Lille Metropole Access

ICSCS 2012 will be held in Lille Metropole, Northern France, a favorable location situated at the crossroad of Paris, London and Brussels. Modern motorways, highspeed rail network and an international airport (70 destinations) make Lille easily accessible. The city is very near many European capitals. Direct connection from the airports to Lille’s station: Paris-Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport (50 min, 22 TGVs daily), Paris (1 hr, 26 TGVs daily), London (1 hr 20 min, 10 Eurostar daily), Brussels (40 min., 14 TGVs daily), Amsterdam (2 hr).

Congress location

The conference will be held at the Ecole Polytech'Lille, a Graduate Engineering School within the University Lille1. To get to Polytech'Lille, take the underground (metro) ligne 1 from  Lille downtown stations, heading towards "4 Cantons" (journey time: 15 minutes from the downtown) and get off at "4 Cantons" in Villeneuve d'Ascq.





A list of hotels in Lille with affordeable prices is given below. For hotels located near the campus in Villeneuve d'Ascq, please contact Perspectives et Organisation.

ETAP HOTEL Lille centre Première Classe Lille Centre
Best Hôtel Lille B&B Lille Centre Grand Palais
Hotel Du Moulin D'or Hotel Lille Europe
Hotel Comfort Alizé Opéra Hôtel Balladins Lille Centre
Hôtel Brueghel Hôtel Saint Maurice

For students, University of Lille offers accommodation at low prices in its dormitories as well. Please contact our secretariat at for more information.