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.

JUAS Course 2

JUAS Course 2

=> JUAS Mission Statement


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.





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 : ALBA , CERNCEA, CNRS-IN2P3 , DESY , DIAMOND , ELETTRA , ESRF , ESS Lund , EuCARD² , GANIL , GSI , HZB , INFN , STFC-ISIS , JAI,   KIT , oPAC,  PSISOLEIL and by industry: Bergoz Instrumentation , COMPUTER CONTROLS , LINKTRONIX .


JUAS Director

Philippe Lebrun, CERN


Elias Metral, CERN: Deputy director