Globe financial conditions

For private events, only donors to the CERN & Society Foundation (companies or public or private organisations) who comply with the ethical rules listed below are entitled to request the use of the first floor of the Globe to hold conferences, debates, colloquia, gala dinners and other events.

Become a donor


To be able to request the use of the first floor of the Globe, you must support the CERN & Society Foundation's activities with a donation of a minimum of 10,000 CHF.

This donation, which must be paid by the end user of the venue (i.e. not a contracted event management company), is valid for one year.

Please contact the Foundation for details and to obtain the necessary documents.

Ethical Rules

Use of the Globe is governed by strict rules. Companies involved in the activities listed below are not permitted to become donors:

  • Military activities
  • Politics
  • Religion
  • Activities promoting the consumption of tobacco or alcohol
  • Events that involve sales or for which an entrance fee is charged 
Cost of hiring the Globe


In addition to the donation, a daily usage fee of 10 000 CHF is charged. This covers all standard services (including staff) and equipment.

For CERN events, please refer to the conditions shown in the booking form.