The third NEREUS Intensive Course on “QoS/QoE modelling and management” will take place in the premises of the Bordeaux INP, Telecommunications department of the ENSEIRB-MATMECA School of Engineers, France, from 12 to 16 March, 2018. Download the flyer here.

Location: Bordeaux INP ENSEIRB-MATMECA is located on the campus of the University of Bordeaux. With about 50,000 students, Bordeaux INP and the University of Bordeaux enjoy special recognition in leading-edge disciplines and are reputed for the excellent quality of their teaching. All lectures, tutorials and labs of NEREUS Intensive Course will be held in the ENSEIRB-MATMECA building (see the map below). From Bordeaux’s train station, you can reach the ENSEIRB-MATMECA building using:

  • Bus line 9 until Saint Genes and then Tramway B until the Arts et Métiers station
  • Bus line 10 until Peixotto and then Tramway B until the Arts et Métiers station
  • Bus line 1 until Place de la Victoire and then Tramway B until the Arts et Métiers station
  • Tramway C until Quinquonces and then Tramway B until the Arts et métiers station

From Bordeaux’s airport, you can reach the ENSEIRB-MATMECA building using bus line 1 until Place de la Victoire and then Tramway B until the Arts et Métiers station.

From Bordeaux city centre, you can reach the ENSEIRB-MATMECA building using Tramway B until the Arts et Métiers station.

Time Table: soon available …

Application Form: Students willing to participate in the third NEREUS Intensive Course, in Bordeaux, France, please download the Application Form, fill all required fields and return the signed copy to your Institutional NEREUS representative, no later than 31 December 2017.

Accomodation: Incoming students may get access to a campus residence (Village 1), located 100m from the ENSEIRB-MATMECA lecturing building (see the map below). Please reserve your room via your NEREUS academic coordinator.

 

Travel info

In the southwest of France, 45 min from the ocean, Bordeaux is easily reachable by plane and train. The international airport of Bordeaux offers many connections to the rest of the world through three of the biggest European hubs: London, Paris, and Amsterdam. The airport of Bordeaux is served by the major international airlines as well as by several low-cost companies. Moreover, the airport of Bordeaux is less than 30 minutes from the city center and 45 minutes from the school.

By plane: With its international airport, Bordeaux is connected to the rest of the world through 4 of the biggest european hubs:

  • Paris (at least 5 flights per day)
  • Amsterdam (at least 2 flights per day)
  • London (at least 2 flights per day)
  • Lisbon (at least 1 flight per day)

To come from the Bordeaux airport to the center of Bordeaux, you can use either:

  • a city bus (40 minutes, but the cheapest way)
  • a shuttle bus (30 minutes)
  • a taxi (20 minutes).

More information on how to go to the center of Bordeaux is available here

By train: Bordeaux train station is connected to Paris by the High Speed Train (TGV), in 2 hours (25 trains/day). The city centre is linked to the train station by direct tramway. You can also go to Bordeaux by train from many European cities (such as Brussels, London, Luxembourg, Geneva, Stuttgart , Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Madrid), but expect a long trip. More information here.

Public Transportation in Bordeaux area: The TBM network provides public transportation inside the city of Bordeaux with buses, trams, and boats. Tickets can be purchased at the train station, at the airport and almost everywhere in the city. Tickets must be validated each time you board a bus, tram or boat. The overall map of all Bordeaux tramway lines is available here. There is also an online app to plan your trip.

Tourist Information: If you are interested in visiting Bordeaux, you can check out the City of Bordeaux’s website the UNESCO cultural heritage city of Bordeaux is also described here.