Creating an inspiring and welcoming environment for CERN's scientific community now and in the future



SCE Department manages and develops CERN's real estate assets and infrastructures in agreement with CERN's scientific strategy, as well as all the services related to the caretaking and operation of the CERN site.

How we conduct our mandate is just as important as what we do. Our core values are: 

  • We manage site assets and services in a transparent way
  • We cooperate with other CERN Departments, the Experiments and the Host States
  • We plan at long-term, regularly updating and aligning to evolutions in CERN's scientific program and future projects
  • We protect the site by a reflected interplay between preservation and modernization
  • We ensure working conditions at the site providing a high level of safety, reliability and security
  • We implement coherent service management
  • We plan and prioritize projects according to strategic importance, urgency, financial viability and within environmental and mobility objectives