How to apply for a user account

To access most of our services, you need to have a user account.

New users must complete a simple web form to apply for a user account. The process is explained below.

If you already have a user, please ask your Project Leader to grant you access to the project.

If you are a Project Leader, see our information on how to manage user access.

How to get access to national LUMI projects is explained at the bottom of this page.

Follow these steps to apply for a user account

Submit user application

Fill out the application form by following the explanations that appear in the form.

Please remember to use your institute or organisation's details so we can confirm your affiliation. Access will only be given to systems where the project has been allocated.

If you plan to use the NIRD Toolkit, make sure the 'EduPPN' field is filled out.

Project management confirmation

After the application is submitted, an email notification will be sent to the Project Leader(s). They need to sign the user application to confirm it's ready for processing.

Any applications without a Project Leader's signature will not be processed further. application to confirm that it should be processed.

Review by Sigma2

After the Project Leaders sign the user application, Sigma2 will evaluate and process it. If any changes are needed or more information is required, we will get in touch with you.

If any changes are necessary or additional information is required, we will contact you.

Set a password and log in

Once Sigma2 has processed your application, you will receive an email and SMS with instructions on how to set a password for your account.

Please note that the password you receive by SMS is temporary and must be changed within 7 days. After setting a password, please wait 15 minutes for the changes to be applied before log in.

Access to national LUMI projects

Adding users to the EuroHPC machine LUMI is done by Sigma2 staff directly in their portal.
Project leaders with a project on LUMI must send an email to containing the following information about each user that should get access:

  • name
  • email
  • address
  • nationality