The European Researchers' Night is a Europe-wide public event, which displays the diversity of science and its impact on citizens' daily lives in fun, inspiring ways.
This year, the event will take place in 29 countries on Friday 24 September 2021.
The European Researchers' Night aims to
- bring research and researchers closer to the public
- promote excellent research projects across Europe and beyond
- increase the interest of young people in science and research careers
- showcase the impact of researchers’ work on people’s daily lives
In 2020, the European Researchers’ Night attracted over 2 million visitors in Europe and beyond.
Visit the events
Visit the events to meet researchers and discover the fascinating world of science in a fun and interactive environment – with family or on your own.
Children, young people and families will have the chance to meet researchers and discover research, science and innovation through a wide range of science shows, hands-on experiments, games, quizzes, competitions, exhibitions and digital activities.
Find out which events take place in your country and consult their websites for more information.
Researchers: Get involved!
Are you a researcher passionate about outreach and communication on science and research?
The European Researchers' Night is a unique opportunity to engage with citizens of all ages to raise awareness about your research and its impact on society and to put your outreach skills to practice.
Reach out to the organisers of European Researchers’ Night events taking place near you to see how you can get involved.
Consult the full list of projects and their websites for more information
|Life is Science 2
|Bewise, Belgian Women In Science
|Bosnia and Herzegovina
|Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski (SU)
|Idryma Erevnas Kai Kainotomias (RIF)
|VSB -Technical University of Ostrava
|Sihtasutus Teaduskeskus AHHAA (Science Centre AHHAA Foundation)
|University of St Andrews
|TY2021 (Associated event)
|GeoLand 2021 (Associated event)
|Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation
|SCIENCE4FUTURE (Associated event)
|Kiel Region GMBH
|Ethniko Kentro Erevnas Kai Technologikis Anaptyxis
|FAWORIT 2021 (Associated event)
|Our Science 2021
|START (Associated event)
|Trinity College Dublin
|University of Salento
|MEET (Associated event)
|Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca
|Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
|SHARPER - Sharing Researchers' Passion for Engaging Responsiveness
|Università della Calabria
|Sea in SHELL (Associated event)
|Università degli Studi di Messina
|Universita Ta Malta (UOM)
|Prirodnjacki Muzej Crne Gore - PMCG
|Poznan University of Technology
|Ciencia Viva - Agência Nacional para a Cultura Científica e Tecnológica
|Universidade de Lisboa
|Reachingline Unipessoal LDA
|LPRC - La Palma Research Centre
|Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi
|Target Active Training
|Horia Hulubei National Institute for R&D in Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH)
|Reconnect Restart 3
|Creative Educational Center
|SCIMFONICOM 20.21 (Associated event)
|Univerzitetu u Beogradu - Fakultet za Fizičku Hemiju
|ERN 2021 SVK
|Slovenska Organizacia Pre Vyskumnea Vyvojove Aktivity (SOVVA)
|Ustanova Hiša Eksperimentov
|University of Maribor
|Fundacion Epica La Fura Dels Baus
|EuNightCat21 (Associated event)
|Universitat de Girona
|University of Oviedo
|Universidad de Vigo
|Fundación para el Conocimiento Madrimasd
|Science Wanderlust (Associated event)
|Esciencia Eventos Científicos SL
|El Caleidoscopio Proyectos de Ciencia y Cultura S.L.
|Spain, Greece, Malta, Italy, Cyprus
|Vetenskap & Allmanhet, VA
|University of Groningen
|Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam
|SECC-SCIFEST (Associated event)
|Yenisehir Belediye Baskanligi (Mersin) / Yenisehir Municipality, Presidency
|The University Court of the University of Aberdeen
|University of Bristol
Due to the current circumstances and national health measures in place, some events may take place digitally or in a hybrid mode.
Follow the Researchers’ Night online
Follow the European Researchers’ Night online on social media
Share your thoughts using the Twitter hashtags #EuropeanResearchersNight and #MSCANight.
More information on the European Researchers’ Night is available on the MSCA and Citizens page.