CERN - Human Resources Department

Numerous information of services, social and financial conditions and the administrative procedures/formalities are available in CERN's Admin -guide.


Social & financial benefits

Administrative formalities

Arrival - Departure

Welcome brochure

Social protection

Induction programme

How to get to CERN


Brochure "When you leave CERN"

Seminar : "Preparing retirement"

Financial conditions

Remuneration & Allowances


Removal arrival/departure

Travel on arrival/ departure

Installation indemnity

Reinstallation indemnity

Education fees

Enter / staying in host states

French and Swiss cards

Ci Permit

Cars / Green plates

Driving licenses in CH / FR

Importation / exportation of belongings


Local area



Cost of living

Rental accomodation

Living / working in France and Switzerland

Language courses

Employment conditions

Leaves / Saved Leave

PRP / Part-time work as a pre-retirement measure

Working hours

Official duties

Equal opportunities

Working from home


Compulsory declarations

Accidents and illnesses

Address change

Health insurance protection for spouse/partner

Family situation change

Allowances / grants received from outside source

Dependent child situation

Contacts in case of emergency

Related Links

Housing Service

Staff association

CERN Clubs


Newcomer Welcome Center


Geneva International Welcome Center (CAGI)

Social benefits

Health insurance (CHIS)



Social advice

Mutual Aid Fund

Agreement with Children's Day Care Centers
- EVE Meyrin

- Jardin de Capucine

Nursery school of the CERN Staff Association


Administrative personal file

Contractual documents return

Attestation requests

Informatics Support (for HR only)


Benefits on a volontary basis

Life insurance (french only)

Banking services AMFIE

Insurance against loss of salary during illness

MAIF (insurance in France)