Practical Informations


Dear participants of the CoRoT school, please note that there will be two places where the school is run :

1) the CIEP (Centre International d’ Etudes Pédagogiques)
in Sèvres and 2) the CIAS (Centre International d’Ateliers Scientifiques) in Meudon observatory. Transportation by bus to and from these two locations will be provided.

The places where the courses will be held are :

  • Monday october 6th. Registration and lectures at CIEP. Transportation by bus at the Paris observatory where there will be a reception. Return by bus from Paris Observatory to CIEP.
  • Tuesday october 7th. Morning lectures and lunch at CIEP. Transportation by bus to CIAS for the afternoon lectures. After the lectures, transportation by bus from CIAS to CIEP.
  • Wenesday october 8th. Morning lectures and lunch at CIEP. Transportation by bus to CIAS for the afternoon lectures. After the lectures, transportation by bus from CIAS to CIEP.
  • Thursday october 9th. Morning lectures and lunch at CIEP. Transportation by bus to CIAS for the afternoon lectures. After the lectures, transportation by bus from CIAS to CIEP.
  • Friday october 10th. Morning, lunch and afternoon lectures at CIEP. On its way back from CIAS to CIEP after the afternoon lectures of october 7th, 8th and 9th, the bus will stop at “Meudon Bellevue” railway station. From there, you can reach Paris by train if necessary.

Please find below some further practical information regarding your stay.
Finding CIEP : The address is :
C.I.E.P. 1, rue Léon-Journault 92 310- S E VR E S

You may find convenient to consult the site :

http://www.ciep.fr or http://www.ciep.fr/en/index.php#01
were you can download a detailled access map (see “Our location” anchor to the left of the page).

Registration : Registration starts at the CIEP monday october 6th from 10 AM to 12 NOON.

Fees : Please note that you can pay the school fee by bank transfert to the account shown on page 3 of this document. Please submit proof (at registration) for those using this type of payment.

Badge : Upon registration at CIEP, you will be given a badge identifying you as a member of the CoRoT school. Please, show your badge to the person in charge at the lobby when entering the CIEP.

Opening hours : The lobby at CIEP is open from 7AM to 8PM, after that there is a night watchman.

Meals : All meals are provided at the dining room located on the second floor. This includes breakfast, lunch and coffe. The breakfast will be served from 7 AM to 9 AM. The lunch is served at 12:30 ; it is not a self service and the CIEP
administration have asked us to be strictly on time. If you have some particular diet (e.g. vegetarian) please let us know well in advance, in such way that we can arrange your meal with the CIEP kitchen.

Diner : The school fee covers single room lodging, breakfast and lunch, the diner is at your own expense. You will find a few restaurants not far from the CIEP, a list will be given during your registration.

Emails : There is no WiFi connection at CIEP but you may connect your laptop using a RJ45 cable. It is possible to borrow such a cable from the person at the lobby.
Please don’t forget to return it at the end of your stay. You can also use the
machines from the computers room next to the lecture room on the first floor.
There will be WiFi connection at CIAS in Meudon, a username and password
will be given to you in order to access this service.

Smoking : Note that smoking is not allowed in all the CIEP buildings. That includes, of course, your room. This restriction applies, in France, to all public buildings (including restaurants).

Alcohol : Note also that the administration does not allow the consumption of alcoholic beverages within the CIEP domain and buildings.



  • Restaurants in Sevres

http://www.cuisine-francaise.com/restaurants-sevres-47571.htm


http://www.ratp.fr/


http://www.parisinfo.com/


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