General Information

Passport and visa

You will need a valid passport to enter Hungary. You are responsible for arranging a visa if required. Invitation letters for visa purposes will be issued for registered participants upon request.

IMPORTANT! Hungary, as an EU member (but not a member of the Schengen Agreement, requires that your passport be valid at least 90 days after you return to your country of citizenship. Please contact your travel agent or local government agency to be sure you have the proper travel documents.


The Organizers of the Workshop do not provide insurance and do not take responsibility for any loss, accident or illness that might occur during the Workshop or in the course of travel to or from the meeting site. It is, therefore, the responsibility of the participants to check their coverage with their insurance provider.

Bank, currency, credit cards

The unit of currency is the Hungarian Forint (HUF), denoted as "Ft" by the Hungarians. International credit cards (AmEx, EC/MC, Visa) are accepted at most hotels, restaurants and shops. ATMs are available at the Airport and in many locations throughout the city. For exchange rates, please, visit

Hungary is in the temperate zone, weather in November is usually cold and rainy. Daily temperature ranges from 0oC to 12oC.


The electricity supply in Hungary is 220 V AC (50 Hz).

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