Strasbourg, the European capital, a prestigious site for the 2016 NSS/MIC!
Strasbourg is situated in the eastern part of France at the border of Germany, two hours from Paris by the high-speed train (TGV).
The capital of both Europe and Alsace, Strasbourg is a young and dynamic city. It will surprise you with its dynamic aspects, which also make it a capital of culture: museums, theatres, opera, concert halls... everything is at hand! So, lovers of good food, monuments, and entertainment be warned: you will very likely fall in love!
Just like many large European cities, Strasbourg has a worldwide renowned historical heritage: the Grande Ile is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The most curious among you will find great enjoyment in exploring this beautiful city on foot or by bicycle, discovering the districts of the city of Strasbourg, each having a distinct identity, intrinsically linked to its history and its inhabitants. Surrounded by the branches of the Ill River, the center includes the main attractions and monuments which make Strasbourg famous, such as the Cathedral, the House Kammerzell, the Petite France, and the Covered Bridges.
Watch this video for a taste of what Strasbourg can offer!
the convention center
The Strasbourg Convention Center (Palais de la Musique et des Congrès) is situated close to the European Institution district, but only 10 minutes away from the city center by tram.
The city's convention and exhibition centre is undergoing a modernisation program, due to be completed in summer 2016. The NSS/MIC Conference will be the first big Conference to inaugurate the new spaces.