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THE EUROPEAN INSTITUTE FOR THEORETICAL NEUROSCIENCE

74 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine
75012 Paris
France

Paris, the capital of France, is one of the largest agglomerations in Europe, with 2.2 million people living in the dense, central city and almost 12 million people living in the whole metropolitan area. Located in the north of France on the river Seine, Paris has the well deserved reputation of being the most beautiful and romantic of all cities, brimming with historic associations and remaining vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.

In order to get to EITN, you have many possibilities:

  • If you arrive at GARE DE LYON:
    - Take bus 61 to Ledru Rollin-Faubourg Saint Antoine station.
    - Or take metro Line 1 to Bastille station.
    - Or you can walk, taking rue de Lyon, then avenue Ledru Rollin.
     
  • If you arrive at GARE DE l'EST or GARE DU NORD:
    - Take metro Line 5 to Bastille Station.
     
  • If you arrive at GARE SAINT-LAZARE:
    - Take metro Line 12, change at Madeleine station for Line 8 to Ledru-Rollin station.
     
  • If you arrive at GARE MONTPARNASSE:
    - Take metro Line 4, change at Châtelet station for Line 1 to Bastille Station.
     
  • If you arrive at ROISSY-CHARLES DE GAULLE AIRPORT:
    - Take train RER B, change at Gare du Nord station for Line 5 to Bastille station.
     
  • If you arrive at ORLY AIRPORT:
    - Get to Antony Station on RER B line via Orlyval. Take train RER B, change at Châtelet-les-Halles station for Line 1 to Bastille Station.

 

Please note that the information provided on this site has been obtained from several different sources and therefore the organisers cannot accept any responsibility for errors therein.

Housing information Housing information

Here you can find some hotel recommendations close to the venue EITN.

 

Hotel Daval:
http://www.hoteldaval.com

 

 

International Youth Hostel:
http://www.aijparis.com

 

 

Hotel Albe Bastille
http://www.hotelalbebastille.com

 

 

Hotel Lyon Bastille
http://www.parishotellyonbastille.com

 

 

Hotel Palym
http://www.paris-hotel-palym.com

 

 

You want to contact other participants to find out at which place they will stay? Check out our forum to this workshop to contact other participants. 

About the venue About the venue

THE EUROPEAN INSTITUTE FOR THEORETICAL NEUROSCIENCE

 

The European Institute for Theoretical Neuroscience (EITN) is a structure created as part of the theoretical neuroscience activities of the Human Brain Project and is operated by the UNIC unit of the CNRS.

The EITN is an open place to foster theoretical neuroscience activities related to the HBP, and has been planned to create strong interactions with the theoretical neuroscience community to bring new ideas and theories to the project. 

The theoretical neuroscience activities of the EITN are being animated by all leaders of the HBP theoretical neuroscience division. Several postdocs, PhD students, visitors, in addition to the director and one administrative will be welcoming you at the institute.

Practical information Practical information

1. What if I need medical care on site?
Please check with your employing institution to ensure that you have insurance cover for your travel and your stay in France.

In addition, we strongly recommend that you invest in travel insurance and inform yourself about treatment and reimbursement conditions before travelling to the workshop. If you are a European citizen, you should bring your European Health Insurance Card.

 

2. What is the typical climate in Paris?
In June, the weather in Paris is mostly dry, sunny and warm. The average temperature is about 25 °C (77 °F). Even at night, the temperatures will usually not fall below 15 °C (59 °F).

 

3. Is there free Internet available on site?
EDUROAM is available at EITN.

 

4. What else do I have to know?

  • Language:
    The official language in France is French.

 

  • Time zone:
    Paris is in the Central European Time Zone (CET = GMT / UCT + 1).

 

  • Electric current:
    Electricity is supplied at 230 volts (alternating current). Type C and E plugs are used.

 

Contact:
If you have further questions, please send a request by email.

 

Please note that the information provided on this site has been obtained from several different sources and therefore the organisers cannot accept any responsibility for errors therein.