August 23, 2020 to September 5, 2020 Cancelled
AGH University of Science and Technology
Europe/Warsaw timezone

Due to COVID-19, CERN School of Computing 2020 is cancelled. Thank you for your interest in the school, and we hope to welcome you at the CSC 2021.

Welcome to the 43rd CERN School of Computing (CSC 2020)!
The school will take place from August 23rd to September 5th in the beautiful city of Kraków - Poland.

This year’s School is organized in collaboration with AGH University of Science and Technology (AGH), together with Institute of Nuclear Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences (IFJ PAN).

Academic programme

The two-week programme consists of more than 50 hours of lectures and hands-on exercises, covering three main themes: physics computing, software engineering, and data technologies. Students who pass the final optional exam will receive a diploma from CSC, as well as 6 ECTS credits from AGH and IFJ.

Other activities

However, it's not all study; the social and sport programme is also a vital part of the School. We will have ample opportunities to explore and experience some of the great cultural, historical and natural attractions of Kraków and its region.

Important dates

  • early March - registration opens
  • Wednesday 15 April (midnight UTC+2 / CEST) - extended deadline for applications
  • Tuesday 5 May late May - you will be informed of outcome of selections
  • Sunday 14 June late June (TBD) - latest date for School fees payment if you are accepted
  • Sunday 23 August (afternoon/evening) - student arrivals at Novotel Kraków City West, Kraków-Poland
  • Saturday 5 September (morning) - departure

Who can apply?

The School is aimed at postgraduate (ie. minimum of Bachelor degree or equivalent) engineers and scientists, working at CERN or at other research institutes, with experience in particle physics, in computing or in related fields. We welcome applications from all nationalities, and encourage all qualified persons to apply. Limited financial support may be available.

AGH University of Science and Technology
al. Mickiewicza 30 30-059 Kraków Poland