About superconductivity

From 17 to 21 September Geneva will host the 13th European Conference on Applied Superconductivity. Co-organisers of the event CERN and University of Geneva are taking this opportunity to offer science discovery activities!


  • Science Cafés

UNIGE organises science cafés in French and English in September, broaching topics as diverse as superconductive materials, exoplanets or biodiversity. The list of suggested topics and conditions are available (in French) here: https://www.unige.ch/public/jeunes-ecoles/cafesunige/

Dates: between 11 and 15 September, other possible date during the month to be discussed
Venue: in your school, within 30-40 km radius from Geneva
Duration: 1h30
Group size: 60 people at most so that we can guarantee a qualitative exchange
Target age: as from 15-16 years old (Swiss collège, French lycée).

Important: sign up before mid-July


  • S’Cool LAB workshops

CERN S’Cool LAB will welcome students for superconductivity hands-on workshops (in French and English). Come and experiment Physics in a unique venue!

Dates in French: 8 and 13 September
Dates in English: 6 and 15 September
Duration: from 13:00 to 17:30, mostly dedicated to workshops, but not only! Morning slots might be possible, subject to availability.
Group size: 24 pupils maximum per day
Target age: as from 17 years old (Swiss collège, French lycée) at the date of the workshop.


Registration on Indico mandatory before 20 August latest: https://indico.cern.ch/e/supra_scoollab




September 2017


Varies depending on the activity

Minimum age



English, French


In your school (Science cafés) or at CERN (S'Cool LAB workshops)

How to sign up

Terms and conditions are mentioned above.



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