Venue

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid is a higher education institution, renowned for its teaching, research, and university services.

The conference will be held on the university premises. The Auditorium (with a capacity of over 1000 persons) and lecture halls of different sizes will be used to host the event.

Read the “how to get there” section of uc3m web site for to get directions to the conference site. You can also visit google maps indications clicking the image below.

 

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HOTELS

People attending the EMOOCS 2017 Conference can find accomodation easily either in Madrid or in Leganés. Staying in Leganés makes much easier to get earlier to the university, but staying in Madrid offers a wide range of choices for those who also want to get to know the city and enjoy its cultural life.

Madrid

Hotels located in the ATOCHA area (Madrid main train station is located in Atocha):

The Atocha area includes must see cultural sites, such as the Prado Museum, the Reina Sofía Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, as well as the Retiro Park. It is also very easy to get to the center of Madrid by train.

Hotels located in the PUERTA DEL SOL area (5 minute walk maximum to Sol train station)

Either from hotels in Atocha or from hotels in Puerta del Sol it is necessary to take the train to the University campus at Leganés, then a 5 minute walk from the station to the campus.

Leganés

HOW TO GET TO UC3M

Hotels located in Madrid

Recommended transport: Cercanías Madrid (regional railways network).

From Atocha train station (Madrid) to UC3M at Leganés Campus: Line C5, destination Humanes.

  • Estimated time: 18 minutes
  • Itinerary: Atocha – Méndez Álvaro – Doce de Octubre – Orcasitas – Puente Alcocer – Villaverde Alto – Zarzaquemada – Leganés

Attendees who prefer to stay in hotels in the Puerta del Sol area can use Cercanías Madrid too. From Sol train station (Madrid) to UC3M at Leganés Campus it is necessary to change the train in Atocha:

Line C4, destination Parla.

  • Estimated time: 5 minutes
  • Itinerary: Sol – Atocha

Campus de Leganés de la Universidad Carlos III de MadridLine C5, destination Humanes.

  • Estimated time: 18 minutes
  • Itinerary: Atocha – Méndez Álvaro – Doce de Octubre – Orcasitas – Puente Alcocer – Villaverde Alto – Zarzaquemada – Leganés

More info: http://www.renfe.com/EN/viajeros/cercanias/madrid/index.html

From the Leganés station to the University there is just a 5 minute walk.

Hotels located in Leganés

Hotel Tryp Leganés and Hotel Avenida Leganés are at a 5 minute walk to the University campus.

People staying at Hotel AR Parquesur need to take the underground: Metro, Line 12

  • Estimated time: 10 minutes
  • Itinerary: El Carrascal – Julián Besteiro – Casa del Reloj – Hospital severo Ochoa – Leganés
    Central

More info: https://www.metromadrid.es/en/index.html

From the Leganés station to the University there is just a 5 minute walk.