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AGROCAMPUS OUEST
Rennes, France
June 18-19, 2015
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Locations

The conference wil be held in Rennes at AGROCAMPUS OUEST in the Matagrin Amphitheater.
Getting to Rennes
Getting to AGROCAMPUS OUEST

Rennes

A picture of Rennes

Rennes is a city of art, history and culture.
It is the Brittany capital and has the largest university of western France.

Key figures
Population: 200,000
60,000 students per year, including 6000 international students
1 hour from Mont Saint-Michel bay, 1 hour from St Malo, 2 hours from Paris by train

Website

AGROCAMPUS OUEST

AGROCAMPUS OUEST

Established for 180 years in the heart of Europe’s leading agricultural and agri-food area, AGROCAMPUS OUEST is a Grande école, or ‘elite public university-level college’, for life and environmental sciences and technologies.

Key figures
1,900 students (Master, MSc in engineering, phD)
150 teaching staff, 360 associate researchers
290 administrative and technical staff
80 partners universities around the world
over 13,000 alumni

Address

65, rue de Saint-Brieuc
CS 84215
35042 Rennes Cedex
France
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Campus Map

Website

Getting there

Getting to Rennes

By plane

Rennes has its own small airport. Rennes airport operates flights to over 70 destinations but mostly with domestic flights (some low cost to/from the UK and Ireland).
From Rennes airport, you can reach the city centre:
- by bus: number 57, bus stop "Republique" (terminus, in the city center), 1.50€. There is a bus every 20 minutes from 5.30 to 0.11 (timetable).
- by taxi: the airport is about 10/15 minutes from the conference site and the city centre, 15€ before 19:00; 25€ after 19:00.

By train

It is also possible to take a flight with final destination Paris airport and take a train (TGV) from Paris to Rennes.
From Charles de Gaulle Airport rail station to Rennes, there are between 4 and 6 trains a day (direct, 3h to reach Rennes).
From Montparnasse railway station (Paris) to Rennes, a train every 30 minutes (direct, 2h05 to reach Rennes).
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Getting to AGROCAMPUS OUEST

From the railway station

You have 2 options:

  1. Take the subway (only one line, one every 3 minutes) direction J.F. Kennedy. Get off at stop "Villejean" (duration: 7 min). Then the conference site will be indicated (it is about 15 minutes by foot, 1km).
  2. Take the subway (only one line, one every 3 minutes) direction J.F Kennedy. Get off at stop "Republique" (main bus station, duration: 2 min).
    You have the choice between 2 buses:
    - take the bus number C4 (one every 10 minutes, duration: 10 min), direction Beauregard. Get off at stop "Marbeuf". Then the conference site is about 5 minutes by foot.
    - or take the bus number 53 (one every 20 minutes, duration: 10 min) direction La Chapelle Thouarault. Get off at stop "Agrocampus": you are in front of the conference site.

From the city center (Republique station)

You have 2 options:

  1. Take the subway (only one line, one every 3 minutes) direction J.F. Kennedy. Get off at stop "Villejean" (duration: 5 min). Then the conference site is about 15 minutes by foot, (1km).
  2. Take the bus. You have the choice between 2 buses:
    - take the bus number C4 (one every 10 minutes, duration: 10 min), direction Beauregard. Get off at stop "Marbeuf". Then the conference site is about 5 minutes by foot.
    - or take the bus number 53 (one every 20 minutes, duration: 10 min), direction La Chapelle Thouarault. Get off at stop "Agrocampus": you are in front of the conference site.

Download a map of the centre of Rennes

You can use the same ticket for the bus and the subway. One ticket (1.50 €) = 1 hour!
You can buy your tickets in the subway stations.