Date and Place
The 26th CERN School of Computing will
be held at the Hotel Oriente, Vico Equense, Italy, from
August to Saturday, 11 September 2004.
The School is open to
postgraduate students and research workers with a few years'
experience in elementary particle physics, in computing or in
related fields. The number of participants will be limited to
80. Applicants may come from CERN Member States as well as from countries that are not Member
States of CERN.
Personal contacts and
informal discussions among the participants during leisure time are
an important aspect of the School. For this reason,
asked to note that they should not be accompanied by family members
Participants will be
accommodated, with full board, in the
100 metres from the beach, overlooking the sea. All
participants at the School will be lodged in comfortable double
rooms with private bathrooms.
Via Luigi Serio, 10
80069 Vico Equense
Tel: +39 081 8016714
Fax: +39 081 8017188
The working language
of the School will be English. There will be no simultaneous
translation. Participants should therefore have sufficient
understanding of English to enable them to benefit from the School.
Participants should reach Vico
Equense for registration during the afternoon or early evening of
Sunday, 29 August.
Registration will take place at the Hotel Oriente. You should note
that lunch on the day of arrival is not provided. The School will
end on the morning of Saturday, 11 September after breakfast.
Naples International Airport
is the nearest international airport (1 hour via the motorway to Vico Equense). There are direct flights
into Naples from Paris, London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Munich and
Brussels, in addition to national flights from Rome and Milan. The
train service from Rome is frequent, and the trip takes about two
Vico Equense is easily reached from Naples: via the
Ferrovia Circumvesuviana train (55 minutes) or by car (45 minutes)
via the Naples ? Pompei ? Salerno motorway and then along the coast
of the Sorrentine Peninsula. There is also a comfortable bus
Autolinea Curreri Viaggi, from Naples International Airport
to Vico Equense.
It is hoped to provide shuttle services both from/to Naples airport
for those arriving on Sunday 29 August and leaving on Saturday 11
September. This service will be confirmed in due course.
Participants should ensure that they
are adequately insured for health and accidents for the duration of
the School and during their travel, to cover sickness, accidents and
medical repatriation. CERN has no obligation in this regard
and does not accept any responsibility for such coverage.
Cost and Method of
The cost of the School per
participant comprises three components:
Fees: 300 Euros
Living Expenses: 1100 Euros
Travel Expenses to
and from the school location
The sum of the Fees plus the Living
Expenses, that is 1400 Euros, should be paid to the account
below prior to the school. This
amount covers tuition,
accommodation, full board and two daily coffee breaks at the Hotel Oriente, from dinner on Sunday, 29 August to breakfast on Saturday,
11 September 2004 and the use of the shuttle, if provided. Some
social activities, of which details will be given at a later time,
will be organized at no extra cost.
sum of 1400 Euros does not include travel
expenses from the participants' home institutes to the hotel in Vico
Equense and back. Participants are on their own to organize their travel
to and from the school location
Part or all of the Fees and Living
Expenses above, as well as part or all of the travel costs may be reimbursed
eligible for grants that CERN has obtained from the European Union
6th Framework Programme. See
cover living costs, travel costs and fees.
of 1400 euros should be paid prior to the school into the following
account upon receipt of the letter of acceptance.
CERN Computing and Data Processing School
a/c no. 279-C7 758.112.0
UBS SA. Gen?ve
CH-1211 Geneva 23
IBAN: CH82 0027 9279 C7758112 0
Grants to cover living costs,
travel costs and
As part of a European Commission 6th Framework
Programme project, part or all of the Fees and Living Expenses
above may be reimbursed. In addition, part or all of the Travel Expenses
may also be reimbursed.
How to apply
Candidates should ensure that
not only have they
completed the web application form, but that
signed formal letter of reference from their professor or
supervisor, reaches the School Administrator (Mrs Jacqueline
Franco-Turner) by 15 June 2004 at the latest. In
version | Word
filled in and signed by the relevant authority (and not by
the applicant) and
returned to Mrs. Franco-Turner by 15 June 2004.
Applications received after 15 June 2004 will not be considered.
selection of the participants will be made by the Advisory Committee and
participants will be informed of the outcome of their application end
The CERN School of Computing Advisory Committee
reserves the right to refuse reimbursement of part or all of the fee
in the case of late cancellation. However, each case of
cancellation would be considered individually.
In all cases of withdrawal or
cancellation, whether last-minute or otherwise, the choice of a
replacement, if any, will lie entirely with the Advisory Committee
and not with the laboratory concerned.
and correspondence related to the School should be addressed to:
Mrs Jacqueline Franco-Turner
CERN School of Computing
CERN IT Department
CH-1211 Geneva 23
Telephone: +41 22 767 50 49
Telefax: +41 22 767 42 30