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Entry visa for a short-term stay in Hungary is not required for the European Union members, USA, Canada, and Japan. For further information about visa and other requirements, please contact the Hungarian embassy or consulate in your respective countries in time. Invitation letters will be issued by the conference bureau and will be sent to participants on request.
For invitation letter requests, please contact: Mr. Máté Lukácsi at
In case of any other visa question, please contact the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as follows:

Arriving to Budapest
Beside the obvious option of arriving by plane, Budapest is easily accessible by car and also by train. Delegates arriving from the neighbouring countries are encouraged to take these options into consideration when planning their journey.

Airport-downtown connections
a.) Taxi
Upon arriving at Budapest Airport Ferihegy you shall take Főtaxi, the official airport taxi company. The taxi charge from the airport to the congress venue and to the official congress hotels will cost cca. 21 EUR. For any taxi trip made within Budapest, it is recommended to use taxis affiliated with taxi companies or ask for a taxi at your hotel reception.
b.) Airport minibus shuttle
The price for the Airport Minibus Service from the airport to the congress venue and the official congress hotels is about 14 EUR (return ticket is 25 EUR). Passengers travelling in the same direction are transported by one bus therefore you may be requested to wait for 5-10 minutes at the airport before departure. For your hotel – airport transfer, your hotel reception will ask the minibus service depending on your flight departure time.
c.) Public transport
Take bus 200E at the airport and take off at the terminal, ‘Kőbánya-Kispest’. There you take the underground (blue line) that takes you directly to the closest underground station from the congress venue (‘Klinikák’). It is highly recommended to use the public transport system once you are in the city. The fastest and most convenient public transport means is the underground. The congress venue is located only 250 metres walking distance from the underground station ‘Klinikák’. In case you arrive to Budapest by car, we suggest you leave your car in your hotel parking and discover the city by public transport.

Hungary has a continental climate with late June temperatures between 25-30 Celsius during the day and 18-22 Celsius in the evening and morning hours. June is the most humid month of the year with high probability for summer showers.

Banking hours
Banks are open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m Monday through Thursday, while close already at 1 p.m. on Friday and are closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Shopping hours
Shops on the streets are open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m Monday through Sunday, while shops located in malls are usually open between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. seven days a week. Convenience stores are open between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. throughout the week.

Official Hungarian currency is the Forint (HUF). You are kindly advised to exchange money in banks or at exchange offices.

Electric sockets are 230V and take 2 round pin plugs.

The official language of the congress is English. No interpretation will be provided to any other languages.

Participants are advised to carry appropriate travelling and health insurance.