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Your Arrival

You are expected at Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport on Sunday June 30th at 12 pm (noon, Paris time). Your return to CDG Airport is scheduled for Saturday July 13th at 11 am (Paris time).

Pick-up on June 30th:

The COPAIN association will welcome you at CDG Airport, Terminal 1 – Level 5 (Arrivals) – Gate 20, at noon.
The airport is divided into different terminals and several levels. Be careful and follow the signs. If you arrive at Terminal 2 or 3 (or if you arrive from another airport via public transportation), you will need to take the free shuttle (CDG Val) to reach Terminal 1. Shops, restaurants, and bathrooms are available if needed. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the airport.

Transfer to Lille:

A private shuttle service by bus will transport you from CDG Airport to your accommodation in the Lille metropolis (travel time: 2 hrs). You are expected to arrive at your hotel at 4 pm on the same day.

Drop-off on July 13th:

A private shuttle service by bus will transport you from your hotel to CDG Airport. The COPAIN association will accompany you. You are expected to arrive at the airport at 11 am.


The COPAIN association is here to assist you in preparing for the practical aspects of your stay. Florian VIRLY will be your contact, available at any time via WhatsApp. For further details about your arrival and stay, please download the application onto your phone, then scan this QR Code and join your dedicated group, Earthwise International Academy Lille.

Useful Contacts

Welcome Services, Cultural Program:

Florian VIRLY, Chairman of the COPAIN association.
Mobile phone:      +33 767 794 153

Scientific Program:

Ass. Prof. Sébastien CLAUSEN, Vice-Dean in charge of international relations, Faculty of Science and Technologies (FST), University of Lille, and Coordinator of the scientific program.
Email address:

WhatsApp Group

Earthwise International Academy Lille:

Please scan this QR Code and join your dedicated group.

Arriving at your Hotel

On the day of your arrival, you will be given a few useful documents to begin properly your experience in Lille:

Your ILEVIA travel card; this card will allow you unlimited use of the public networks in Lille metropolis (underground, bus, tram and train) ;
Leaflets and a map of Lille;
Your meal plan for the first days – see the page Welcome Services on the Earthwise public site.


You will be staying at the ASCOTEL complexe, located at the heart the green and quiet scientific campus, close to the Cité Scientifique metro station (Line 1, yellow line): 10 min to Lille city centre and 3 min to the popular V2 Shopping Mall and the Grand Stade Pierre Mauroy Lille Métropole.

You will be provided with a furnished individual room with private bathroom, towels, bedsheets, free wifi.

Dates of the stay: Sunday June 30th – Saturday July 13th