Talk by a CERN researcher in your classroom

Invite a CERN researcher to your classroom to give a lecture on his or her job!

Female ambassadors for science visit local schools
Maria Alandes Pradillo and Rosy Nikolaidou present CERN to children at the École de la Bretonnière in Prévessin-Moëns. (Image: CERN)

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 and your pupils!


  • Primary or secondary schools within 30 km of CERN (if your school is a outside this area, do not hesitate to contact us anyway)
  • Talks in English or French (other languages available on a case-by-case basis)
  • Maximum 35 pupils per presentation
  • Pupils aged 8 to 18
  • 1 hour presentation

Offer limited by the availability of CERN scientists. 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 (resources available upon request).

1 hour
Âge minimum
Âge maximum
Other language (subject to availability)
Time of the year
All year round

In your classroom or in videoconference

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Contact us and let us know the following information:

  • Name and address of your school
  • Number of pupils in the class
  • Age of pupils
  • Level of science knowledge of pupils
  • Possible language(s)
  • Availability and preferred dates (if known)
  • Desired expertise of the speaker (IT, physics, engineering...) *


Feel free also to let us know the relevance of the presentation according to your class' study curriculum.