The venue


PyConFR 2024 is held at the UFR Mathématique et Informatique in Strasbourg.

UFR Mathématique et Informatique 7 rue René Descartes Strasbourg

GPS coordinates: 48.579848 7.7609694


Visa information

Check if you need a visa

If you plan to attend PyConFR 2024 in Strasbourg, please check if you need a visa to enter France and apply as early as possible.

France is part of the Schengen area. If you already have a valid Schengen visa, you do not need to apply for an additional one. If in doubt, please contact your consulate or embassy.

You can also visit the France Visas website to check if you need a visa.

Invitation Letter

If you need a visa, we can provide an invitation letter for your application.

Invitation letter requests should be sent via email to Please include the following information in your request:

  • Title (Mr./Ms.),
  • Full name,
  • Date of birth,
  • Nationality,
  • Passport number,
  • Title of your presentation at the event (if applicable),
  • Amount of the grant provided by AFPy (if applicable),
  • Name of the sponsoring company you represent (if applicable).

Reach the Campus

By car

When approaching Strasbourg take the direction of Kehl bypassing the city center by the south (quartier Neudorf) then follow porte des Schirmeck (Exit 4 of A35).

You come by car and you have room? Consider carsharing :).

Public transport

The University is reachable by public transport:

  • By tram: stop Université on lines C, E and F,
  • By tram: stop Esplanade on lines C and F,
  • By bus: stop Cité Administrative on lines 30 and C1.

From the train-station (approx. 12 minutes)

From the Central Train-station of Strasbourg, you can take the C tram to Université stop.

From the aeroport (approx. 8 minutes)

Strasbourg airport is located at Entzheim. A train (TER) allow you to read the central railway station in 8 minutes 5 times per hour.

Self-Service Bikes

You can also reach the campus using self-service bikes (called "vélhop"). The closest station is Université.

Housing Advice

Try to find an accomodation close to the C, E or F lines of Strasbourg's tramway, the fastest way to reach the university.

Note that you will also find hotel areas outside the city (Illkirch, Schiltigheim, Kehl).