Course venue

The Course takes place in the magnicifent Palace of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts in the old town Zagreb

Address: Opaticka 18

Where is Zagreb?

Zagreb is located in central part of Croatia.  

How to get to Zagreb?


By plane

Zagreb, Croatia, Pleso Airport / IATA CODE: ZAG

Airport is located 20 min drive from the center of Zagreb.



Bureau de change: Bureau de change can be found at the airports, most city center banks, Tourist Information Centers and travel outlets. 

Currency & Banking: Croatia's unit of currency is the Kuna (Kn.), which is divided into 100 lipa. Coins come in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 lipa, and 1, 2, and 5 Kuna. There are notes of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 kunas. The congress secretariat will be able to accept payment for registration fees and tickets in both Euros (€) and Kunas. You can pay in Kuna at any place or for any service or product you use. In some places you can pay in Euro or dollars. Be sure to establish the method of payment in advance if you wish to pay in any other currency than Kuna.Banks (Croatian: banka) are generally open Mon¬day to Friday 7.30 -19.00hrs and Satur¬day 7.30-11.30hrs. Money can also be changed in post offices, travel agencies and exchange bureaux (roatian: mjenjańćnica), which have more flexible hours. The Kuna is approximately 1 EUR = 7,5 Kn. 

Credit cards: Most hotels, restaurants and shops in Croatia accept major credit cards such as Visa, Master Card, American Express, Diners Club and JCB; almost all ATMs accept major credit cards. Many banks have ATMs in front of their building. 

Electricity: Voltage is 220 V; 50Hz. Sockets take 2 square-pin plugs. Appliances designed to operate on 110/120 V need a voltage converter and plug adapter. 

Health care: EU citizens are entitled to free or reduced cost medical treatment at National Health Service hospitals. With the exception of accident and emergency treatment, all non-EU members will be charged for medical treatment and must have adequate health insurance when traveling. 

Insurance: The organizers do not accept responsibility for individual medical, travel or personal insurance. All participants are strongly advised to make their own personal insurance arrangements before traveling to the congress. 

Travel insurance: It is strongly recommended that visitors to Croatia arrange travel insurance to cover the loss of possessions and money as well as health and dental treatment. 

Value-added tax (VAT): All purchases in Croatia are subject to VAT, which increases the cost of an item by 25%. This is generally already included in the requested price. Visitors from non-EU countries can claim a refund of VAT from selected shops on goods that are to be taken out of the country, under the Retail Export Scheme.