Online presentation about CERN for schools

CERN offers teachers and their students from 16 years old the opportunity to participate in a live videoconference about the Organization from their home, or from the classroom

ALICE virtual visit with a Greek school
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What is CERN? What is the mission of the Organization ? How does it work and with what tools? A CERN researcher presents you the Laboratory, but also his or her own background, profession and daily experience within the Organization.

The conference consists of a 40-minute presentation, followed by a 20-minute questions and answers session.


  • For high schools students (Collège in Switzerland, Lycée in France, or equivalent) of Vaud (CH), Geneva (CH), Ain (FR) and Haute-Savoie (FR)
  • To follow the videoconference from home and ask their live questions, students only need an internet connection and a web browser

1 hour
Minimum age
Other language (subject to availability)
Time of the year
All year round

In your classroom or from home

Registration procedure

To register your class, please contact by email with the following information:

  • Dates and times of availability (several options)
  • Any specific subjects that you would like the speaker to develop particularly (physics, technology, CERN governance, applications etc.), knowing that the offer is always a general presentation of the Organization
  • The number of participants (35 participants maximum)
  • The profile of your students (age, level in physics etc.)