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CAS@ESI - Practical information


The CERN Accelerator School (CAS) proposes a basic introductory course on CERN accelerators,

from 25 to 29 June 2018 at ESI, in Archamps (France).


This very compact course lasts only for 5 days and is non-residential for CERN participants.

A few places will be made available to people from outside CERN via the standard CAS registration.

For those students three hotels near the Archamps site will be available for accommodation.




For those students who will need accommodation please reserve your room at one of the following hotels

(all within walking distance of ESI)

IBIS Archamps (***)   

Best Western Porte Sud de Genève (****)




OPENING DAY : meeting time at 8:30

Archamps Technopole : The school is located on a business park, where the public transport service is limited.

If you have a personal car, we strongly advise you to come with your own car for the duration of the course.

Find more information to reach Archamps by your own mean of transportation here 




Coffee breaks 

Tea and coffee making facilities are available on free access at ESI, along with fresh drinks (fruit juices, water).



Daily lunch buffet will be available at ESI. Menus include vegan dishes.


After work : every day will end with the possibility to extend discussions around a drink, offered at ESI.

A good opportunity to meet other participants and discuss with the lecturers !

ESI does not propose dinners.




If you plan to come with your lap-top, please remember to bring along the appropriate power socket adaptor for France.

Our lecture theatres have individual wire (RJ45) connexion to internet and we strongly recommend you to bring an adapter if your PC/Mac is not equipped with an RJ45 ethernet plug.

We will provide RJ45 cables only (no adapters).



You need assistance or have questions about your stay ? Contact us at contact@esi-archamps.eu

We make a point of ensuring that you enjoy your experience at ESI !