Date: 19 June 2024 to 21 June 2024
Location: online

MaX school: materials and molecular modelling with Quantum ESPRESSO.

An online school organized by MaX, in collaboration with: NCC Czechia, NCC Austria, NCC Slovakia, NCC Slovenia, NCC Poland and NCC Hungary - June 19-21, 2024.


The course encompasses a comprehensive curriculum designed to cover the primary features of the Quantum ESPRESSO code. The emphasis is on practical skill development. The course strikes a balance between theory and application, offering a hands-on learning experience. It caters to a beginner to intermediate level, aiming to equip participants with the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary for the effective utilization of QUANTUM ESPRESSO in their research and academic pursuits. 

The school is designed for participants with a background in condensed matter physics or chemistry interested in learning to use Quantum ESPRESSO.

The school plans to cover the main features of the code and provide basic user skills such as compilation, simple scripting, choice of parallel options, and similar.

Level: beginners

Language: English

Prerequisites: Background in condensed matter physics or chemistry, basics of the LINUX shell.

Tutors: Paolo Giannozzi (UniUdine), Stefano de Gironcoli, Pietro Delugas, Oscar Baseggio (SISSA), Anton Kokalj and Matic Poberžnik (IJS), Laura Bellentani (CINECA).


Registration is mandatory. The capacity is limited to 50 participants. The course is free of charge for all participants. 

Registration link 



Only registered participants will receive the Zoom link.

After the number of registrations has reached its maximum or the registration form has been closed, you may want to send us an email stating that you are interested to be put on the waiting list. (Vacancies may occur due to cancellations, etc.) E-mail to

This training will be an online event. Technical details about joining will be sent to the accepted registrants before the event. 

Please note that the training is held using Zoom. We advise all participants to download the Zoom application to enjoy full functionality. 


More details and the complete programme @ and