This information should help you to get started and to settle into the area.
- Read the Newcomers Guide.
- Compare the cost of living in Switzerland and France as the prices do vary from one to the other.
- Find an accomodation (Strongly advised as it is difficult to find in both France and Switzerland)
Check Life in Geneva - France.
The CERN hotels located on the CERN site in Switzerland are open to people connected to the official activities of the Organization.
CERN Hotel Reservation :
CERN Hotel Terms and Conditions of Reservation
Online booking is available (only with CERN login and password).
The CERN Housing Service also provides assistance, information and advice regarding hotels in the local area, where special rates have been negotiated for CERN users and offers assistance with finding furnished or unfurnished accommodation on the local private market: Private market Accommodation.
- Get informed about Schools, Education, Jobs
Childhood, Education and Training in Geneva
Childhood, Education and Training in France
More information about Integration with children from the Social Affairs Service
The Canton of Geneva is primarily urban, with a well-developed public transport network, while in the neighbouring region of France it is advisable to have your own means of transport.