Conference Venue

The workshop will take place in the Theatrum Anatomicum of the Faculté de Médecine of the University of Montpellier 1, the oldest faculty of medicine still in existence today (founded 1220). It is located in the historical center of Montpellier, one of the biggest cities on the French Mediterranean coast.

Address: 2 Rue de l'École de Médecine, 34060 Montpellier cedex, France.

See the map below for the precise location. For information on travel in Montpellier and for links to hotels, see further below.

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How To Get There

by plane

Montpellier has an international airport, Aéroport International de Montpellier Méditerranée (MPL). It is connected to the city by public bus (line 120 runs approximately hourly to Place de l'Europe, from which the city center is reached by tram; the bus journey takes about 15 minutes).
Regular direct flight connections exist e.g. from Paris (CDG), Rome (FCO), or London (LGW).

by train

Montpellier is connected to the French high-speed train (TGV) network. Direct trains run e.g. to Paris (3.5 hours), Aeroport Paris-CDG (4 hours), Bruxelles in Belgium, Barcelona in Spain (3 hours) and once daily to Madrid (6 hours). The website offers a comprehensive search for directions throughout Europe.

in town

The conference location is next to the Cathedral Saint-Pierre in downtown Montpellier. It is a 20-minute walk from the main train station. From Place de l'Europe, it is a short ride on tram lines nº1 or nº4 to the tramway stop Place Albert 1er.

Public Transport in Montpellier

Public transport (bus, tram, metro) is organized by TAM Voyages; they have a route planner on their (French) webpage.


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