The Conference will take place at “Le Patio” on the Esplanade Campus of the University of Strasbourg, at walking distance from the city center.
Address: 22 Rue Descartes, Strasbourg
With its monumental cathedral featuring carvings as delicate as any piece of lacework, Strasbourg is one of Europe’s most attractive cities. Thanks to the richness and sheer density of its heritage sites, the entire town center has been listed as UNESCO World Heritage together with the “Neustadt” which includes part of the University. Strasbourg is definitely well worth a visit, to discover its history, its cuisine and its unique atmosphere.
Transportation to Strasbourg
- Strasbourg-Entzheim International Airport www.strasbourg.aeroport.fr
- Basel-Mulhouse airport (Distance: 130 km from Strasbourg) www.euroairport.com
From Basel-Mulhouse airport, the best is to go to Strasbourg by train. First go to Saint Louis SNCF train station, connected to EuroAirport by bus and take a train to Strasbourg.
- Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden airport (Distance: 58 km from Strasbourg) www.badenairpark.de
From the airport, take a train to Baden-Baden station (“Bahnof” – 13 km and 17 min journey time). From there, take another train to Strasbourg main station, It takes about one hour travelling. Visit the website of the DB Bahn to get timetables.
- Frankfurt airport (Distance: 210 km from Strasbourg) www.airportcity-frankfurt.de
Most of the attendees coming from far away are likely to land here (or in Paris). This is the largest airport in Europe. There is a shuttle service from the airport to Strasbourg: Lufthansa-airportbus. This shuttle service might be included directly with your flight-ticket, especially if you travel with Lufthansa. Ask your travel agency. You can also take a train at the airport DB station to reach Strasbourg. Please visit DB Bahn to get timetables.
- The Paris airports (Distance: 490 km from Strasbourg) www.aeroportsdeparis.fr
If you land in Airport Charles-de-Gaulle, you have a direct connection by fast train (“TGV”) to Strasbourg. There is only a few direct trains per day, but if it fits to your time-schedule this is clearly the best option. It takes a bit more than 2 hours.
If you cannot catch such a train, you will have to follow these guidelines: first take a train to Paris-Nord train station, by using the RER B. From “Gare du Nord” go to “Gare de l’Est”, it is about 10 min walking.
From Gare de l’Est, you have all the train connections to Strasbourg. Visit www.tgv-europe.com/en/ or www.voyages-sncf.com/
Strasbourg is connected to the East-European TGV (fast train), and is easy to reach by train. Visit www.tgv-europe.com/en/ or www.voyages-sncf.com/ to see timetables. You may also use the website of the DB Bahn.