HOUSERASMUS+ WESTERN CONFERENCE
Thank you for the interest you show our project.
The HousErasmus+ project aims to map the challenges and solutions in student accommodation for international students and trainees. In a series of four regional conferences we aim to gather all relevant stakeholders in the field: students, higher education insitutions, housing providers and policy makers. The conference will share our latest research and showcase practices in the region. It also aims to be a platform for discussion regarding potential practices that could be scaled-up or implemented as policies to improve the housing situation for international student and trainees.
Here are all the information you need to know about our conference in Paris taking place on April 27th-28th.
- Agenda and Conference Venue
- Conference Documents
- Dress code
- Language of the Conference
- Reimbursement Rules
- How to get to Paris
AGENDA AND CONFERENCE VENUE
The draft agenda of the conference is available here.
If you already registered for the conference, we will send it to you by Email.
The Conference will take place at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie
You can find the link to the presentations from speakers here.
How to get to the venue?
The Conference will take place in the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, 4 Place Jussieu, 75005 Paris, France
How to go from the Coypel hotel to the UPMC?
On foot, it takes near 30 minutes, as indicated in the map.
By metro: Take the metro at Place d'Italie, line 7, towards La Courneuve. Get off at metro stop Jussieu and walk a few minutes to the venue.
How to go from the FIAP to the conference venue?
There are 2 options to get to the venue, either take the metro or walk. It is a 30min trip by metro and is otherwise a 38min trip by foot.
There are 2 different accommodation for the conference for funded participants so please pay attention.
Self-funded participants are welcomed to contact the hotel we already booked and stay there but we were not able to secure preferential rates for you.
FOR University, Housing Providers and Policy-Maker representatives:
The hotel will have your names so just make your way there from the train station or the airport and you can access your room.
FOR Student Representatives:
The hostel will have your names so just make your way there from the airport or the train station.
The dress code for the conference is business casual. We care more about your brains than your looks.
LANGUAGE OF THE CONFERENCE
The conference will be entirely in English. No translation will be provided.
For funded participants, travel expenses will be reimbursed within 60 days after the conference upon reception of a filled and signed reimbursement form (2 copies) as well as the originals of the boarding passes and receipts. Please check the full rules below.
We will cover the full transport from your home to the hotel as long as you use public transportation. Taxis will not be reimbursed except if it can be argued there were the only means of transportation available. We will only reimburse up to 230 euros.
You can find the full reimbursement rules here.
And you can find the reimbursement form here.
HOW TO GET TO PARIS
There are several traveling options to Paris, depending where you come from.
The main airport in Paris is The Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport. There is also the Orly airport and the Beauvais airport (for low-cost flights)
From Roissy, you can either take the bus or the RER. All the information you need can be found on the airport website here.
From Orly, you can also take either the bus or the RER. Check out there website for more information here.
From Beauvais airport, you need to take a bus shuttle for about one hour that will drop you at the border of Paris. You can then take the metro to get to the hotel or hostel.
Train options are also available for people coming from Belgium or nearby countries.
Check the www.voyages-sncf.com website for all the information on the trains available or go directly to the Thalys or Eurostar websites.
It is possible to come to Paris by bus. Check Eurolines, Megabus or any other bus company you might know. Drop off points vary depending on the companies but are always located near a metro station.