The Autumn School will take place at:
Campus Pierre Laffite 
CMA Mines Paris – PSL
1, rue Claude Daunesse
06560 Sophia Antipolis, Valbonne




Accommodation 🛌

The Autumn School can provide you an accommodation solution for 7 nights, from Sunday, November 5th, to Sunday, November 12th. This hotel will be located in Antibes city centre (location). Transport to and from the Autumn School will be entirely free of charge. More information about this accommodation is available on our APPLICATION page.

The accommodation we propose will be located in Antibes town centre, near the train station and the main bus station (called “Pôle d’Échange“).

How to get to the Campus Pierre Laffite, Sophia Antipolis

A bus will be provided to take you to the Autumn School every morning, and it will bring you back to your hotel every evening.

> The address to catch the bus in the morning is: 23 Avenue Robert Soleau, 06600 Antibes (location). Departure at 7:15 AM on Monday, November 6th; departure at 8:15 AM from Tuesday, November 7th, to Friday, November 10th.

> The address to catch the bus in the evening is: 905 Rue Albert Einstein, 06560 Valbonne (location). Return at 6:30 PM from the Autumn School.

We kindly request that you respect the schedule of this bus, which has been specially chartered for the Autumn School.

By Bus 🚌 

From Antibes city centre, take the Envibus Line B to St-Philippe (Ligne B schedules). Get off at “SKEMA” stop, a five-minute walk from CMA Mines Paris – PSL. The bus line is completely free of charge. Journey time: 35min-45min.

But before boarding the bus, you must create your badge on your cell phone via the Envibus Ticket app. Even if the ride is free, you must use your cell phone to badge at the bus entrance. On Envibus Ticket app, you have to create an account and you must purchase the ticket priced at €0.00, which is called ‘PASS NAVETTE’ or ‘CITY SHUTTLES + 100 EXPRESS + LINE A’. 

When you board the bus, you must scan the QR code near the driver to validate your badge using the ‘Envibus Ticket’ app. “You will find your Pass in the ‘Mes titres’ section, under the ‘Titres restants.”

To download the Envibus Ticket app: Android or iOS / To download the Envibus app (to simulate your public transport journeys and find out bus timetables): Android or iOS

Please note that only Envibus lines A and B are free. All other lines charge a fee. You’ll need a ticket: 1,00€ (or 1,50€ in the bus).

If you prefer a physical badge (not on your cell phone), you need to go to the bus office (location). For more information on opening times click here.

By Train 🚅

The closest SNCF station to Sophia Antipolis is Gare SNCF Antibes (location). Depending on your departure station, consult the timetable: for main lines look on the SNCF website (SNCFconnect) or SNCF app (Android or iOS) and for regional trains, the local website (TER Zou) or Zou app (Android or iOS). 

To get to the Autumn School place from the train station : go to “Pôle d’échange Antibes” (close to the train station), take the Envibus Line B to St-Philippe and get off at “SKEMA” (location). 

To get to our accommodation solution from the train station : 5-minutes walk, by Avenue Roberto Soleau (location). 

By Plane ✈️

Fly to Nice Côte d’Azur Airport, which is located on the west side of Nice, 20 km from Sophia Antipolis. There are several ways to join us.

To get to Sophia Antipolis from the airport: 
From the airport, take the bus Zou 630. Please note: the bus does not pass directly in front of the airport. Drop-off and pick-up is at the “Aéroport/Promenade” stop opposite Terminal 1 (location). Get off at “Sophie Laffite” stop (location). Journey time : 45min-1h / Price : 2,10€.

To get to Antibes from the airport:
You can take the train from Gare SNCF Nice Saint-Augustin (location), a 10-minute walk from the airport’s Terminal 1. Get off at SNCF Antibes train station. Journey time : 15min / Price : 4,20€. 

You can also take the bus Zou 620 from “Aéroport/Promenade” (location). Get off at “Pôle d’Échange Antibes” stop (location). Journey time : 45min-1h / Price : 2,10€.

By Car 🚗

From the freeway, take exit 44 “Antibes” (location). Parking at Campus Pierre Laffite is free of charge. 

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
All accepted applicants will be required to pay a participation fee (see above).