Student says

“I have applied to the CERN School of Computing in 2017 as a physics PhD student, following the advice of my supervisor. I was sure I am going to learn a lot but I have to admit that I was a bit sceptical about the social aspects, so 2 weeks seemed long to me. However, …

Student says

“The CSC was an amazing and valuable experience for me and I am extremely happy that I was able to participate in this extraordinary school. During the two weeks, a diversity of interesting and difficult topics were covered, contributing to a marvelous, but tightly packed, program. This made the program also quite demanding, which is …

Student says

“I am proud of saying I’ve participated in the three types (CSC, tCSC and iCSC) and I had an amazing experience in each of them. I could broaden my knowledge in Physics Computing, Software Engineering, and Data Technologies, learning from great experts in the fields. Moreover, being surrounded by international people from different scientific centers …

Student says

“The CERN School of Computing was an important step towards understanding how physicists and software engineers can productively grow as a team. With excellent organisers and professors, the lectures were up to date, engaging as well as practically significant. I personally loved the experience of having intellectually stimulating conversations with all the experts and getting …

Student says

“Taking part in the CERN School of Computing had been for me the opportunity to investigate and explore new areas as well as sharpen my knowledge of topics I was already acquainted with in a very nice and friendly atmosphere. I really enjoyed the multicultural environment and the possibility of exchanges with domain experts.”

Student says

“I was amazed by the quality of lectures and hands-on exercises given by experts and tutors at the CSC, and even more impressed by the amount of team-building events and outdoor day trips. The informal atmosphere and the friendliness of lecturers makes that students can benefit most from the school. If you are a young …

COVID-19 Information

CERN Ambulance

Last update: 18 May 2020 Travel and sanitary restrictions affect CERN School of Computing plans for 2020 schools. Hoping the coronavirus pandemic will come to an end soon, our priority remains the health of schools participants. iCSC 2020: The Inverted CERN School of Computing 2020 is postponed. ​We are looking into a possibility of rescheduling this …

tCSC 2020

Thematic School 8th edition
– due to the COVID-19 restrictions, this edition will now take place in Spring 2021