Nov 9 – 12, 2021
Europe/Stockholm timezone

The course will be an introduction to version control, with a focus on Git.

Some of the main concepts, like repositories, commits, trees, branches, and merges will be covered, as will many of the basic commands, like clone, add, push, pull, commit, and fork.

The lectures will be complemented by hands-on, during which the participants will learn both how to do simple Git commands as well as more complex cases. The hands-ons will mainly be done using GitHub.

Purpose: Learn what Version Control is and how to get started using Git.

Format: The course will be four half-days and comprises of lectures and hands-on sessions. This is an online-only course (Zoom)

Date: 2021-11-(9-12)
Time: 8:30-12:00 on the first day (the first half-hour is an optional Git installation/Kebnekaise login-session for those that need it), 9:00-12:00 on the rest of the days.
Deadline for registration: 2021-11-01

More information, schedule, and registration can be found on the course webpage at HPC2N, Umeå University.

HPC2N, Umeå University MIT-building Campustorget 5, 4th S-907 36 Umeå Sweden


  • Basic knowledge of using the command line.
  • Basic knowledge of using a text editor of your choice on your system.
  • A GitHub user account.
  • A reasonably recent version of Git installed on your system. See the Git homepage.