RTU Center of High Energy Physics and Accelerator Technologies, being in the capacity of the CERN National Contact Point in Latvia and a member of the CERN Baltic Group, helps talented and motivated students to join the world’s leading nuclear research organisation CERN through various student programmes, research projects and guest lectures.
Now, partners from the CERN Baltic Group are working together on developing a joint PhD study programme in «Particle Physics and Accelerator Technology» in the Baltic region.
Within the framework of the ESF project «Reducing Fragmentation of the Study Programs at Riga Technical University and Strengthening Resource Sharing» (No. 188.8.131.52/18/A/013) RTU High Energy Particle Physics and Accelerator Technology Centre is working with the development of a new doctoral study programme «Particle Physics and Accelerator Technology».
Maintaining cooperation with CERN, that started in 2012, the leading CERN scientists performed well-received and highly appreciated guest lectures at Riga Technical University and this success has been continuing in 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019 with series of guest lectures.