CERN Technical Student Programme 2016

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Application Deadline: October 30th 2015
Are you an undergraduate student of a CERN Member State nationality in a technical field looking for a practical training period or a place to do your final project?

The Technical Student Programme is aimed at undergraduate students in applied physics, engineering or computing, to spend a training period of 4 to 12 months during the course of their studies (Bachelor or Master). Students specializing in theoretical or experimental particle physics are not eligible under the Programme.


Applied physics, IT, mathematics, electrical, electronic, mechanical or civil engineering, instrumentation for accelerators and particle physics experiments, materials science, radiation protection, safety and environmental protection, surveying, ultra-high vacuum, engineering management.

Students specialising in theoretical or experimental particle physics are NOT eligible to apply for this programme.

Eligibility conditions

  • You are a national of a CERN Member State and studying in a Member State. Romanian, Serbian and Turkish nationals are also eligible.

Students from Non-Member States are able to apply only if they have been residing in a Member State for the last 5 years and are currently enrolled in a Member State educational establishment

  • You should have completed at least 18 months of your undergraduate studies.
  • You can stay at least 4 or at most 12 months remaining registered as a full-time student. To be able to fully benefit from a technical studentship we advise students to opt for the longest period possible.
  • You have a good knowledge of English OR French.
What We Offer

  • A monthly living allowance to cover the expenses of a single person in the Geneva area.
  • A health insurance for illnesses and accidents of professional or non-professional nature.
  • Travel expenses (on a lump sum basis).
Selection Procedure

Applications are considered by a Selection Committee which meets two times a year in June and December. Results are communicated after the Committee. Dates and corresponding deadlines for application are available on our web site by clicking here.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the  CERN Technical Student Programme 2016

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