Training available at CERN

There are many courses available on the CERN Learning Hub; here is a (non-exhaustive) selection of some of the courses available relating to diversity and inclusion.

  • Active Bystander
    • The Active Bystander programme aims to empower staff to challenge poor behaviours, and bring about cultural change through the reinforcement of messages defining the boundaries of unacceptable behaviour.
  • Communication: Science or Art? + Effective cross-culture communication
    • Gain an understanding of culture and its impact on communication in a diverse workplace, and explore own self-limiting beliefs, the link to culture and tools to overcome them.
  • iFIND... a solution to my conflict
    • For anyone who wishes to solve conflict based on the principles of non-violent communication.
  • Diversité dans le langage: s'exprimer de façon inclusive du point de vue du genre
  • Taking the Lead - Creating a culture of respect
    • Explore the nature of harassment and other forms of unacceptable behaviour and how it manifests at CERN; identify enabling factors of harassment and consider practical advice and leadership interventions.
  • Selecting the Right person for CERN
    • Recommended for anyone involved in the recruitment and selection of staff, fellows or students.
    • Understand unconscious bias and how to reduce it during the selection process
  • Coffee Machine : Who rinses the cups?
    • Learn how to recognise gender-based discrimination in interpersonal workplace relationships
    • Understand how you can personally intervene to diffuse a situation of discrimination at work
    • Analyse the systemic challenges of certain workplace dynamics


This is our "Introduction To..." the various communities and issues which contribute to identity-based diversity at CERN. This is by no means a complete list, but aims to provide pointers for awareness and further information.