Venue and practical information

The V(i)NM 2017 will be hosted at the University of Neuchâtel.

All conferences, posters and presentations will take place at the Faculté des Lettres et Sciences Humaines, situated Espace Louis-Agassiz 1, 2000 Neuchâtel.

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Neuchâtel can be easily reached by train from Geneva, Zurich or Basel airports.

From Geneva airport (1hr 20 min)

It's the fastest way to get to Neuchâtel: the train station is located directly in the airport and leaves for Neuchâtel once an hour. For train schedules check on the SBB-CFF-FFS website.

From Zurich airport (1hr 50 min)

The train station is located in the airport and a train for Neuchâtel leaves every hour. For train schedules check on the SBB-CFF-FFS website. We advise you not to take the train via Bern.

From Basel-Mulhouse airport  (1hr 55 min)

You first need to take a bus that will take you from the EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse to Basel (Swiss) Railway Station (line 50, duration: 15 min). There you can take a train to Neuchâtel but you have to change : either you travel via Biel/Bienne or via Olten (both take about 1hr 40 min). For train schedules check on the SBB-CFF-FFS website.

By train 

Neuchâtel is easily reachable by train from anywhere in Europe. For more information and detailed schedules, check on the SBB-CFF-FFS website.

By car 

Coming by car to Neuchâtel is easy. The city is directly connected to the national highway network. To use the highway network, you will need to buy a Swiss motorway sticker at the border (40 CHF).

There are different requirements for entry into Switzerland dependent on the country of origin, the purpose and the duration of stay.

  • for EU/EFTA citizens there is no need of visa just a passport is necessary;
  • for citizens from other countries, please refer to the information on the  State Secretariat for Migration or to a Swiss consulate in your country.

Hotel costs are the responsibility of the participant (s).

Here is a list of hotels that might be interesting for you:

Hôtel des Arts (Neuchâtel)
Alpes et Lac (Neuchâtel)
Hôtel de l'Ecluse (Neuchâtel)
Auberg'inn (Neuchâtel)

Best Western (Biel) : 115 CHF per night
Other hotels or B&B in Neuchâtel: Neuchatel Tourism

We invite you to book your accomodation as soon as possible as the number of rooms at a reasonable price is limited.