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The Laboratory - Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche-sur-Mer
Unité Mixte de Recherche 7093 – CNRS/UPMC




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Key figures

 LOV members - DECEMBER 2016 (80)


- 32 Research Scientists and University Faculty

- 18 permanent technical and administrative staff

- 10 Post-docs

- 7 externally funded staff

- 13 Ph.D. students

Site Map

Site Map

The Laboratory occupies 4 building of the Oceanographic Observatory: la Corderie (also called Caserne Nicolas), the buildings Les Galériens and the Vieille Forge (also known as the Station Zoologique), and the Jean Maetz building.


How To Get Here

Villefranche-sur-Mer is between Nice and Monaco. Getting here from Nice :

  • From the Airport : Bus service from the airport Nice Côte d'Azur to Villefranche (15 km).
  • By Train : frequent service between the stations of Nice and Villefranche-sur-Mer
  • By Automobile : Exit from the autoroute A8 at "Nice - Promenade des Anglais onto the 'Promenade d'Anglais' continue along the coast road towards Monaco. Alternatively, exit the autoroute A8 at 'Nice Est', follow the signs toward the Port (of Nice) and from the Port take the 'Basse Corniche' towards Monaco.