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The Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC) will be the host institution for the Biology Across Scales symposium, located in Oeiras, Portugal, close to the capital city of Lisbon. The IGC is a multidisciplinary research institute, that invests in innovative training, and transforming society through science. It is part of Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, a foundation with charitable, artistic, educational and scientific aims.




Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência

Rua da Quinta Grande, 6

2780-156 Oeiras


Illustration: Tatjana Hirschmugl

How to get to Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC)?

From the airport (Aeroporto Humberto Delgado, Lisboa):

The metro station can be found outside the Arrivals at Terminal 1 in Lisbon Airport. Metro tickets can be purchased at vending machines in the Airport station and have a cost of 1.50€ (plus 0,50€ for the card - paid only once; can be reused).

1 - Take the metro (red line) towards São Sebastião and get off in Alameda (~16 minutes trip).

2 - In Alameda, take the metro (green line) towards Cais do Sodré (~8 minutes trip).

3 - Get off in Cais do Sodré and walk to the train terminal to take the train towards Cascais and get off in Oeiras (17 or 24 minutes trip depending on the train). Train tickets cost 1.95€.

4 - Get off in Oeiras train station and take the exit to your left. The Oeiras train station is located at a safe walking distance from the IGC (6 minutes).

5 - Cross the road to the side of the street where you will find a pharmacy and a restaurant.

6 - Keep walking until you get to an intersection with traffic lights.

7 - Turn left again and cross the road. Welcome to the IGC!



Check how to get to IGC using Google Maps here!


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