The conference will take place on the Campus 2 site of the university of Caen.

Caen is in northwestern France, near the English Channel and is not to be confused with Cannes, the town of the international film festival!

Travel information

Caen can be reached from Paris by express trains in about two hours. You can check the SNCF website.

Local airport of Caen-Carpiquet has some flight possibilities notably via a connection through Lyon which gives direct access to some german towns (see for instance Beware that there are no flight departing from Caen-Carpiquet airport to Lyon on Saturday afternoon, March 3 (but there are flights on Sunday, March 4).

The town is easily accessible by car. Paris is 220 km from Caen (autoroute de Normandie – A13).


Here is a list of partner hotels mostly in the town centre of Caen. Please mention you are coming to the STACS 2018 conference when making reservations.

    17 Rue Gémare
    Preferential rates for STACS 2018 for Hotel des Quatrans:
    · 68.80 € per night, chambre double « confort », occupation by one person, breakfast and taxes included,
    · 79.60 € per night, chambre double « confort », occupation by two persons, breakfast and taxes included.
    4 Rue des Cordeliers
    2 rue de l'Académie

There are other possibilities for lodging.

See also for instance or the following list of hotels.

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