Pan European University
Tomášikova 20, Bratislava, Slovakia
The official language of the Congress is English.
Conference Kit and Name Badge
Upon registration you will receive a Conference kit that includes the printed material / flash of the Conference and your name badge.
Please wear your name badge at all times during the Conference.
Participants from certain countries may require a visa in order to travel to Slovak Republic.
Participants are requested to check with their local Slovak Consulate/Embassy well in advance of their travel date.
It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa as necessary.
Liability & Insurance
The Conference Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Upon registration, participants agree that Organizers assumes any liability.
Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.
Safety & Security
Please do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. Hotels strongly recommend that you use their safety deposit boxes for your valuables.
As with the rest of the EU, in any emergency call 112 (from a landline if you can) and ask for ambulance, fire or police when connected.
Other numbers are: Police – 158; Firemen – 150; Ambulance (Life emergency) – 155.
Informal for all occasions.
Tel. SK: +421-2-4594-3712 / +421-903-413-711
Travel to Bratislava
Bratislava Milan Rastislav Štefánik Airport; Bratislava Airport (ICAO: LZIB, IATA: BTS) https://www.bts.aero/en/
45 regular destinations. Scheduled flights are operated by Ryanair, flydubai, Czech Airlines, Wizz Air, SMARTWINGS…
After leaving the terminal, use bus No 61 (or N61 at night) for a direct connection to the terminus Main Railway Station (Hlavná stanica) or change at Trnavské mýto to get to the city center.
Taxis are inexpensive, usual price when ordering taxi by phone for whole 9km journey from airport to city centre should be not more than €15-20, if hailed on street expect double prices €20-30, always make sure taxi driver use taxi meter, if he refuses don’t get in the taxi. Avoid unofficial black taxis which will overcharge you.
Public transport buses are cheaper – a single ticket to the city centre (validate the ticket in the marking machine immediately after getting into bus; valid for 60 minutes from the moment of validation; transfer to other public transport lines allowed; costs €1.20.
Vienna International Airport / Wien Schwechat
Vienna International Airport (ICAO: LOWW, IATA: VIE) http://www.viennaairport.com/
Most European airlines and a significant number of international airlines have direct connections to Vienna from their respective hubs.
A quick summary of transport options from Vienna Airport:
Bus (takes app. 60 minutes from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Main Bus Station)
Regiojet (Bus): operates 16 buses a day between Vienna Airport and Bratislava city centre. €5.00.
The bus tickets include WiFi, a free cup of coffee/tea/capuccino, and an in-seat monitor with a variety of on-demand movie options.
Blaguss (Bus): 13 buses a day between Vienna Airport and Bratislava city centre.
The buses alight at the bus terminal under the New Bridge and continue towards Bratislava Airport. €7.20.
Postbus/Slovak Lines (Bus): Bus run almost every hour between Sudtiroler Platz and Vienna Airport and Bratislava Bus Station, some buses run as far as Bratislava Airport.
Please check the timetable. You are allowed to transport two pieces of baggage per person at €1.00 per piece. The baggage tags can be purchased from ticket window or from the driver. It is possible to buy tickets online or at a driver. They speak (or understand) English. The bus tickets include WiFi, a free cup of coffee/tea/capuccino, and an in-seat monitor with a variety of on-demand movie options. €7.70, €14.30 return.
DO NOT take a taxi from the taxi line outside the bus station, or you will be fleeced.
Even if the taxi driver claims to go by the meter, they will later show you a sheet showing a tariff of 20-30 euros for leaving the bus station, even if the distance traveled is a kilometer or two.
Since October 2017 the Coach Terminal is being completely overhauled and all bus services relocated to the location on the opposite side of the street.
Cab Fare could be anywhere from 45 Euro to 145 Euro, depending on where you are going to in Bratislava and the Taxi Company you are hiring. It is very reasonable to book transportation in advance from a Private hire, which will lower your costs significantly and improve your comfort, because driver will wait for you directly at the Schwechat arriving hall.
Uber. Uber offer a flat rate of 40 Euro from Bratislava to Vienna airport.
Most international trains stop at the main train station (Bratislava hlavná stanica) that has a good connections to buses.
DO NOT take a taxi from the taxi line outside the train station, or you will be fleeced. Even if the taxi driver claims to go by the meter, they will later show you a sheet showing a tariff of 20-30 euros for leaving the train station, even if the distance traveled is a kilometer or two.
There are two regional express services leaving from different stations in Bratislava – one from Bratislava Hlavná stanica (Main station) via Marchegg and the other from Bratislava Petržalka station via Kittsee – each operating in hourly intervals, with first daily service leaving at 05:21 and the last train leaving at 22:21.
Both services terminate at Wien Hauptbahnhof in Vienna. Tickets are valid for both routes. A return ticket called EURegio purchased in Vienna costs €16, is valid for four days and also allows use of all public transportation in town on the first day of validity. If only travelling one way, it is possible to buy a ticket for €10.50 from the ÖBB website for travel via Marchegg.
EC trains every 2 hours. Online tickets are much cheaper than the tickets purchased at the station, but you should buy them at least 3 days in advance. It is possible to get on a through sleeper car, attached to train R 719, however the journey only takes 6½ hours meaning you won’t get too much sleep.
three direct EC trains, another two with change in Prague and through sleeper cars attached to EN Metropol. Online ticket  is much cheaper than ticket bought at station, but you should buy it at least 3 days in advance.
six EC trains a day, departing from Budapest Keleti and Budapest Nyugati station. The train shuttles every 2 hours from both stations. The first train from Bratislava departs at 5:50 and the last direct one at 19:54. From Budapest, the first one departs at 5:25 and the last direct one at 15:25. Price 17,50€ (April 2016) for a return ticket (which is issued whether you plan on returning or not) valid for one month.
two daily direct trains, 7h for morning train or 8¾h in through sleeper cars attached to train Chopin. There is a limited offer (SparDay for daytime trains, SparNight for sleepers) of discounted tickets to Budapest via Bratislava, they’re much more cheaper than normal tickets to Bratislava.
Regular tourist boat lines operate on the Danube from spring through fall on routes from Vienna. You can find routes and schedules here https://twincityliner.com/en/
A one-way ticket from Vienna to Bratislava by Twin City Liner costs about €25-30 (whereas a return train ticket is less than €15). The Twin City Liner’s boats travel at 60 kmph and the journey takes about 1 hour 15 minutes from Vienna to Bratislava and about 1 hour and 30 minutes from Bratislava to Vienna (almost as much as the train). Unlike the train though, which stops at stations distant from the center (about 2-3 km), the boat stops are in the very centres of both Vienna (Schwedenplatz) and Bratislava (Novy Most).