FEMTO-ST is located in Besançon, Belfort and Montbéliard.
Close to the Swiss border, county town of the Doubs department and of Franche-Comté, Besançon is well located relatively to its European neighbours.
Besançon can be accessed :
The Paris-Besançon TGV leads to the Viotte Station or the Franche-Comté TGV station.
The TGL coming from Lyon or Strasbourg leads to the Viotte station.
the airports closest to Besançon are:
1- Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport, then take the train to Paris Gare de Lyon, then the high speed train (TGV) to Besancon.
2- Euroairport Basel-Mulhouse, then drive to Besançon (less than 2 hours).
3- Geneva airtport, then drive to Besançon.
4- Lyon Saint Exupery airport, then drive to Besancon (2 hours).
The FEMTO-ST headquarters and the main site of the MN2S department are located 32 avenue de l'Observatoire, Besançon.
The Applied Mechanics, AS2M and Time & Frequency departments are located at the ENSMM-UFC site in Besançon.
The Optics and the DISC department is located on the university campus in Besançon.