Research departments



FEMTO-ST is located in Besançon, Belfort and Montbéliard.

Reaching FEMTO-ST in Besançon

situation franche comté

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 :

By train

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.

To get more information refer to the SNCF and bus network Ginko sites.

By plane

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 airport, then drive to Besançon.
4- Lyon Saint Exupery airport, then drive to Besancon (2 hours).

Access the Besançon sites

The FEMTO-ST headquarters, the Optics Department and the main site of the MN2S department are located 15B avenue des Montboucons - 25030 Besançon

The Applied Mechanics, AS2M and Time & Frequency departments are located at the ENSMM-UFC site in Besançon.

The  DISC department is located on the University campus in Besançon.

Access the Belfort sites
Access the Montbéliard sites