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1 February 2024 - 2 February 2024
Cité des sciences et de l'industrie
10 avenue Corentin Cariou
75019 Paris

International Symposium - 1st & 2nd February

Cultural offer for children evolves rapidly, as does our society. Let's put our heads together to find new ways of supporting the development of children aged 2 to 10, so that they can flourish and meet the challenges that lie ahead. The conference will be chaired by Brune Bottero, journalist, youth science communicator and podcast author.

12 March 2023 - 14 March 2023
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria

The BA Planetarium Science Center is organizing the Library’s Science and Engineering Fair (BASEF) for the eighteenth consecutive year, to foster innovative and talented young people at the pre-university level. It runs from Sunday to Tuesday, 12 – 14 March 2023.

29 January 2023 - 31 January 2023
Bibliotheca Alexandrina

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina, in cooperation with TechnoFuture Egypt, is organizing the FIRST® LEGO® League Explore for the eighteenth consecutive year in Egypt, for children aged 6 – 10, from 29 – 31 January 2023.

More than 2,400 children will compete in this year’s tournament, representing 400 teams from 18 Egyptian governorates, with the participation of around 65 judges for the evaluation of projects, and more than 160 volunteers for the organization of the event.

26 January 2023
United States

The evolution of life on Earth is full of amazing episodes. But one story that really captures the imagination is the transition of the familiar, charismatic dinosaurs that dominated the planet for around 170 million years into a new small, airborne form: birds.

Dinosaurs Among Us is a flexible, engaging 2D panel exhibition exploring the fascinating evolutionary connections between living dinosaurs—birds—and their extinct relatives.

16 January 2023
Carasso Science Park
79 Ha'atzmaut st.
Be'er Sheva

In October 2022, a beautiful new exhibition was launched in Carasso Science Park, in southern Israel, that aroused great interest and buzz among its visitors and in the social media alike. The exhibition brought to life hidden treasures, hiding in plain sight: seed pods, seeds and fruit that adorn trails, sidewalks and thickets throughout Israel via unique scanning technology.

Roadside Treasures Exhibition is a joint project of Carasso Science Park with Oranim Collage. It is still presented in the Museum for the General Public.

25 April 2023 - 28 April 2023
Greenloop 2023

Now in its third year, greenloop 2023 is Blooloop’s conference focussing on sustainability in visitor attractions. Learn from leaders sharing their sustainability experiences at the only sustainability conference specifically for the industry.

15 September 2021 - 16 September 2021
Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Science festivity 2021

A whole science village is constructed on the BA plaza where many schools, universities, NGOs and individuals; as well as companies will join to present different types of activities to educate and entertain you. A variety of activities is presented, including hands-on workshops, interactive exhibits, sessions, in addition to various extraordinary shows.

17 March 2021 - 7 April 2021
Bibliotheca Alexandrina

LAND OF INVENTORS – RESEARCH IN GERMANY focuses on world-changing German inventions across the scientific disciplines. The spotlight is on both historical discoveries and pioneering innovations – not forgetting to take a look at the research environment in Germany of course.

The exhibition hosted by the Planetarium Science Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina in March 2021, in conjunction with the Goethe-Institute in Alexandria.

8 September 2022
NEMO Science Museum
Weekend van de Wetenschap in NEMO

On October 1 and 2, 2022, Weekend of Science will take place. NEMO Science Museum and The Studio at NEMO are free to visit on these days.

24 October 2018 - 26 October 2018
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria

NAMES 2018 Conference

The North Africa and Middle East Science Center’s Network (NAMES) was launched on 30 January 2006 at the Library of Alexandria. The goal of NAMES is the popularization of science throughout the region by enhancing public understanding and involvement in science and scientific culture among an increasingly diverse audience.



Zážitkové centrum vedy Aurelium 4 June 2024
ARphymedes lounge

ARphymedes, an acronym for AR Physics Made for Students, resembles the name of probably the most famous physicist in history, Archimedes. Stories about this genius remind us that humankind will be nothing without the dreamers. We should give kids the opportunity to explore their dreams, and AR (augmented reality) is one way to do so.

Universcience 30 April 2024

Vous ambitionnez de participer au développement de l’un des plus grands établissements de culture scientifique en France et en Europe en pilotant l’une des directions chargées de l’offre ? Vous désirez contribuer au projet de rénovation du Palais de la découverte et piloter le renouvellement des espaces de la Cité des enfants ? Rejoignez Universcience sur ce poste de directeur(rice) des expositions.

European Space Agency - ESA 2 April 2024

In March, we announced that 2023 would see the publication of over 300 vacancies at ESA. New vacancies keep being published as we continue our search for talented and motivated professionals to join our teams across Europe and support our mission of the peaceful exploration of space for the benefit of everyone. Could ESA be the next step in your career? Read more to find out!

Who we are looking for

Universcience 25 January 2024

From 3 to 9 December 2023, Universcience organised, in partnership with the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and in scientific partnership with the French National Institute for Sport, Expertise and Performance (INSEP), the fourth edition of the residency for young international scientific talent, dedicated to the theme of "sport & science" for this Olympic year. This residency was officially certified “Cultural Olympiad” by Paris 2024.

Edinburgh Science 20 January 2024

About us

We are an international educational charity focused on engaging audiences with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). We are best known for organising Edinburgh’s annual Science Festival – the world’s first international public celebration of science and technology as a festival and still one of Europe’s largest – as well as their science education outreach programmes, Generation Science and Careers Hive, their community engagement work, climate change initiatives and international projects.

Ecsite 11 January 2024

Read the news and updates for January 2024 from Ecsite President Bruno Maquart

Śląski Festiwal Nauki KATOWICE 4 December 2023

One of the largest popular science events in Europe, the Silesian Science Festival invites you to experience over 700 different attractions, including shows, workshops, exhibitions, debates, meetings, lectures and much more!

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 22 November 2023

We believe creative events are a powerful medium to engage and excite the general public in the wonders of science and its impact on society. If you share this passion and have the ambition to programme and curate events in a fast-paced, multicultural organisation, then this opportunity may be for you.


deadline for applications 8 Jan 2024

Universcience 23 October 2023

Universcience welcomed on 6-8 October 2023 four Ecsite members at La Cité des sciences et de l’industrie in Paris for its “Fête de la science” (science festival). On the road to the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic games of Paris, the festival explored the links between sport and science (health, body, performance, neurosciences, social sciences) with a doorway to Europe and the world. The audience had the opportunity to discover the best science shows related to sport and science!

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 26 September 2023

Exhibition Developer (CERN’s “Origin” programme)

Are you passionate about developing innovative experiences for visitors? CERN’s exhibition team offers an exciting opportunity to develop content for multiple projects on-site and off.

Looking for physics graduates with up to 2 years’ experience in exhibition development or science writing for general audiences. (This is a position for early career professionals)

Application deadline 2nd Oct, contract start date 1st Jan 2024

Monthly stipend from 4’500 CHF 5600 CHF net