Account Activation

You need a full, non-student GWDG account to use the HPC system.
This excludes student accounts (i.e. accounts with mail addresses ending in, even though they are marked as full accounts in the portal.

To see if you have a full GWDG account and can therefore be activated for th HPC service, log in to our portal, and take a look at your account page: If you do not have a full GWDG account or are a student, please see below how to get one.

Non-Full Accounts may currently also be displayes as “GWDG Full Accounts”. We are sorry for the confusion. If it says “GWDG Full Account, but the Institute ends with “Nutzer o. Institut (GNOI), it is NOT a full account.

To get your account activated, please send an email to, including your username and ideally from the email address associated with the account.

Getting a full GWDG Account

To apply for a full GWDG account, please fill out this form. Once you have such an account, you can have it activated as described above.

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