Information for Newcomers

PLEASE NOTE: This Newcomer Site is dedicated to Staff Members and Fellows who have just joined CERN or the TE-MPE Group. If you are a student, please switch to the Students' Section.

 

WELCOME TO CERN and the TE-MPE Group!

Apart from information on the organisational structure, various procedures, etc. provided in other sections of this web page, below you will find a few indications particularily interesting for new Staff Members and Fellows:

1. TRAINING

Following the induction session on the first day of your contract, it is highly recommended to subscribe for the second part (one session scheduled per quarter) as soon as possible via the training catalogue.
As of your second year at CERN, you might be eligible to follow a French course (beginners or advances). For further information, please talk to your supervisor and the Group Secretariat.

 

2. INSTALLATION SERVICE

Should you need assistance with the import of your car to Switzerland or France, the application for "Green Plates", etc. - the Installation Service will be able to help and point you in the right direction.

 

3. VISITS OF CERN FACILITIES

The HR Department and the CERN Visit Service organise monthly visits to several CERN facilities for new Staff Members or Fellows as well as their families. These tours are offered in both English and French. Simply subscribe online!

 

4. FAMILY/CHILD ALLOWANCE & SCHOOL FEES

Staff Members and Fellows employed by CERN benefit from a family/child allowance as well as a partial reimbursement of school fees. Detailled information can be found on the following pages:
 

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