CERN is a truly unique organisation. A genuine collaboration between
countries, universities and scientists, driven not by profit margins,
but by a commitment to create and share knowledge.
People here are part of immense scientific discoveries, answering
some of life’s most complex questions and pushing the boundaries of
understanding. Experts from every field come here to share in this
ambition and the nature of this collaborative, international community
creates a genuine atmosphere of trust. People are free to work
creatively and to trust in, and rely on, their colleagues across the
History’s being made here – and the excitement is tangible,
inspiring, overwhelming at times. It is the only place in the world that
you can do this work in this way.
The CERN Code of Conduct is about common basic standards of behavior to
help us understand how to conduct ourselves, treat others and expect to
be treated in accordance with the CERN values.
The CERN Code of Conduct is about common basic standards of behavior
to help us understand how to conduct ourselves, treat others and expect
to be treated in accordance with the CERN values.
The Code is intended as a guide in helping us, as CERN contributors,
to understand how to conduct ourselves, treat others and expect to be
treated. It is based around the five core values of the Organization.
We should all become familiar with it and try to incorporate it into our
daily life at CERN.
Behaving ethically, with intellectual honesty and being accountable for one's own actions
A high standard of integrity in the performance of our work and in
our relationships with others promotes a culture of trust and
Demonstrating a high level of motivation and decation to the Organization
Our collective commitment to CERN is essential both to the achievement of its mission and the protection of its reputation.
Producing a high level of results within resource and time contraints and fostering mutual understanding
Our ability to deliver and to create a positive work environment
permits us to achieve high professional standards, individually and
Being a the forefront of one's professional field, furthering innovation and organisational development
CERN encourages continuous learning and development and values
innovation as well as proactive approach to acquiring and sharing
Appreciating differences, fostering equality and promoting collaboration
CERN’s excellence derives from an environment in which the knowledge
and perspectives of a diverse workforce are valued and dialogue is
encouraged at all levels.