Practical information

Practical information


By car :
GPS coordinates :

  • Latitude: 45°41′93.15″N
  • Longitude: 4°41′59.75″E

By train :

  • From Lyon train station (Part-Dieu or Perrache) you can catch a train to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux (TER, every 30', duration 40')
  • There are frequent trams (Tram 2 or 3) to station "Jean Moulin" + Bus (bus 6) to station "Rond point" to join the Hotel Mercure (duration 20')

By plane :

  • Lyon Saint Exupéry airport
  • From the airport, you should take Rhône Express (usually every 20 min) till Lyon Part Dieu train station.
  • Then cf. "By train"


The 2017 Web Intelligence Summer School will take place at Hotel Mercure Saint Etienne Parc de L’Europe, Rue de Wuppertal, 42000 Saint-Étienne, France.


Note: The bus stop "Rond point" (bus 6) is located across from the Quick restaurant.


The participation fee: 500€.  (Special fee only for Sereco students 250€).

Students who have financial difficulties and show the value of participating to the school can ask for scholarship to the organizers.

The fees include courses, coffee breaks, lunches and one special event dinner.

Accommodation is not included.


Please make your own reservation. You have basically 3 options:
-Conference venue (Mercure Hotel; use the code "WISS" to receive a special price. Contact: H1252-SB @ ).
-City center (use the bus 6 from station "Jean Moulin" to station "Rond point" to join the Hotel Mercure, duration 6')
-Train station area (use the tram 1 or 2 to station "Jean Moulin" and bus 6 to join the Hotel Mercure, duration 20')


Please specify special diet in advance.