Post address

Ecole Normale Superieure

Department of Chemistry
24 rue Lhomond , 75231 Paris Cedex 05 France
Phone :  +33 1 44 32 24 21 , yong.chen(@)


24, rue Lhomond or 8, rue Erasme, 5th district of Paris

Chemistry Building, first floor (second floor, English reference) (Building map)

Rooms P3B, P1, P16, and P19 

Access by subway (District map, Metro map)

From Luxembourg Station, RER-B  line (blue line); Gay-Lussac exit :
Take rue Soufflot (on the right after McDonald’s) up to place du Pantheon.
Walk counter-clockwise around Pantheon church, turn on the second street on your right (rue d’Ulm)
Turn on the second street on the left (rue Lhomond) until number 24.

From Place Monge Metro Station, line 7 (pink line), Place Monge exit :
Cross the place to the opposite corner, go straight (rue Ortolan).
Cross rue Mouffetard, go straight (rue du Pot de Fer) and turn on the second street on your right (rue Lhomond) until number 24.

From airports

From both Charles de Gaulle and Orly  Airports:
Take the local train (RER B direction Paris) to Luxembourg station. (to find the train station in the airport, please follow “Paris by train” signs or take the shuttle bus)

Accommodation options for visitors

17 boulevard Jourdan
75014 ParisThe CIUP is a big academic housing complex located in the south of Paris. Individual student rooms and some small studios are available for stays ranging from some weeks up to 3 years. The Bureau d’acceuil des checheurs may also help finding alternative accommodation outside the CIUP.

150-154 rue du Faubourg Saint-Martin
75010 ParisRefurbished old convent, located close to Gare de l’Est, providing small apartments to researchers and artists visiting Paris.

3 rue des Ursulines
75005 ParisHousing complex, located close to ENS, for hosting invited researchers.

10 rue Le Goff
75005 ParisRegular hotel near ENS.

7-9 rue Malebranche
75005 ParisRegular hotel near ENS.