As you start your new journey with CERN, you can already join the ever growing, dynamic community of the CERN Alumni network. Register now on: https://alumni.cern/signup.
The Staff Association oversees many clubs offering sports, cultural and artistic activities, for instance, astronomy, ski, basketball, cricket, and photography to name but a few. These clubs are open to everyone, even family members and friends are welcome to join. Members of the Staff Association can benefit from a discount.
The CERN Welcome Club (CWC) offers 70 hours of courses weekly: sports, languages, arts, handicrafts, as well as meetings and excursions. The Club’s news and activities are published in the CERN Welcome Club Newsletter. There are also social activities for mums, dads and toddlers (CWC Toddler Group including coffee mornings and creative groups for kids).
The Staff Association also organises socio-cultural events, such as art exhibitions, concerts and conferences, the Christmas Party for the children of CERN personnel, etc. (more information on upcoming events is available on the Facebook page.). Further, the Staff Association has various commercial offers for its members (e.g. insurance against loss of earnings, banks, theatres, etc.).
News and information regarding the Staff Association and the clubs are published in Echo, the Staff Association’s newsletter.
If you would like to become a member of the Staff Association, follow this link.
There is also a Mutual Aid Fund for families facing financial difficulties.
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