LUNARC - Center for Scientific and Technical Computing at Lund University


Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Engineering and Technology

Type of infrastructure

  • Equipment
  • Services

Name of national/international infrastructure this infrastructure belongs to

LUNARC provides resources to the WLCG consortium via


The center provides computational, storage and
visualisation resources and expertise for Lund University
and on a national level in Sweden
Lunarc has been in operation since 1986. As of 2003, the
services are synchronized with five other centers within
the Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing, SNIC.

Equipment and resources

LUNARC operates an high-performance computing
facility, Aurora, which provides over 6000 cores. In
addition to this LUNARC also provides ~3 Petabytes of
storage resources for SNIC and LU researchers. LUNARC also provides GPU-resources for computing and

Services provided

Provider of high performance compute, storage and
visualization resources for Swedish academia.

Management of the infrastructure

LUNARC has a board appointed by Lund University. Day
to day operations are handled by a director and a deputy

Available for loan

Available for loan - internal and external

Terms of access:

Access to resoures through application process.