Throughout its more than 50 years of experience SCK•CEN has earned a reputation as a centre of excellence for research in the field of peaceful applications of nuclear science and technology.
SCK•CEN synopsis de l'entreprise (1 MB)
All research activities are concentrated into three scientific institutes, each specialised in a different research domain of the nuclear field.
Researchers at SCK•CEN study the following research domains:
The scientific institutes are further organised into expert groups devoted to specific research topics and projects.
SCK•CEN has several research facilities and laboratories at its technical domain. The most important infrastructures are:
Our scientific publications can be consulted in our Institutional Repository. Every year, we also publish a Scientific Report with the most important research results accomplished by our scientific staff.
We offer young scientific researchers the possibility to prepare a PhD thesis and support a four-year contract from a university, or provide a two-year contract at SCK•CEN for post-doc research. More information about this programme is available in the section Guidance for young researchers.