CERN Fellows benefit from attractive conditions including a regular employment contract with health insurance and pension contribution; the monthly stipend is paid net of internal taxation.
No. Fellows are not entitled to removal expenses.
The monthly stipend range is reviewed every year in January. Fellows are classified according to their qualifications and years of experience. Currently monthly stipends range from about CHF 5000 per month to CHF 8000. Health insurance and pension fund contributions are deducted from this stipend.
Junior Fellows must be nationals of one of CERN’s Member States or Associate Member States. There are NO nationality restrictions for candidates applying for a Senior Fellowship. It is true that the majority of Fellows come from the Member States, but since CERN aims to attract candidates who are the best in their field, Fellows come from all over the world.