Travel Information and Venue


The requirements for entry into Switzerland depend on the country of origin, the purpose (e.g. tourism, visit, business, family reunification or studies) and duration of stay (short- or long-term).

For EU/EFTA citizens, there is no need of visa.

For citizens from other countries, please read the informations of the Federal Office for Migration.

To find a Swiss representation in your country, please see the page of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

How to arrive in Geneva

By air

Geneva is served by the International Cointrin Airport .

Trains run from the airport to «Gare Cornavin» (central train station); the trip takes 6 minutes. More informations

Free tickets for the Geneva Public Transportation  are available at Geneva Airport. See information here.

By train

Trains arrive at the Gare Cornavin train station in the center of the city. For information, see the website


Venue :

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Rue Général-Dufour 24

1204 Genève

Uni Dufour: the Jean Piaget Conferences take place in room U300 (Auditoire Rouiller).

By public transport

Tram 15 (stop Cirque) 
Tram 12 (stop Place de Neuve) 

If you stay in a hotel or youth hostel, the fee of your stay includes the “Geneva Transport Card” which allows you to travel free all day on the public transports network. Otherwise, you can take a single ticket  (3.50 CHF) which allows you to travel on public transports for 60 minutes. To buy this ticket, press “Tout Genève” on the machine located at each bus / tram stop.

For more information on public transports: see

By taxi

Telephone: +4122 33 141 33. More informations

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