Talks by researchers in schoolrooms

Invite a CERN researcher to your classroom to give a lecture on his or her job! During the talks, the researchers describe their career backgrounds, their research and their day-to-day work. They reveal some mysteries of science and conduct some small demonstrations if they wish. CERN scientists, engineers and technicians will be thrilled to meet you!


  • Primary or secondary schools within 30 km of CERN
  • Talks can be in English or French
  • Maximum 30 students per presentation
Offer limited by the availability of CERN scientists and engineers. Priority given to classes who can justify the relevance of the visit as part of their study program. Teachers must prepare their classes to the visits.


Throughout the school year, according to the participating researchers' availability.


45 min. to 1 hour

Minimum age


Maximum Age



English or French (other languages available on a case-by-case basis)


At French and Swiss schools and colleges within a radius of 30 km from CERN sites.

How to sign up

Please send an e-mail to, stating your preferred dates (if known), and the relevance of the presentation according to your class' study curriculum.

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