The venue of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU) includes: A Conference Room, which will host the sessions of the Congress and the Symposium, An Exhibition Gallery, Several rooms for workshops and regional meetings, Free internet access;
Film screenings will take place in the cinema theater Millennium, within 15 minutes’ walking distance from the venue where the Congress will take place.
Skopje is the capital of Republic of Macedonia and its location provides good international flight connections. The international airport Alexander the Great (SKP) is located 17 km east of Skopje. It can be reached by bus, which may be booked at the airport itself, by rent-a car or by taxi.
Passport and visas
All those planning to participate in the Congress should request information from the Representative offices, Consulates and Embassies of the Republic of Macedonia in their countries regarding visa procedures.
Citizens of EU member states and citizens of the signatories to the Schengen Agreement may enter the territory of the Republic of Macedonia with a valid ID card issued by the competent authorities of the countries concerned.
However, visas to enter Republic of Macedonia are required for citizens of some countries, special administrative regions and entities and territorial authorities that are not recognized as states. Please check the information on http://www.mfa.gov.mk/?q=node/308&language=en-gb
Official information about the visa regime of Republic of Macedonia can be found on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Macedonia: http://www.mfa.gov.mk/?q=node/319&language=en-gb
Spring time in Skopje is variable but mostly temperate. The average temperature in May is about 18 ºC (65 ºF). Short spells of light rain are possible.
The official currency of the Republic of Macedonia is the DENAR (MKD).
A currency exchange service is offered by banks and official exchange offices (open until 7 P.M.). Almost all credit cards are accepted in hotels and commercial establishments.
Logistics, food and beverages
In the building of Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU) you will find a communication centre with a photocopier, fax machine, computers, printers, internet access, and the traditional pigeonhole mailboxes at the disposal of the delegates. Cinematheque of Macedonia will take care of coffee breaks and lunches. The audio and video recording of the presentations is guaranteed by the organization.
Simultaneous translation will be provided in English, French, Spanish and Macedonian language.