Joint Universities Accelerator School
School courses

The full programme covers essential topics during 10 weeks from January to March.


Each course lasts 5 weeks: 4 weeks comprising more than 100 hours of lectures and tutorials, including computer sessions, and the final week given over to revision and the written examinations. 


The programme includes visits to leading research laboratories and practical work at CERN and Bergoz Instrumentation.




Course I. Particle Accelerator Science



Course II. Particle Accelerator Technology & Applications


  • One day of practical work at Bergoz Instrumentation


The lectures and tutorials are backed up by visits / demonstrations at:


CERN - European Laboratory for Particle Physics, Geneva.

ESRF - European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble.

PSI – Paul Scherrer Institute , Villigen. 

HUG - Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Geneva.

Bergoz Instrumentation, Saint Genis Pouilly.