CERN Doctoral Student Program 2024 in Switzerland (Fully Funded)

The CERN Doctoral Student program is a great chance to work on your thesis while spending three years (36 months) in Geneva, Switzerland at CERN. The applications are open. Apply now for the fully funded Opportunity. Whether you have already decided on a subject or you are on a Track to decide. If your field is related to Applied Physics, Engineering, or Computing, apply for the CERN Doctoral Student Programme. A place like nowhere else on the earth. An opportunity to explore the beauty of Switzerland.

At CERN you will have an opportunity to work in a diverse range of fields which includes applied physics, IT, mathematics, electricity, electronics, mechanical or civil engineering, instrumentation for accelerators and particle physics experiments, materials science, radiation protection, safety and environmental protection, science communication, surveying, ultra-high vacuum are few examples. More details about the program, the benefits, and the eligibility criteria are given below.

Details About CERN Doctoral Student Program 2024 in Switzerland

  • Host Country: Switzerland
  • Organization Name: CERN
  • Who can Apply: Doctoral Students
  • Benefits: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: 29th July 2024

Also Check: IPU Switzerland Internship 2024 (1535 Euro/Month Stipend)

Financial Benefits

CERN will provide the following benefits:

  • A Contract of 6 months, renewable up to 3 years.
  • An Allowance of 3868 Swiss Francs per month (net of tax).
  • A Travel Allowance (Economy Class Air Tickets)
  • Depending on your circumstances, a supplement if you are married and/or have children.
  • Health Insurance Scheme
  • 2,5 days of paid leave per month.

Also Check: WMO Internship 2024 in Geneva, Switzerland (1538 Euros/Month)

Eligibility Criteria for the CERN Technical Student Program

  • You are a national of a CERN Member or Associate Member State
  • You have started or are about to start a doctoral program at a university.
  • Have completed at least 18 months of your undergraduate studies (Bachelor’s or Master’s)
  • You must remain registered as a full-time student during the internship at CERN.
  • You have a good knowledge of English and French.
  • Proof of English Language Test is not required.

Also Check: WIPO Internship Roster 2024 in Switzerland (Fully Funded)

Required Documents

Please clearly label your document CV, Motivation letter, and Academic transcript, and should be in PDF format.

  • CV
  • Most recent academic transcript
  • A reference letter from your University Professor is mandatory

Also Check: IUCN Leaders Forum 2024 in Geneva, Switzerland (Fully Funded)

How to Apply for the CERN Doctoral Student Programme 2024?

The Application Process is online. The Link to the CERN Official website is given below.


Now we have CERN Technical Student Program and CERN Administrative Student Program as well for Bachelors and Master Students. Also, please check CERN Short-Term Internships for international students.

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As Opportunities Corners founder, my name is Muhammad Saim Rasheed. I completed my higher education from University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar. I have been to Egypt for the AIESEC internship in 2016. In addition, I am an alumnus of the U.S. Department of State's (SUSI 2017) Exchange Program. I participated in the Young Leaders Fellowship in the Maldives in 2021, and I went to the International Youth Leadership Summit in Turkiye in 2022. Since 2017, I have participated in numerous fully funded educational and leadership programs. I therefore created this blog based on my own personal experiences, and I mentor students who are eager and enthusiastic about pursuing fully funded opportunities. You can visit the official sources for additional information by clicking on the links provided at the end of each post. Read more about me and our partners here. I am also Featured by Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network