ESN Geneva is giving you the opportunity to do a guided tour of CERN, the biggest particle physics laboratory in the world. The laboratory spreads between Switzerland and France and has been the place of many discoveries and Nobel prizes!
HOW DO I GET THERE?
We will meet at the reception of CERN. You can take tram 18, get off at the stop CERN and cross the road. Here is an access map: http://visit.cern/get-to-cern
Tuesday, May 9th at 1:30 PM. Please be at the meeting point on time :)
The tour will be given by a staff member of CERN. It includes an introduction with a short movie and the visit of 1 to 2 spots in the underground.
CERN also has 2 exhibitions (Microcosm near the reception & The Universe of Particles on the ground floor of the Globe) that you’ll be able to visit on your own after the tour.
Until about 5:30 PM.
The tour will be given in English.
HOW MUCH WILL IT COST?
It’s free, with a caution of 10 CHF.
!!!!!! ATTENTION !!!!!!:
→ If you cannot find the meeting point on the day of the visit, you can contact Lucie, the organizer of the event, at 076 421 97 18. Also contact her if you have any questions ahead of the visit.
→ Have your ID/passport with you. CERN is on the Swiss-French border that we may cross during our visit. In addition, depending on your nationality, a Schengen visa can also be necessary; check with the consulate or embassy of your country if you are unsure.
→ Do not have any big bags or suitcases.
→ Do not carry any knives or weapons.
→ For security reasons, high heels, open shoes or sandals are not allowed.
→ Smoking is prohibited in all parts of the campus.
→ There is no Wifi on the campus.
→ During the visit, it is allowed to take pictures and videos (CERN doesn’t have any secrets!).
HOW DO I SIGN UP?
Next to the Guichet Mobilité in the hall of Uni-Mail (near the Baud-Bovy entrance):
- Thursday, May 4th, 12 to 2.15 pm.
- Friday, May 5th, 12 to 2.15 p.m.
We will ask you for a deposit of 10 CHF that will be given back on the day of the visit. Attention: please take your ESN card with you when you sign up.
(You can sign up for your friends up if they can not come, but you’ll need to show us their card. It is also possible to buy a card whilst signing up).
NUMBER OF PLACES AVAILABLE:
Maximum 43 people.
We are looking forward to seeing you!
Your ESN Geneva team.