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BEAMLINE FOR SCHOOLS is an official competition powered by CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland. It is open for all high-school students around the world.

The competition invites teams of high-school students to propose a scientific experiment that they want to perform at CERN. First prizes for two winning teams is a trip to CERN to carry out their proposed experiments on a fully-equipped accelerator beam line. There are additional prizes for short-listed teams and certificates for all participants.

Be inspired and take part in hands-on scientific experiments on-site at CERN, a world-leading international research institute! CERN offers a great opportunity for students to learn, make new discoveries and apply their knowledge into new settings.

UPCOMING EDITION 2018

Beamline for Schools is running a 5th edition in 2018.
Get inspired by our new video below, find out everything about the new edition and register now!

EDITION 2017

The two winning teams of 2017 have visited CERN end of September to perform their proposed experiments.

Both teams had a great time at CERN and are analysing their collected data now.

PAST EDITIONS

Would you like to be inspired by our previous editions? To discover more about the previous winners click here.

Winner participants from the Beamline for schools competition in 2016.

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High-school students performing their proposed experiments at CERN.

SUPPORT THIS PROJECT

To support the Beamline for Schools project, as well as other CERN projects that have an impact on society, donate through the CERN & Society website.

We are grateful to all our sponsors and supporters whose contributions have made possible the 2017 Beamline for Schools Competition. 

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