Crèche: 4 months to 3 years old

School: 3 to 8 years old

Discovery Wednesdays: 3 to 8 years old


General Conditions


TEL. : 0041 22 767 36 04

Crèche : 4 mois à 3 ans

École : 3 à 8 ans

Mercredis de la découverte : 3 à 8 ans


Conditions générales

Le Jardin des Particules, the CERN Staff Association's crèche and school, is a childcare facility for children from 4 months to 8 years old.

For us, taking care of your children is more than just a job: it is a passion.

If you are considering enrolling your child in CERN Staff Association’s crèche and school “Le Jardin des Particules", do not hesitate to contact us to make an individual appointment to visit and discover the structure.

Mail:  info.jdp@cern.ch                Tel.: 0041 22 767 36 04

Health protocol

Act on the ban on smoking in educational establishments and schools

Law on the ban on smoking in public places (LIF).

The amended law, which came into force on 9 April, specifies that smoking is now prohibited in outdoor or open areas of educational establishments and schools.
(art. 3, para. 2, letter a LIF).

This prohibition concerns the surroundings of schools and courtyards.

The smoking ban covers tobacco products and products similar to tobacco (electronic cigarettes).


A space dedicated to your child's education

Nursery (4 months to 4 years)

A tailor-made welcome in a dedicated environment

A school (3 to 8 years old)

Preparing for primary school

Public Events

Internal Events

Need to specify the building number, 664

Our building

Our school and nursary are housed in the new, environmentally-friendly, building 664 which combines comfort and energy-saving and is situated close to the CERN reception.

This 1,336 m2 building—with triple glazing, a reversible heat pump, double flow ventilation and solar panels—has two levels, each with a kitchen and a dining hall.

There is a dedicated outdoor play area in front of Le Jardin des Particules for your children to use during break times.