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 26 countries on Friday 30 September 2022.
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
The European Researchers’ Night attracts each year more than 1 million visitors in Europe and beyond.
Take part in 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.
|exploREsearch||Explore Research from East to West in Austria||Austria|
|LiS-Dig||Life is Science in a Digital World||Austria|
|K-TRIO||Researchers in the Knowledge triangle||Bulgaria|
|SEARCH||Science, Environment, Art, Research||Bulgaria|
|Blue-connect||Reconnect Science with the Blue Society||Croatia|
|CONNECT||Cyprus on a Mission to Engage, inspire and Connect with Citizens through the European Researchers’ Night||Cyprus|
|SESAM2030||Science, citizens, schools and a hungry planet||Denmark, Sweden, Germany|
|FREETOACT||From Expectation to Action||France|
|SCIENCE4FUTURE||Festival der Wissenschaft Kiel Region 2022/2023||Germany|
|MARIE||My Awesome Research Is for Everyone!||Greece|
|MEDNIGHT||Mediterranean Researchers' Night (2022 and 2023 Editions)||Greece, Spain, Italy, Cyprus, Turkey, Belgium|
|FAWORIT 2022-2023||Fascinating World of Researchers in the Age of Technology - Alliance with Citizens||Hungary|
|Our Science 2022-23||Our Science 2022-23||Iceland|
|START||Start Talking About Research Today||Ireland|
|BRIGHT-NIGHT||Researchers' impact in everyday Life||Italy|
|LEAF||Heal the Planet's Future||Italy|
|SHARPER||Sharing Researchers’ Passion for Enhanced Roadmaps - The European Researchers’ Night in Italy 2022-2023||Italy|
|SOCIETY riPENSAci||Society Ripensaci||Italy|
|STREETS||Science, technology and research for ethical engagement translate in society||Italy|
|SUPERSCIENCEME||SuperScienceMe - Research is your Re-source||Italy|
|U-Night||U*Night - The UNITA Researchers' Night||Italy, France, Portugal, Romania|
|BlueNIGHTs||A Touch of Blue in the EU Research Nights for a more Sustainable Use of the Ocean||Italy, France, Romania, Finland, Portugal, Malta|
|Science in the City||Science in the City, Malta||Malta|
|MONTENIGHT2022-23||MONTENIGHT 2022 and 2023 – Shaping Future||Montenegro|
|HPNNING||Healthy Public Engagement in Groningen - Chronically Healthy||Netherlands|
|ERN4Change||European Researchers' Night 2022-2023 in Malopolska||Poland|
|NIGHT4FUTURE||The Future of Earth is Possible Through Collaboration between Scientists from Different Fields||Poland|
|RAISE||Researchers in Action for Inclusion in Science and Education||Portugal|
|Science Multiverse||Meey the Heroes of the Research Cosmos||Portugal|
|SCIEVER||Science for Everyone - Sustainability and Inclusion||Portugal|
|GreenSCI||Green Science at the Service of Healthy Society||Moldova|
|R4H2223||Researchers for Humanity 2022-2023||Romania|
|ReCoNnect 2||Research Communication for active learning||Romania|
|SCIENCE4FUTURE-II||Science Building the Future||Romania|
|ReFocuS Art||Road to Friday of Science and Art||Serbia|
|ScienceSCool||Science on the move - from lab to streets & school||Serbia|
|ERN 2022-2023 SVK||European Researchers Night 2022-2023||Slovakia|
|HUMANITIES ROCK||Humanities Rock! Human(e) to Animals – Science Covers Every Being!||Slovenia|
|NOCMOC||Noc ima svojo moc (The Night has its Might), European Researchers' Night (NIGHT)||Slovenia|
|G9MISSIONS||G9 go for the missions!||Spain|
|MADRIDNIGHT||Researchers and citizens: facing together the European challenges||Spain|
|MEDNIGHT GTS||Mediterranean Researchers' Night Goes To School||Spain|
|NitRecerCat||#NitRecercat: La Nit Europea de la Recerca||Spain|
|OCEAN NIGHT||Ocean Night: helping society understand the importance of the marine ecosystem||Spain|
|OPENRESEARCHERS2223||Open Researchers 2022-23||Spain|
|MACARONIGHT IV||MACARONIGHT 2022 - 2023: The Researchers' Night of the Macaronesia||Spain, Portugal|
|FF2022_23||European Researchers' Night in Sweden 2022_2023: ForskarFredag 2022_2023||Sweden|
|EDUCATE||Education about Climate Change and Polar Science||Turkey|
|Sci-NURTURE||Science from Nature to your Table||Turkey|
|SCIENCzEch 22 - 23||Czech European Researchers´Night 2022-2023||Czech Republic|
|ERN-Apulia4||European Researchers' Night Apulia - Discovering the fascinating world of research||Italy|
|Zate||Science for all (orig. Znanost za vse)||Slovenia|
|LiLiSiTi||Lively Life Science for citizens||Slovenia|
|G-NIGHT||Galician Night of Researchers||Spain|
|Science Wanderlust||Wanderlust 2022/2023: missions to explore||Spain|
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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.
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