Budapest lies in the centre of the Carpathian Basin in Europe, on both sides of the river Danube. It has an area of 525 square km. It's population of about 2 millions is 20 per cent of the country's total. It's the world's only metropolis, where there are more than 130 thermal springs and wells. Budapest's twenty public baths from Turkish and wave baths, over open-air swimming-pools and hydratherapeutic establishments to spa hotels, offer a wide range of services. Yearly temperature is 11°C, the average in July 22°C, in January -1°C. The average yearly rainfall is about 600 mm.
Visit the Portal of Budapest to get more information about the city and its facilities.
The official currency is the Hungarian Forint (HUF). Most foreign currencies can be converted in banks, hotels or exchange offices. International credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops.
1 EURO = 305,-HUF (October 2018)
The organiser does not accept responsibility for individual medical, travel or personal insurance. Participants are advised to take out their own personal insurance policies.
The official language of the congress is English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.
Passport and visa
A valid passport and/or identity card is required for all participants. Visas may be required for some countries. For specific information, please contact the nearest Hungarian embassy at least six weeks before your departure to Hungary.