Nov 3 – 30, 2023
Europe/Zurich timezone

Postdoctoral Researcher Jannicke Pearkes (the University of Colorado, Boulder) giving a tour for a group of CMS newcomers. Image credit: Kathryn Coldham (Princeton University).


The LHC Early Career Scientists Fora (ECSF) – which comprises the ALICE Junior Representatives, the ATLAS Early Career Scientists Board, the CMS Young Scientists Committee (CMS YSC) and the LHCb Early Career Gender and Diversity Office – are pleased to offer our LHC ECSF CERN Newcomers Tours.

These are free, in-person walking tours of the CERN Meyrin site for newcomers who work on a CERN experiment.

These do not cover the areas currently offered by the CERN visits service but instead focus on areas commonly needed by CERN personnel on a day-to-day basis (e.g. showing where the secretariat’s office is, the CERN library, where to print posters on site, etc...). The tours also cover areas that might be needed less frequently (e.g. the medical service).

This is to help newcomers to find their way around the CERN sites. Guides for these tours are members of the LHC ECSF and they give helpful facts along the way (e.g. where can free stationary be obtained from? What is the procedure for getting a CERN bike or car? etc...).

Our tours can be given in your preferred language if a tour guide who speaks your language is available. 

As the route for the Prévessin site is currently being finalised, we are currently offering tours of the Meyrin site only. If you would like to join a tour of the Meyrin site this month, please register using the registration form.

Shortly afterwards you will receive an email to schedule the date and starting time of the tour, which should last a maximum of 1 hour.

Please do not hesitate to contact, if you have any questions or would like to join our team!