Conference place

The conference will be held in Montpellier at the Corum conference center ( Esplanade Charles De Gaulle - BP 2220 - 34000 Montpellier - Visit website)

Montpellier city
Montpellier is a central place in the south of France at 15’ tramway from the Mediterranean sea. It is 150 km from Marseille and 350 km from Monaco (East), 350 km from Barcelona (South-West), and 250 km from Toulouse (West). Montpellier is the 8th largest and the fastest growing city in France. It has 300 days of sunshine a year on average. According to the New York Times, Montpellier was unique French city within 45 destinations to go in 2012 (visit website).

Montpellier is the capital of Languedoc-Roussilon to which belong 6 sites of the UNESCO world heritage (see the site Destination Sud de France). Languedoc-Rousillon is now part of the Region Occitanie (visit website).

Montpellier is a capital of the culture with 2 operas, a national orchestra, numerous theaters, one of the most beautiful museums of Europe (Fabre museum), numerous international festivals (dance, cinema, music).
Montpellier has the eldest faculty of the western world still in activity. It is the 5th research city in France. The two universities and several research institutes host nearly 70000 students.


Montpellier is easily accessible by air, train and car:

  • By Air
  • Montpellier Méditerranée Airport 8 km/15 minutes away (by car) from/to the City Centre, Shuttle bus service & taxis.
    Direct flights:

    • Amsterdam, Brussels, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Alger, Oran
    Direct flights to 4 international hubs :
    • 2 hubs in France : Paris & Lyon (450 flights to 20 countries)
    • 2 hubs in Europe : Amsterdam to Asia and North America & Madrid to Latin America, Africa, Spain and the Islands

    Attractive discounts on a wide range of fares on all Air France and KLM flights worldwide.

  • By Train
  • Saint-Roch TGV Station 5 minutes away at walking distance from the city center HighSpeed Train to/from Paris in 3H15 11 trains per day to/from Paris + Paris CDG Airport, Lille International connexions to Barcelona, Geneva, Brussels

  • By Car
  • 2 main highway axes:
    North/South : Lille-Paris-Barcelona (A9 highway),
    Clermont- Ferrand (A75 highway via the Millau Viaduct)
    East/West : Nice-Bordeaux-Nantes

  • By Tramway
  • The longest tramway network of France 4 tramway lines serve the city center

  • By Bicycle
  • City network of bicycles rental stations Connected to other soft transports (bus, tramway)

  • Local taxi numbers
  • Looking for a local taxi, please dial: +33 4 67 52 10 10
    TRAM Taxi will quickly find you a taxi, more info: