Practical information

Computers and software

The participants need to bring a laptop computer for the laboratories.


It is your responsibility to ensure you are equipped with the appropriate software at your arrival. 


The following software packages are needed:


1. Microsoft Excel

2. Stata 14 (a temporary license will be delivered to all participants at arrival)

3. zTree (a temporary license will be delivered to all participants at arrival)


Participants should check the compatibility of zTree with their hardware and software looking at this page: 


We encourage the participants needing a visa to Italy to register as soon as possible.


No invitation letter will be provided before the payment of the tuition fee has been received.


It is the participant's responsibility to contact the embassy or consulate of Italy in their country.


Accidents insurance at the course venue is not provided, please make sure you are adequately insured during your stay.


Evidence of health insurance is required for participants from outside the EU, at their own cost.

Power adaptors

The power grid is 220 V / 50 Hz.

French and German standard power sockets available.

How to reach the School venue

The summer school will take place at the Campus la Gaillarde INRA / Montpellier SupAgro

 2, place Pierre Viala

 34060 Montpellier Cedex 2, France

The University

campus is close to the centre of town, 1500 metres from the Arc de Triomphe (Port du Peyrou) and 3 km from the Central Station.

How to reach Montpellier

Montpellier can be reached in several ways.

An overview is available here.


By airplane

- Aéroport Montpellier Méditerranée


From Montpellier Méditerrannée airport, take the shuttle (navette) to downtown Montpellier. Take the tramway line 1 (blue) direction Mosson and stop at the train station. From there, take bus n° 6 near the square, on the left, direction Euromédecine / Stop at Pierre Viala.


 Buses are running from 6am to 9pm.


More information:

By train

The town is served by high speed trains both at the Montpellier St. Roch Central Station and at the Montpellier Sud de France railway station (far from the center).

By car

Montpellier can be reached through the A9 and A75 motorways.

Travel to Montpellier