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2022 European Researchers’ Night

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.

30 September 2022

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.

© European Union, 2022

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.

Main events

Project Project's name Country
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

Associated events

Project Project's name Country
SCIENCzEch 22 - 23 Czech European Researchers´Night 2022-2023 Czech Republic
NET Science Together Italy
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

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.