Lille is the centre of an urban area, of more than one million inhabitants, situated in North of France, next to the Belgian border. Lille is well connected with European metropolis, so by TGV you are in Brussels for half an hour, in Paris for an hour and in London for hour and half. It is an academic centre with more than 100 000 students distributed among four universities. The University of Sciences and Technologies (USTL - Lille1) is a large scientific university, with more then 19000 students, with important department of economics and management with more then 2 000 students. University is situated in Villeneuve d'Ascq, area very well connected by metro with centre of Lille.