Grid5000:Get an account

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General conditions

To get an account, you must use Grid'5000 for its intended purposes. The following extract of our usage policy details these purposes :

Grid'5000 is a scientific instrument supporting experiment-driven research in all areas of computer science, with a focus on distributed computing, high performance computing, big data and networking. Its use should lead to results or contribute to education in this area.

Policy for academics from France

For all academics in France whose work is compatible with the charter, accounts can be requested using the dedicated form after having read and accepted Grid'5000's usage policy. Please contact the person responsible for the site nearest to you before submitting a request if he does not know you, as he will have to accept your request and he will receive account management and accounting mails related to your usage of Grid'5000.

In doubt, you can contact the board of directors at

See the news page for information about events where/when to meet the Grid'5000 community.

Current policy for non-French and/or non-academic applications:

  • Researchers:
    • If you have an active formal collaboration with a French team (e.g. European project), you may be able to get an account. Ask your current collaborator for details.
    • If you do not have an active collaboration with a French team, you can request an account through our open access program.
  • Private companies interested in providing or using resources may contact one of the Grid'5000 executive committee members.