The Summer Student Programme is more than summer work. It's the chance to join CERN in Geneva - getting involved in the day-to-day work of our 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!


A program that provides excellent international experience and exposure to particle physics and related research fields.  

Incredibly unique and special opportunity to learn new skills, collaborate in large teams, and meet people in your field from around the world. Truly an amazing experience which I will recommend to others.


It has definitely been one of the most exciting experiences in my life. My experience here will undoubtedly prove to be extremely useful in my future career, be it academic or professional. I will never forget and greatly treasure the time spent here working with my supervisor, fellow summer students and colleagues.

  Carrying out the project even online is a great experience that you learn so much from. It is an opportunity to come in contact with leading academics and scientist in such a great place as CERN


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CERN NMS Summer School 2018
The presentation was given by STFC representatives to the Non-Member State Summer Students. Some general pictures and portraits (Image: CERN)

Every year, a third of the Non-Member States Summer Students are supported by a CERN & Society Foundation grant, made possible thanks to the generous gifts of private donors.