Toulon campus

Toulon campus is ideally located in the heart of the city, in the brand new “creativity and knowledge district” and across from the train station since January 2020.

The city and the region

Ideally located 4 hours away from Paris, 2 and a half hours from Southern Alps and 15 minutes from the coast, Toulon is a blessed destination, offering a relaxing atmosphere, a direct access to the most beautiful white sand beaches in the French Med, the bay of Toulon considered Europe's most beautiful harbor, little coves and the authenticity of the Provencal way of life.

The town offers a large array of cultural places as well as festivals:

  • The Zénith Omega (concert arena)
  • The Liberty theatre
  • Villa Noailles in Hyères (an early modernist house built by architect Robert Mallet-Stevens)
  • The book festival
  • The international  Maritime and Exploration Film Festival
  • The comic book festival

Places to visit along the coast:

  • Les Iles d'or (a private island located at the east of the city Saint-Raphael)
  • Porquerolles island (the largest most westerly of the three iles d'Hyères. An island of dreams)
  • The Levant Island (situated to the east of the archipelago. Visitors can only follow natural trails along marked paths)
  • Port Cros (a forest island between intimate beaches and sheer cliffs)

Places to visit inland:

  • The Sainte-Baume massif (a major place of pilgrimage and a popular hiking spot in green countryside)
  • The Estérel and Maures massif (one of the oldest and wildest landscapes in Provence)
  • The Verdon Gorge (a river canyon in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region)

Toulon Campus

Nestled at the heart of the  historical Alexander I garden, this new campus was designed by Corrine Vezzioni, woman architect of the year in 2015. The school welcomes the TPM School of Art and Design, a media library and a company incubator devoted to digital technologies.  KEDGE Toulon wanted to revolutionise the student experience by creating the campus of tomorrow, a place entirely dedicated to educational innovation. Spread over 2100m2, the school benefits from 11 lecture rooms and a 140m2 library located at the heart of the building. KEDGE Toulon welcomes around 30 collaborators and 350 students.

The students also benefit from:

  • brain bubbles dedicated to collective reflection sessions
  • a computer room including a 3D zone and wifi access
  • A Business Nursery, an incubator for entrepreneur students focused on guiding innovative projects in the development of services, products or a business model
  • Students accommodations near-by
  • A fitness centre

 

The CUBE Library

The CUBE Library offers its users (students, professors and staffs) a number of specialist information sources that are primarily focused on innovative and technological management. it is a calm and friendly environment with a group-work orientated space.

 

2100

m2

350

students

30

collaborators

How to get to the Toulon campus?

Address: Maison de la Créativité, 1 Parvis des écoles - 83000 TOULON

Toulon by train

Gare de Toulon is the railway station serving the city of Toulon, Var department, southeastern France. It is situated on the Marseille-Ventimiglia railway. Top destinations to and from Toulon are Nice, Marseille and Paris. With the high-speed rail network (TGV), Toulon is 4 hours 20 minutes from Paris. The Var has 3 TGV rail stations: Toulon, Les Arcs-sur-Argens and Saint-Raphael.

Toulon by plane

Toulon-Hyères airport is the airport serving Toulon. It is located 3 kilometres southeast of Hyères, and 19 kilometres east of Toulon. It is also known as Hyères Le Palyvestre Airport.

There are limited flights to big cities from Toulon compared to its bigger counterparts in Nice and Marseille. However, there are daily direct flights to Paris-Orly.

https://www.toulon-hyeres.aeroport.fr/en

To get to town from the airport, there is a shuttle operating 5 round trips a day at the cost of 1,40 euros per journey. The trip takes around 30 minutes.

 

Getting around Toulon

Toulon offers a wide range of local transport.

Rail: Over 20 train stations, serving regional destinations (TER).

Bus: There are over 80 lines, all 3 euros, for the Var and neighbouring towns. The network is run by the Réseau mistral and you can consult the routes and timetables on its website.

https://www.reseaumistral.com/en

Boat: Some destinations offer shuttle boats (or bus boats) to other towns/villages.

Taxis:  You can either phone a cab, access it via the app or pick it up at one of the town's taxi ranks, the place de la Liberté probably being the main one. Tel: +33 4.94.93.51.51

Bicycles: Toulon has no municipal bike hire scheme, but there are several commercial companies in and around the bus station

How to get to Toulon campus?

Nothing easier. The campus is situated in the heart of town, 3 minutes away from the train or the bus station.

A parking is available on site for motorbikes and bicycles.

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