Location &

practical aspects



Located in the valley of the river Isère and surrounded by the mountains, Grenoble is the capital of the Alps and hosts one of the best French universities with an international reputation in science and technology

The winter school will take place on the University campus of Saint-Martin-d'Hères, 15 minutes away from Grenoble town center by tram (see the map below). The venue is 5 minutes' walk from the "Bibliothèques Universitaires" tram station following the dotted path on the map below.

How to come to Grenoble?

Grenoble is easily accessible from Lyon Saint-Exupéry or Geneva Cointrin international airports via direct shuttle connections (1 hr from Lyon Saint Exupéry, 2 hrs from Geneva Cointrin, tickets available at the airports).


A direct TGV train line also connects Paris to Grenoble in 3 hrs, from the main train station (Gare de Lyon) or the Roissy-Charles de Gaulle international airport.

Lectures and conferences

All lectures will be hosted in the laboratory LEGI:

Building K,

1209-1211 rue de la piscine - 38400 Saint Martin d'Hères



Midday meals

Lunches will be served in the Galilée Building:

1270 rue de la piscine - 38400 Saint Martin d'Hères

(across the street, right the opposite the LEGI building) 


Map of the university campus

Main tram lines