Useful Information

The 48th session of the International Conference on Education is being held at: International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG)
17 rue de Varembé, CH 1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland

Visa acquisition

The IBE is not in a position to assist in the acquisition of Visas. To know more about Visa requirements, please consult the website of the Federal Office for Migration of Switzerland.

Accommodation in Geneva

The Tourism Office in Geneva has a complete list of hotels that can provide accommodation during your stay in Geneva. Click here for a direct link to a list of hotels.

Local Transportation

Bus services (route 5, destination Palexpo, and route 8, destination OMS) run between Place Cornavin (the main railway station) and the International Conference Centre of Geneva (for bus 5, get off at the 'Vermont' bus stop; for bus 8, 'UIT' bus stop). A bus ticket costs CHF 3. - Swiss francs, valid for one hour, should be obtained from the ticket machine located at the bus stop before getting on the bus with exact change. 'Day tickets' can also be obtained from the ticket machine. These tickets are also available, together with weekly tickets, at the public transport counter on the ground floor of the Cornavin railway station and at some newsagents. A taxi stand is located in the immediate vicinity of the Conference Centre. Taxis can also be obtained by telephoning: 022.331.41.33; 022.320.20.20 or 022.320.22.02.


The two following links can provide additional information on activities taking place in Geneva and how to get around the city:



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