Joint Universities Accelerator School
Joint Universities Accelerator School
8 January - 16 March 2018, Archamps, France


Taught by leading European particle accelerators specialists, JUAS delivers a regularly updated, academically accredited training programme in partnership with CERN and a cluster of 16 European universities.


The school comprises 2 five-week courses: 

  • Course 1 (8 Jan. - 9 Feb.): The science of particle accelerator

  • Course 2 (12 Feb. - 16 March): The technology and applications of particle accelerator

Each course is concluded by examinations which allow students to earn ECTS credits attributed by their home university.


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JUAS is organised by the European Scientific Institute in partnership with 16 major European Universities and CERN:












United Kingdom


JUAS is sponsored by major European research laboratories and collaborations : ACCELENCE, ALBA, CERN,  CEA, CNRS-IN2P3, DESY, DIAMOND, ELETTRA, ESRF, ESS Lund, EuCARD², GANIL,  GSI HZB, INFN, STFC-ISIS, JAI, KIT, OMA, PSI, SOLEIL and by industry: Bergoz Instrumentation , COMPUTER CONTROLS , LINKTRONIX .


JUAS Management

Director : Philippe Lebrun, CERN


Deputy : Elias Metral, CERN