Joint Universities Accelerator School
Joint Universities Accelerator School
JUAS Cours 1 ( sous la neige)

Students and faculty under the snow - Archamps 14th January 2016


The 2016 edition of JUAS ran from 11th January to 24th March. A total of 71 students (Master, PhD and professionals) registered for all or part of the two five-week courses.

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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.


The school comprises 2 five-week courses: 

  • Particle Accelerator Science

  • Particle Accelerator Technology and Applications


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


The School 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  
Mobile: +41 75 411 4079


Elias Metral, CERN: Deputy director