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Training Services

We support the Finnish universities, research institutes and government by offering intensive courses, workshops, and other events that cover topics from bleeding-edge technologies to widely used methods and other useful practical skills in IT.

Additionally, CSC

  • supports university education by sharing training material
  • produces training content that can be incorporated into larger courses
  • maintains well-equipped training facilities
  • participates in European training collaborations and networks

Besides training events, CSC also participates in organizing large international conferences in Finland and a variety of yearly meetings for various customer groups.

High-quality training portfolio

CSC organizes annually from 50 to 60 training events in the form of various courses, workshops, seminars etc. comprising in total over 100 training days a year. As lecturers and trainers in these events, we use leading experts in the fields of scientific computing, data networking, and data management – both from CSC and external organisations.

The aim of the training is to provide imminent and significant benefits for researchers' daily scientific work. The courses introduce methods for efficiently using the resources offered by CSC, inform the participants of newest technologies and methods, and promote national and international network building among scientists.

CSC has been selected as one of the six PRACE Training Centres in Europe bringing world-class top-quality training in scientific computing to Finland.

Training facilities

The CSC training facilities are also available for external use. In the computer classroom, it is also possible to use your own software. depending on the requirements. If you are interested in renting our training facilities for your own use, please contact

Customized training

The courses in our training portfolio can be customized according to your needs. Workshops and courses can be arranged in our own facilities as well as yours. For example, university computer classrooms are usually a good place for an event. If needed, CSC can also take care of setting up a remote connection for online participants. Customized training is offered at a case-by-case price.

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