Summer School on Cyber-Physical Systems - 2014 Edition - Venue

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School Venue


The school will take place on Grenoble's campus. Grenoble's campus is easily reachable from downtown with public transportation.



The address of the school venue is:

Institut Fourier

100 rue des mathématiques

Grenoble Campus

38402 St Martin d'Hères cedex



To access the venue with public transportation:

  • from Residence Houille Blanche, one can take tram D to the terminus "Hector Berlioz", and then tram B direction "Gières Plaine des sports" and stop at "Bibliothèques Universitaires". Expect ca 15min to reach the school venue.
  • from downtown Grenoble, one can take either Tram B (direction Gieres, Plaine des Sports) or Tram C (direction "Condillac Universites"). In all cases, the tram stop is "Bibilotheques Universitaires". Expect ca 20min to reach the school venue.

Tram stops are announced. Tickets can be bought at any tram stop, there are selling machines at tram platforms.

The school venue is located 150m from tram stop Bibliotheques Universitaire. Direction from the tram stop: here.

A picture of the school venue:


About Grenoble

Located in the southeastern part of France, Grenoble is considered as the capital of the Alps.
Grenoble is surrounded by nature and high mountains: down the Alps, Grenoble is the meeting point of two important rivers, called ‘‘Drac’’ and ‘‘Isère’’. Grenoble has important historical and gastronomic heritages. Leisure activities in breathtaking nature are easily organizable and within short-distance. Grenoble is also a major scientific center in Europe dedicated to high-tech technologies, e.g., nano, micro, bio, and information technologies.


How to reach Grenoble?


By plane:

From Paris Airport (

  • Take the RER train (regional) from Charles De Gaulle airport to Paris Gare de Lyon train station and next the TGV (fast train) directly to Grenoble train station (see "by train" information)

From Lyon-St. Exupéry Airport (

  • Airport shuttle bus (at least a bus every hour, check the timetable (FrenchEnglish).
    Booking a ticket on the internet guarantees a seat on a bus at the specified time. Tickets can be also bought at the airport but it DOES NOT guarantee you a seat on the first scheduled bus (booking).
    Tel. +33 (0)4 72 68 72 17
  • 1 hour drive by car from the airport.
  • Taxi costs approximately 140 € - Tel. +33 (0)826 800 826

From Geneva-Cointrin Airport (

From Grenoble Isère Airport (
Grenoble Isere Airport is not an International airport.
Tel. +33 (0)4 76 65 55 32

  • Bus. Tickets are sold on the bus at Grenoble Airport and at the coach station's ticket desk in Grenoble. Fare: 12,5 € one way, Return ticket: 22 €
  • 35 mn drive from Grenoble downtown.

By train:

There are TGV (fast train) and TER connections with Paris (3h travel time, 7 trains/day), Lyon (1h30 travel time, 28 trains/day) and Brussels (5h travel time), international connections to Geneva (120km) and Milano.

Grenoble train station Tel. +33 (0)8 92 35 35 35

Taxis in Grenoble

  • "Les taxis grenoblois" - 24h/day Phone: +33 476 54 42 54