Introduction to PETSc

Date: From 19 to 20 September 2022
Hours: 9:00-8:00
Location: Idris – Campus universitaire d’Orsay rue John Von Neumann Bâtiment 506 F-91403 Orsay cedex – Orsay – France
Organized by: Prace

Introduction to PETSc” is a course offered by PRACE to give the bases to start using PETSc (Portable, Extensible Toolkit for Scientific Computation) as well as giving an overview of the possibilities that this methodology offers, alternating theory with practical examples.

If you are interested and want to know more or want to register for the course, here is the link to the page:


  • C or Fortran programming.
  • Notions of linear algebra, as well as notions of MPI, would be an asset.

Outgoing skill

  • Be able to build and solve simple PDE examples
  • Use and compare different solvers on these examples
  • Be familiar with using the on-line documentation
  • Be able to easily explore other PETsc possibilities relevant to his/her application

Registration at: