2022 European Researchers’ Night

    Belgium, (Europe-wide)

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 25 European countries on Friday September 30th, 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 one 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.

If you are based in Europe, take a look at the event list to find out which activities take place in your country and consult their websites for more information.


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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 organizers of European Researchers’ Night events taking place near you to see how you can get involved.