ANNETTE Training Course on Nuclear Safeguards

Week 2: Forschungszentrum Jülich, 11-15 Nov 2019


The course is aimed to provide an introduction to nuclear safeguards and the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons. Following the efforts of the European Safeguards Research and Development Association (ESARDA), this course contributes to enlarge the number of university students and young professionals aware of these themes.

The first week was organised and hosted by the SCK•CEN Academy for Nuclear Science and Technology in Mol/Belgium from 4 to 8 February 2019 (Programme)

The scond week is organised and hosted by Forschungszentrum Jülich in Germany from 11 to 15 November 2019.

The course is part of the H2020 “Advanced Networking for Nuclear Education and Training and Transfer of Expertise” (ANNETTE) project, coodinated by the European Nuclear Education Network (ENEN).

Topics of week 2 (Programme)

  • Refresher of week 1
  • Implementation of safeguards
  • Physical protection
  • Export control
  • Probabilistic and statistical methods for nuclear safeguards
  • Destructive analysis
  • Containment and surveillance
  • Novel technologies, approaches and methodologies
  • Upcoming challenges


Target audience

This training course is targeted to university students and young professionals working in the nuclear field.


The training course will be given in English.

Required knowledge

The workshop is open to students and professionals with an interest in nuclear safeguards and non-proliferation. Basic knowledge of the nuclear fuel cycle is recommended but not mandatory.

The participation in the first week of the course is not obligatory.


You can register for the course from 1 August to 11 October 2019. The minimum number of participants is 5, the maximum number is 20.

Participants are required to register twice:

  1. Registration at ENEN webpage (Link)
  2. Registration by email to Dr. Thomas Krieger,

and to pay a registration fee of 100 Euro. Following your registration you will receive an invoice from Jülich including instructions for this payment. The registration is only complete as soon as we have received the full payment (see the note below for reimbursement).

The registration fee includes:

  • Participation to the course, practical exercises and technical visits;
  • Coffee breaks
  • Lunch breaks
  • Closing dinneer on Thursday, 14 November 2019
  • Training material and documentation
  • Certificate of attendance

Note: In case that less than 5 participants have registered until 11 October 2019, the registration fee will be reimbursed. Refunds will not apply for cancellations or no show of participants.


Participants are requested to make and pay their own travel arrangements. Pre-registration will be made at Best Western Hotel Royal in the centre of Aachen.


Daily transport will be provided by the Best Western Hotel Royal and Forschungszentrum Jülich.


Forschungszentrum Jülich, IEK-6