Software Carpentry Workshop

March 19, 2024

Time: March 19 – 22, 2024
Registration close: March 15, 2024
Event language: English
Venue: M17.14 (01.011) in K2
Keplerstr. 17
70174  Stuttgart

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On March 19-22, 2024, members of IntCDC, FoKUS, TIK, and SimTech will host the next Software Carpentry workshop (SCW,

The workshop targets

  • doctoral researchers,
  • students and
  • employees with no or only little experience in programming.

About the Software Carpentry Workshop

The Carpentries ( is a community initiative that provides programming tools for the daily routine of scientists. The content of the workshop will be as follows:

  • Using the Unix shell
  • Version control using Git
  • Programming and creating diagrams with Python

The workshop will not only be about teaching fundamental programming skills, but also about how to automate and reproduce scientific processes as well as possible. For instance, after attending this workshop you will be able to:

  • Automate repetitive tasks
  • Establish a workflow for keeping track of your work
  • Reproduce tabular data for analysis and visualization


Participants must bring a laptop with a Mac, Linux, or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.) that they have administrative privileges on. They should have a few specific software packages installed (see workshop website).

More Information and Registration

  • On four days from 14:00 to 17:45 (Fr 13:00-16:45), the workshop will be held in person, is free of charge and given in English
  • The venue of the workshop is Room M17.14 (01.011) in K2, Keplerstr. 17, 70174 Stuttgart, Germany
  • In cooperation with GRADUS (The Graduate Academy of the University of Stuttgart), doctoral students receive 1 credit point (ECTS), all other participants receive a certificate of attendance
  • The number of participants is limited to 20 persons
  • The deadline for registration is Friday, 15.03.2024
  • For the break we will offer coffee, drinks, and some pastries
  • See the workshop website ( for additional information and the required setup
  • You can register via ILIAS (

Do you have any questions? Please do not hesitate to contact the SCW Team via


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