Practical informations

17th International Medical Geography Symposium

Accessible by car, train or plane, Angers is well connected and centrally located in Europe. With 90 European cities located less than a half-day's journey. Angers is easy to access for business professionals with a busy schedule. For an international event, visitors can arrive by plane by choosing between the local Angers-Marcé airport (15 minutes from the city center), or national and regional terminals at Paris Charles de Gaulle and Nantes. Angers is connected by the TGV train rail, which runs daily, connecting visitors to destinations such as London, Paris and Brussels in a few hours.


The International Medical Geography Symposium participants get attractive prices on a variety of hotels, located near the Faculty of Law, Economics and Management. To benefit from this offer, book your accommodation now (limited availability) and extend your stay in Angers!

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Contact the Booking Office: +33 (0)2 41 23 50 23
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IMGS in the city

Located in the heart of Angers, a few minutes by tramway from the train station, the Faculty of Law, Economics and Management is the ideal place to host IMGS in the city.

Faculté de Droit d'Économie et de Gestion
13, allée François Mitterrand
49036 Cedex 01

Public transport

Your public transport card ( is supported in the price of registration. Upon validation of your registration you will receive by email an electronic transport card for your first trip. Then a public transport card will be delivered at registration on site.

Coming to Angers

Coming by plane

Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) International Airport connects many national and international cities. From Angers, you are 2 hours and 20 minutes away by train.
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Nantes Atlantique Regional Airport connects many international cities with airlines such as Air France, Ryanair, Easyjet, Aer Ann, Iberia and Atlas Blue. From Nantes Atlantique Airport, you can take a shuttle to downtown Nantes, then take the train towards Angers (travel time: 30 minutes).
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Angers Loire Airport, 25 km (15.5 miles) east of downtown Angers, offers 2 flights: London-Angers and Nice-Angers.
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To access discounts fare

Attractive discounts on a wide range of fares on all Air France and KLM flights worldwide.

AIR FRANCE & KLM Global Meetings

Event ID Code to keep for the booking: 29172AF
Event: IMGS 2017 ANGERS, FRANCE - 2/7 JULY 2017
Event ID: 29172AF
Event location: Angers, France

Coming by train (Angers Saint-Laud train station)

By train from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport:

  • - Travel time: 2 hours and 30 minutes
  • - 3 round-trips available every day

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By train from Paris Montparnasse train station:

  • - Travel time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • - 15 departures daily

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Coming by car

  • - Travel time: 3 hours from Paris by Freeway A11
  • - Travel time: 4 hours from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
  • - Travel time: 1 hour 15 minutes from Nantes Atlantique Airport

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Visa information

For visa application, you can visit the website of French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development:

Upon validation of your registration you will receive by email an invitation letter which you may be asked during your visa application.