Rosemary Porpiglia – Direction Générale des Services, Collège de France
Tim Evans – HUMANE Secretariat
The 2021 HUMANE Annual Conference will take place at the:
Collège de France
11, Place Marcelin-Berthelot
Google maps link is available: here
The updated programme is available: here
Simultaneous translation French-English // English-French will be available.
The Conference fee for members (including staff from their institutions) and HUMANE Residential School alumni is €650. For non-members the fee is €750. The Conference fee includes the Conference Dinner and two lunches.
Covid 19 Important Information
Certificate – Vaccination / proof of recovery / certified negative test
The use of the Pass Sanitaire, is strictly enforced in France . Please always carry your certificate with a QR code showing either proof of full vaccination, a negative test result which must be no older than 48 hours or proof of recovery from Covid. Make sure that the QR code is valid and readable. We recommend that you always have a hard copy as well as a digital version on your smartphone. You will need to show these upon arrival in the hotel, at the Collège de France, in all restaurants as well as for other logistical matters.
French Government Information
For further information regarding the requirements for entry into France, tests and proof of vaccination or recovery, please check the webpage of the French Government here. You will need to check the equivalent ministry’s website in your country to understand the rules for re-entry to your home country.
IMPORTANT: do not forget to download, complete and sign the ‘Statement of honour’ and have it with your travel documents.
Paris Covid 19 guidance
For further information regarding the requirements for your stay in and around Paris please check the City’s website: here
Collège de France requirements
The Collège de France requires you to be in possession of a Pass Sanitaire – your certificate with a QR code showing either proof of full vaccination, a negative test result which must be no older than 48 hours or proof of recovery from Covid. Please keep a digital and hard copy with you at all times during the Conference – you will need to show this upon entry to the Collège on both days and also the dinner venue.
IMPORTANT: Without the certificate with a valid QR code you will not be permitted entry into the Conference.
Face mask requirement
Consistent with the current regulations in place you must wear a mask in the Collège’s buildings. Masks are obligatory in many places in Paris including hotels, restaurants and the public transport system which includes transport to and from the airport.
IMPORTANT: Only surgical and FFP2 type face masks are permitted. Cloth, fabric and other face coverings are not permitted.
Travel provider information
Your airline or other travel provider will provide you with comprehensive information on travel to and from France. Please consult their webpages carefully when you book your travel and read all the required information for your specific situation
Please do everything possible to leave your baggage at the hotel – baggage storage at the Collége de France is very limited and not guaranteed.
You are responsible for your own hotel reservation.
The local organiser has suggested the following hotels in neighbourhood of the Collège de France. However there are many hotels in Paris and we suggest that participants consult websites like booking.com to see what is available. HUMANE cannot guarantee that the rates shown below are the best rates. Please do not hesitate to check on the internet.
Mercure Paris la Sorbonne **** (200 meters from the Collège de France))
14 rue de la Sorbonne, 75005 Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 56 24 34 34 Fax: +33 (0)1 56 24 19 60
Price estimate: single room 130 €/ night, double room 140 € / night. Breakfast: 17€
Hôtel Claude Bernard *** (200 meters from the Collège de France)
43 rue des Ecoles, 75005 Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 43 26 32 52 Fax : +33 (0)1 43 26 80 56
Price estimate: single room 140 € /night, double room 160€ / night. Breakfast: 12€
Hôtel Saint Jacques **** (50 meters from the Collège de France)
35 rue des Ecoles, 75005 Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 44 07 45 45 Fax : +33 (0)1 43 25 65 50
Price estimate: single room 100 €/ night, double room 110€ /night. Breakfast: 16€
Hôtel Collège de France *** (100 meters from the Collège de France)
7 rue Thénard, 75005 Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 43 26 78 36
Price estimate: single / double room 120€/ night. Breakfast: 10€
Meals and Social Programme Information
- Lunches will be taken at the times indicated in the main programme at the Collège de France
- The Conference Dinner will take place on Thursday evening. Details vill be sent via email to registered participants.
Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport :
RER line B, stop at “Luxembourg”
Roissybus to “Opéra”, and then bus 21 or 27, stop at « les Ecoles ».
Orly airport :
Take Orlybus to “Denfert-Rochereau” and then RER B to “Luxembourg”.
- Gare du Nord : take the RER line B, stop at “Luxembourg”
- Gare de Lyon : Take bus n° 63 to stop “Collège de France”
- Gare Montparnasse: Take bus 89 or 82 to stop “Luxembourg”
Public transport in Paris information: here
Neither HUMANE nor the Collège de France are liable for any losses, accidents or damage to persons or objects during the Annual Conference in Paris. Participants attending the Annual Conference in Paris do so at their own risk and responsibility.