Software Carpentry Workshop

March 19, 2024, 2:00 p.m. (CET)

IntCDC, FoKUS, TIK, and SimTech

Time: March 19, 2024, 2:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Additional date: March 20, 2024, 2:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
March 21, 2024, 2:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
March 22, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
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We would like to invite you to the upcoming IntCDC Key Skills Worshop on Software Carpentry (!

On 19-22 March 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 2:00 to 5:45 pm (Fr 1:00-4:45 pm), 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

We are looking forward to seeing you soon!

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