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Power Systems: Linux on Power participating schools

Power servers natively run both Red Hat and SUSE Linux server operating systems, offering a scalable alternative for open source applications. As the demand for IT skills grows, students with skills on Power Systems and Linux will expand their job and career opportunities worldwide. Our participating schools are listed alphabetically by country.

To be included in this list or to find out more about these schools, please send a note to powerskills@us.ibm.com or call 845-433-8500 (USA).

This information was last updated March 16, 2015.

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Argentina

  • INSTITUTO TECNOLOGICO ORT
    Belgrano

    Course offerings: Linux Basics and Installation
  • UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLOGICA NACIONAL (CORDOBA)
    Cordoba

    Course offerings: AIX Basics; Linux Basics, Administration and Fundamentals

Belgium

  • KAREL DE GROTE-HOGESCHOOL
    Antwerpen

    Course offerings: Linux, IBM i operating systems, CL programming on iSeries and AIX

Brazil

  • FACULDADE MAUA
    Wansbeck

    Course offerings: Linux Basics and Installation
  • INSTITUTO BRASILIA DE TECHNOLOGIA E INOVACAO
    Brazil

    Course offerings: Linux Basics and Installation

Canada

  • MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND
    St. Johns, NL
  • NOVA SCOTIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
    Yarmouth, NS

    Course offerings: Linux basics, installation, Korn and Bash Shell Programming
  • TELE-UNIVERSITE
    Quebec

    Course offerings: Linux basics, installation, fundamentals and administration
  • UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
    Vancouver

    Course offerings: Linux System Implementation
    Research: Research on large-scale numerical simulation and inference algorithms for modeling electromagnetic phenomena

China

  • BEIJING UNIVERSITY OF POSTS & TELECOMMUNICATIONS
    Beijing

    Course offerings: AIX Operation, DB2, Java, WebSphere, Operating Systems overview
  • BEIJING UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
    Beijing

    Course offerings: Operating Systems overview
  • CHONGQING UNIVERSITY
    Chongqing, Chongqing

    Course offerings: Operating Systems overview
  • DALIAN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
    Dalian, Liaoning

    Course offerings: Enterprise server system application foundation, Enterprise server management system, Enterprise server program design, Enterprise server database application, AIX User, AIX System Admin, Linux, Operating Systems overview
  • DONGHUA UNIVERSITY
    Changning, Shanghai

    Course offerings: Operating Systems overview
  • EAST CHINA NORMAL UNIVERSITY
    Shanghai

    Course offerings: Operating Systems overview
  • HARBIN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Harbin, Heilongjiang

    Course offerings: AIX/Linux operating system, computer fundamentals
  • HUAZHONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Wuhan, Hubei

    Course offerings: AIX basic course, DB2 course, Linux course, SHELL programming
  • HUNAN UNIVERSITY
    Changsha, Hunan

    Course offerings: Operating Systems Overview
  • JILIN UNIVERSITY
    Changchun, Jilin

    Course offerings: Operating Systems Overview
  • LANZHOU UNIVERSITY
    Lanzhou, Gansu

    Course offerings: Operating Systems overview
  • NANJING UNIVERSITY
    Nanjing, Jiangsu

    Course offerings: Operating Systems overview
  • NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY
    Shenyang, Liaoning

    Course offerings: AIX, Introduction to Enterprise Server System, Operating Systems overview
  • PEKING UNIVERSITY
    Haidian, Beijing

    Course offerings: Operating Systems overview
  • SHANDONG UNIVERSITY
    Jinan, Shandong

    Course offerings: Operating Systems overview
  • SHANGHAI JIAO TONG UNIVERSITY
    Shanghai

    Course offerings: Operating Systems
  • SHANGHAI UNIVERSITY OF FINANCE AND ECONOMICS
    Shanghai

    Course offerings: Operating Systems overview
  • SICHUAN UNIVERSITY
    Chengdu, Sichuan

    Course offerings: Computational cluster for medical information process, Operating Systems overview
  • SOUTH CHINA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
    Guangzhou, Guangdong

    Course offerings: Operating Systems overview
  • SOUTHEAST UNIVERSITY
    Nanjing, Jiangsu

    Course offerings: Operating Systems overview
  • SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
    Guang Zhou, Guang Dong

    Course offerings: RPG IV, IBM Power System Technology and Application, Operating Systems overview
  • TIANJIN UNIVERSITY
    Tianjin

    Course offerings: UNIX/Linux Operating Systems, Operating Systems Theory
  • TONGJI UNIVERSITY
    Shanghai

    Course offerings: Power Systems Introduction and Program Development, Operating System overview
    Research: Cloud computing based on AIX/UNIX
  • UNIVERSITY OF ELECTRONIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF CHINA
    Chengdu, Sichuan

    Course offerings: Foundation of AIX, Programming on UNIX, Structure of UNIX, Operating System overview
  • WUHAN UNIVERSITY
    Wuhan, Hubei

    Course offerings: Operating System overview
  • XIAMEN UNIVERSITY
    Xiamen, Fujian

    Course offerings: Operating System overview
  • XI'AN JIAOTONG UNIVERSITY
    Xi'an, Shaanxi

    Course offerings: Operating System overview
  • XIDIAN UNIVERSITY
    Xi'an, Shaanxi

    Course offerings: Operating System overview
  • YUNNAN UNIVERSITY
    Kunming, Yunnan

    Course offerings: Operations, Administration, DB2, Linux, Networking, XML, COBOL, Java and Security, programming and performance, Operating Systems overview
  • ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY, SOFTWARE COLLEGE
    Hangzhou, Zhejiang

    Course offerings: An Introduction to Operating Systems, Operating System Experiment

Czech Republic

  • CENTRAL SCHOOL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
    Frydek-Mistek

    Course offerings: Linux Basics
  • CHARLES UNIVERSITY
    Praha

    Course offerings: Linux (administration, internals), XML, Java, some middleware technologies

Egypt

  • ARAB ACADEMY FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
    Cairo

    Course offerings: IBM i Administration; BRMS; AIX Basics; AIX Jumpstart; TCP/IP for AIX Administrators; AIX NIM Concepts; Linux Basics, Installation and Administration

Finland

  • ROVANIEMI UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES
    Rovaniemi, Lapland

    Course offerings: Server environment and Linux UNIX Basics

Germany

  • EDV SCHULEN WIESAU
    Wiesau

    Course offerings: Operations, Administration, DB2, RPG, Linux, XML, Java, WebSphere
  • GSI GERMAN HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS INSTITUTE
    Darmstadt
  • LEIBNIZ INSTITUTE FOR BALTIC SEA RESEARCH WARNEMUNDE
    Rostock

    Course offerings: Various Linux projects including Linux on POWER
  • TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES
    Wildau

    Course offerings: Big data project
  • UNIVERSITY OF DUISBURG-ESSEN
    Duisburg

    Course offerings: Linux basics, installation, fundamentals and administration

Hungary

  • SZECHENYI ISTVAN UNIVERSITY
    Gyor

    Course offerings: Intelligent Operations Center (IOC)

India

  • INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY DEHLI
    Dehli

    Partnering with IBM University Alliance team on various Power and storage collaborations.
  • INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ROPAR
    Ropar

    Partnering with IBM University Alliance team on various Power and storage collaborations.
  • INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY/UNIVERSITY OF PUNE
    Pune

    Partnering with IBM University Alliance team on various Power and storage collaborations.
  • RAJALAKSHMI ENGINEERING COLLEGE
    Tamil Nadu

    Course offerings: PowerLinux Fundamentals
  • SRI PRAKASH COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING TUNI
    Andhra Pradesh

    Course offerings: UNIX/AIX User Essentials; PowerLinux Fundamentals
  • SS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - HYDERABAD
    Andhra Pradesh

    Course offerings: Linux System Implementation
  • SWARNANDHRA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
    Narsapur

    Course offerings: AIX; Linux
  • TECHNO INDIA NJR INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Rajasthan

    Course offerings: Linux Basics and Installation
  • UNIVERSITY OF HYDERABAD
    Hyderabad

    Partnering with IBM University Alliance team on various Power and storage collaborations.
  • UNIVERSITY OF MADRAS
    Madras

    Partnering with IBM University Alliance team on various Power and storage collaborations.

Indonesia

  • UNIVERSITAS KATOLIK INDONESIA ATMA JAYA
    Jakarta

    Course offerings: Linux Basics and Installation

Ireland

  • DUBLIN UNIVERSITY
    Dublin

    Course offerings: Projects associated with second and third year degree requirements.

Latvia

  • UNIVERSITY OF LATVIA
    Latvia

    Course offerings: Linux Basics, Installation and Implementation; PowerLinux Fundamentals

Italy

  • ISTITUTO NAZIONALE DI ASTROFISICA - INAF
    Bologna
  • UNIVERSITA DI FIRENZE
    Sesto F.no, Firenze

    Course offerings: Small part devoted to Linux/AIX

Latvia

  • UNIVERSITY OF LATVIA
    Latvia

    Course offerings: Linux Basics, Installation and Implementation; PowerLinux Fundamentals

Lithuania

  • KAUNAS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
    Kaunas

    Course offerings: System Administration and Technical Support
    Research: Linux is used to host research results (web applications, web pages, etc.)

Malaysia

  • INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY & COLLEGES
    Selangor Darul Ehsan

    Course offerings: Linux Jumpstart for UNIX System Administrators
  • KDU UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
    Glenmarie

    Course offerings: Linux Basics, Installation and Administration; Zend PHP
  • MONASH UNIVERSITY
    Bandar Sunway

Mexico

  • UNIVERSIDAD DEL VALLE DE MEXICO (UVM)
    Mexico City

    Course offerings: Korn and Bash Shell Programming; PowerLinux Fundamentals
  • UNIVERSIDAD MADERO (UMAD)
    Puebla

Netherlands

  • DELFT UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
    Delft

    Course offerings: Linux for UNIX System Administrators; PowerLinux Fundamentals

Pakistan

  • UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, PESHAWAR
    Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Peru

  • UNIVERSIDAD DE LIMA
    Lima

    Course offerings: AIX Basics; Linux Basics and Administration


Philippines

  • ATENEO DE DAVAO UNIVERSITY
    Dabaw

    Course offerings: Linux Basics and Installation

Poland

  • SILESIAN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
    Gliwice, Silesia

    Course offerings: Computer Architecture, Databases, Universal Data Management platform IBM DB2, Configuration and programming of IBM i; AIX Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals; Linux Basics
  • WARSAW SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
    Warsaw

    Course offerings: AIX, IBM i and Linux Academic Initiative curriculum
  • ZESPOL SZKOL TECHNICZYNCH (Radom Technical School)
    Radom

    Course offerings: Linux Professional Institute (LPI) exam prep and Novell Certified Linux Administrator

Philippines

  • DAVAO DEL NORTE STATE COLLEGE
    Panabo

    Course offerings: Java, Linux, WebSphere, RAD, Linux Fundamentals

Portugal

  • LISBON UNIVERSITY
    Lisbon

    Course offerings: Parallel and Distributed Computing
  • UNIVERSIDADE LUSOFONA DE HUMANIDADES E TECNOLOGIAS
    Lisbon

    Course offerings: Linux basics, installation and administration

Romania

  • UNIVERSITY POLITEHNICA OF BUCHAREST
    Bucharest

    Course offerings: Linux System Administration; Distributed computing architectures; Zend PHP

Russia

  • MOSCOW STATE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF RADIO ENGINEERING, ELECTRONICS AND AUTOMATION (MIREA)
    Moscow

    Course offerings: Linux Basics and Installation

Serbia

  • UNIVERSITY OF BELGRADE
    Belgrade

    Course offerings: Linux Basics, Installation and Implementation

Spain

  • AUTONOMOUS UNIVERSITY OF MADRID
    Madrid

    Course offerings: Linux Administration
  • POLYTECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MADRID
    Madrid

    Course offerings: Linux for UNIX System Administrators
  • UNIVERSITY OF NAVARRA
    Pamplona, Navarra

    Course offerings: Linux Basics and Administration

Thailand

  • CHULALONGKORN UNIVERSITY
    Pathumwan, Bangkok

    Course offerings: Linux Basics and Installation
  • KING MONGKUT'S UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
    Prachinburi

Turkey

  • BILKENT UNIVERSITY
    Ankara

    Course offerings: AIX Administration and Problem Determination; NIM Concepts and Configuration; PowerLinux

United Arab Emirates

  • HIGHER COLLEGES OF TECHNOLOGY
    Sharjah, Ash Shariqah

    Course offerings: AIX; Linux

United Kingdom

  • GLASGOW CALEDONIAN UNIVERSITY
    Glasgow, Scotland

    Course offerings: Operating Systems and Security (Covers Linux and System Security)
  • UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
    Oxfordshire

    Research: HPC applications on Power systems running bare-bones Ubuntu, with a view towards the future CORAL systems with combined Power9/Volta compute nodes
  • UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER
    Jordanstown

    Course offerings: Linux Basics and Installation

United States

Arizona

  • ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
    Tempe, AZ

    Course offerings: Linux Fundamentals
  • NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY
    Flagstaff, AZ

    Course offerings: Advanced topics in software engineering

Arkansas

  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
    Fort Smith, AR

    Course offerings: Linux Basics

California

  • COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE
    Sacramento, CA

    Course offerings: Linux Basics, Installationa and Administration
  • MODESTO JUNIOR COLLEGE
    Modesto, CA

    Course offerings: Introduction to UNIX/Linux
  • REEDLEY COLLEGE
    Reedley, CA

    Course offerings: Linux Fundamentals; Linux System Administration
  • VICTOR VALLEY COLLEGE
    Victorville, CA

    Course offerings: Intro to UNIX; System Administration; PHP; Linux

Colorado

  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF AURORA
    Aurora, CO

    Course offerings: Fundamentals of UNIX (on Linux); Networking Fundamentals; Network Security Fundamentals

Connecticut

  • CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY
    New Britain, CT

Florida

  • FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Melbourne, FL

    Course offerings: System requirements analysis; Rational Doors
  • SOUTH UNIVERSITY
    Tampa, FL

    Course offerings: Undergraduate and graduate students are using the Power Systems Academic Cloud to set up collaborative environment labs for software engineering and case tools.
  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
    Gainesville, FL

    Partnering with IBM University Alliance team on multiple projects using Power8

Georgia

  • ALPHARETTA HIGH SCHOOL
    Alpharetta, GA

    Course offerings: Linux basics and installation
  • DALTON STATE COLLEGE
    Dalton, GA

    Course offerings: RPG ILE, CL, DB2, COBOL, Linux, Networking and System Operations
  • EMORY UNIVERSITY
    Atlanta, GA

    Research: Research on large-scale numerical simulation and inference algorithms for modeling electromagnetic phenomena
  • SOUTHERN POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY
    Marietta, GA

    Course offerings: AIX Introduction and Administration; Linux Fundamentals

Guam

  • GUAM COMMUNITY COLLEGE
    Barrigada, Guam

    Course offerings: Operations, RPG, Linux

Illinois

  • DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY
    River Forest, IL

    Course offerings: Principles of UNIX; Intro to Operating Systems
  • ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Chicago, IL

    Course offerings: UNIX System and Administration; Linux Basics and Installation; Linux System Administration; PowerLinux Fundamentals
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
    Palos Hills, IL

    Course offerings: Operations
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
    Urbana Champaign, IL

    Partnering with IBM University Alliance team on multiple projects, including OpenPower initiative

Louisiana

  • BATON ROUGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Course offerings: Linux and AIX
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
    Eunice, LA

    Course offerings: Operating systems; Linux

Maryland

  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
    Baltimore County, MD

    Partnering with IBM University Alliance team collaborating with the national weather service and veterans administration using Power8

Michigan

  • BAKER COLLEGE ONLINE
    Course offerings: RPG, Networking; Introduction to UNIX/Linux
  • DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY
    Grand Rapids, MI

    Course offerings: Course development
  • FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
    Big Rapids, MI

    Course offerings: Linux Administration

Missouri

  • MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY
    Springfield, MO

    Course offerings: Linux Essentials
  • PARK UNIVERSITY
    Parkville, MO

    Course offerings: RPG IV Programming; Linux System Administration
  • ST. LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, MERAMEC
    St. Louis, MO

Nebraska

  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
    Omaha, NE

    Course offerings: Linux

New Jersey

  • NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Newark, NJ

    Course offerings: Linux Jumpstart; Korn and Bash Shell Programming

New York

  • NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
    New York City, NY
  • ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Rochester, NY

    Course offerings: System administration; Advanced storage architectures
  • UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER
    Rochester, NY

    Course offerings: Parallel and distributed systems; Operating systems

North Carolina

  • NORTH CAROLINA A&T STATE UNIVERSITY
    Greensboro, NC

    Course offerings: Intro to UNIX, Special Topics in Data Appliances, Intro to DB Management; C++ & Java Programming; Database; Zend PHP

Oregon

  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY OPEN SOURCE LAB
    Corvallis, OR

    Partnering with IBM University Alliance team and IBM Linux Technology Center to create an OpenPOWER Center, Open Stack initiative

Pennsylvania

  • PENN COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Willliamsport, PA

South Carolina

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
    Columbia, SC

    Course offerings: Linux Basics and Installation

Texas

  • HILL COLLEGE
    Hillsboro, TX

    Course offerings: UNIX/Linux Operating Systems
  • RICE UNIVERSITY
    Houston, TX

    Partnering with IBM University Alliance team on special projects using IBM's Power8 Genomic Pipeline Optimization Architecture (GPOA)
  • SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE
    San Antonio, TX

    Course offerings: Linux administration and fundamentals
  • TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
    College Station, TX

    Partnering with IBM University Alliance team involving multiple strategic initiatives
  • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS ADVANCED COMPUTING CENTER
    Austin, TX

    Partnering with IBM University Alliance team on multiple projects using Power8 servers and high-end FPGA platforms.

Virginia

  • VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY
    Richmond, VA

    Research: UNIX/LINUX flavors are used on a majority of the servers that are used for supporting the course requirements and research needs.
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE & STATE UNIVERSITY
    Blacksburg, VA

    Course offerings: Numerical Methods; Scientific Computing; Parallel Computing; Numerical Analysis and Software
    Research: FORTRAN

Venezuela

  • UNITEC COLLEGE
    Valencia, Carabobo

Vietnam

  • CANTHO UNIVERSITY
    Ninh Kieu District
  • FPT UNIVERSITY
    Hanoi

    Course offerings: Embedded Software Development
  • HANOI UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Hanoi

    Course offerings: ILOG CPLEX

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