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Prague & Czech Republic


General information


Prague is a city with a “mild continental climate”. The average temperature in June/July varies between 20–25 °C. For detailed info about current weather please follow this link.


Free circulation of scientist in the Czech Republic is guaranteed. No visa necessary for visitors from the EU countries as well as for many non-EU residents. If visa applicable the procedure is generally quick and simple. For further info click here.

Getting to Prague

By plane
  • Easily accessible from all major European cities (max. flying time 2.5 hours)
  • Direct flights from 128 destinations all over the world
  • Two terminals – Terminal 1 and 2
  • Many low cost providers
By car

Distance to European cities:

  • Berlin 350 km
  • Zürich 694 km
  • Frankfurt am Main 508 km
  • Amsterdam 877 km
  • Budapest 525 km
  • Bratislava 328 km
  • Kraków 540 km
By train

Prague has several train stations, but international trains are likely to arrive at the Main Railway Station (Hlavní nádraží). There are also some international arrivals at Holešovice Station (Nádraží Holešovice). These stations are connected to the underground (red line C) and go directly to the Prague Congress Centre (Vyšehrad).

Public transport

Prague has much used and inexpensive underground, tram, and bus system. During the peak hours, underground trains run every 1 or 2 minutes, and during off-peak hours at least every 10 minutes. For more information about Prague public transportation visit

Prague public transport ticket is included in the registration fee for both delegate and accompanying person.



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