Alès is located in the south of France, between the Cevennes and the Mediterranean, 45 km from Nîmes and 90 km from Montpellier. As the capital of the Cévennes Alès is the sub-prefecture of the Gard and has a population of around 40,000 inhabitants.
Coming by train or by plane
Coming by bus from Alès station
- Line 2 (L2 ): Gare-Clavières-Croupillac.
- Line 3 (L3) : Gare-Clavières-Croupillac-MdE.
- Line 20 (L20) : Gare-Clavières-Croupillac.
Here are the bus stops corresponding to the different sites:
- SNCF station: Bus station stop (L2, L3 and L20).
- Clavières site: Chantilly stop (L2, L3 and L20) or Jean Nicot stop (L2).
- Louis Leprince-Ringuet site (Croupillac): Jules Renard stop (L20) or Marot stop (L2 and L3).
- “Maison des élèves” : Roussel stop (L3)
Opening hours and reception
This site has a card-access control system however; the reception is open to the public from 8.30am to 12pm and from 1.30pm to 5pm.
Louis Leprince-Ringuet site
This site has a card-access control system however; the reception is open to the public from 8.30am to 12pm and from 1.45pm to 4.30pm.
Reception from 8.30am to 12pm and from 1.30pm to 5.30pm.
Open to the public
The documentation centre
It is accessible to all staff and students at the times indicated. It is accessible to the public on request.
A mineral collection can be viewed in the documentation centre.
During open days, the premises are open to the public for a visit. This day allows you to discover teaching and research activities.
The gymnasium and sports facilities are accessible on request to associations outside the institution and to schools in the area. An agreement must be signed to this effect.