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Location and Access


Located on the Mediterranean seashore,
Montpellier (230,000 inhabitants) stands as an emerging high-tech pole. However, the city keeps the spirit of the past, when doctors and scientists came from all around the world, to share their knowledge in medicine, law and philosophy: its Medical School runs since the 12 th century and now its Universities amount 65,000 students.

Welcome to Montpellier! Join us at Corum Congress Center for the IEB Workshop and its satellite Symposium! In the evening you will enjoy the charm of the pedestrian historical centre with a choice of places where to taste Mediterranean cooking and local wines!

Getting to Montpellier

By air

13 one-hour flight/day connect
Montpellier Méditerranée Airport (MPL) to Paris: 4 to/from Roissy (CDG) and 9 to/from Orly (ORY). In addition, there are 3 flight/day to/from Lyon (hub to main cities in France and western Europe), and a daily connection to/from London and, Frankfurt.

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By train
A dozen of high speed trains (
TGV) links the downtown station to Paris and Roissy (CDG): the ride takes about 3h and 30min.

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By car
Located on A9 / E, Montpellier is at 7-8h driving distance from Paris, 3h from Lyon or Nice and 2h from Marseille.

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