Accommodation and transportation


The school will be held mainly in the Kastler building of the Institute for Light and Matter, in campus La Doua.



Single rooms (breakfast included) have been reserved for 3 nights (check-in 22 January and check-out 25 January 2019) at the IBIS Styles at a discount rate (100€ including breakfast and local taxes). Participants should contact the hotel directly to book a room from these reserved rooms (Booking Code 796728).

The deadline for registering at the discounted rate is December 15th. After this date the room availability at IBIS Styles is not guaranteed.

From the hotel, the campus where the training school is held can be reached on foot.


Local Transport

From the airport:

Direct flights to Lyon (International airport Saint Exupery, LYS) are scheduled daily from many cities. The Rhône Express shuttle connects the airport to the train station Lyon Part-Dieu in 30 min (running from 4h25 to 00h00 every 15 minutes). Shuttle tickets can be booked online.

By train

Lyon can be conveniently accessed by train (Lyon Part-Dieu). Tramway lines T1 (bound to IUT Feyssine) and T4 (bound to La Doua/ Gaston Berger) connect to university (stop at Université Lyon 1) in 15 min.