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JUAS Mission Statement

•  Invented a century ago as instruments of basic science, particle accelerators have also become essential tools of applied science, engineering and medicine. There are today more than 30’000 particle accelerators in operation worldwide.   Their design, construction and operation have developed into a specific domain of science and technology, resulting in a growing demand for training


• The mission of the Joint Universities Accelerator School (JUAS) is primarily to train graduate students from the Partner Universities in the science, technology and applications of particle accelerators


• For this purpose, JUAS holds two five-week courses yearly at the European Scientific Institute (ESI) in Archamps, taught by renowned experts from universities and laboratories and accredited by the Partner Universities:

–A course on the Science of Particle Accelerators

–A course on the Technology and Applications of Particle Accelerators


• Depending on the availability of places, JUAS also welcomes graduate students from other universities as well as professionals


• Additionally, JUAS contributes to knowledge dissemination and outreach in the field of particle accelerators