All visitors to France must be able to present at the border the relevant documents relating to the object of stay, means of subsistence and accommodation conditions. As a general rule, a visa is required. It must be requested before departure from the French Embassy or Consulate in the applicant's country of residence.

For more information and details on how to apply for a visa, visit the the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website


A wide range of accommodation is available in Marseille. We recommend that participants select hotels around the Vieux-Port (Old-Harbour) in Marseille , Castellane/Prefecture or the city center. It is also advisable to book hotels as soon as possible.
Prices are only for information and include breakfast. Check out the Tourist Information Office web site for further information on accommodation and things to do and see Marseille:

Getting to "IUSTI" via public transport : see here

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Pedestrian access from the bus stop :