When culture, education and science meet the public
Discover CERN, its organisation, its tools, its research and the people behind it in an interactive presentation from the comfort of your house.
Invite a CERN researcher to your classroom to give a lecture on his or her job!
For a week in February, UNIGE Scienscope, EPFL, LAPP and CERN offer local schools the opportunity to welcome a female scientist/engineer to present her work to classes
Our classroom activities catalogue offer ideas on how to introduce particle physics in your classroom in a hands-on way
A short introduction to the Laboratory followed by a visit to two experiment sites or technology facilities accompanied by our official guides. School tours must be booked in advance!
In the Universe of Particles exhibition, explore the questions CERN physicists are trying to answer: given that the entire universe is made of particles, where do they come from? Why do they behave in the way they do?
A French-Swiss cross-border colloquium where pupils present their secondary school projects to each other.
The project introduces children to the scientific research process as they study a mysterious box that they are not allowed to open.
Physics Masterclasses for high school students who come and perform measurements on real data from particle physics experiments at CERN
An international competition of scientific experiment for high school students from all around the world organised by CERN.
Each year, CERN takes part in Ethnopoly, a life-size scavenger hunt that invites primary school pupils to discover Meyrin’s wealth of cultural diversity
Three days of workshops for kids and pupils aged 10 to 18, around scientific and technological kits.
Exceptional visits of the CMS CERN underground detector in Cessy (France), open to local primary and secondary schools.
"Job Shadowing" internships are possible at CERN for secondary students , if this forms an obligatory part of their school programme.
Stay informed about CERN's future educational offers for teachers, students and pupils in the local area.