CERN in Geneva invites applications for the 2016 Summer studentships for non state nationals. This affords  people the opportunity of getting involved in the day-to-day work of their multicultural teams. Attend lectures, visit CERN facilities, take part in discussions and workshops with people who are leaders in their fields. In fact, it will be a summer like nowhere else on Earth.

Worth of Award

  • 90CHF/day
  • Travel allowance
  • 8 weeks
  • Choice of dates of stay to be indicated in application
  • Health Insurance Scheme (for those students with CERN contracts)
  • 40 hours/week
  • During July & August you may attend lectures from 09:00-12:30 each day (5 weeks)
  • Report to be written by the end of stay
  • The CERN Housing Service will assist you in finding accommodation on, or near the site of the laboratory

Location of Study: Geneva


  • You are a national of any State other than a CERN Member State.
  • You are a university-level undergraduate (Bachelor or Masters) at least in your third year.
  • You will remain registered as a student during your stay at CERN. If you expect to graduate in the European summer 2015, you are also eligible to apply.
  • You have not worked at CERN before (e.g. as a User)
  • You have a good knowledge of English; knowledge of French would be an advantage.

Level of Study: Undergraduate, Graduate

How to Apply

  • In order to be considered for the programme they need to receive TWO REFERENCE LETTERS and a recent ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPT.
  • They also recommend to upload a CV in English or French.

Deadline:application closes  January 27, 2015

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