Conference location


"Ion Ionescu de la Brad" University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Iaşi
Faculty of Agriculture
3, Mihail Sadoveanu Alley
700490 - Iasi, Romania
Tel: +40 (0)232 407.526
Fax: +40 (0)232 219.175
flipsa@uaiasi.ro
www.uaiasi.ro/simpozion

Arrival at Iasi International Airport

The airport is situated about 8 km from city center and 11 km from the Faculty of Agriculture. From the airport the city center can be reached only by road. Public transport service (bus line 50) and taxis are available at the exit from the arrivals terminals (T2 and T3). Currency exchange ATM machine is available in the airport.

Taxis are available any time at the exit from the arrivals terminals (T2 and T3), and the Faculty of Agriculture can be reached at a cost of about 30-35 LEI (RON). The travel cost is needed to be paid in the official Romanian currency LEI (RON) (around 7- 8 Euro, 1 ? = approx. 4.5 LEI).

Alternatively, you can use the public transport service: bus line 50 to city center (Independence Square station, time approx. 30 min.). The timetable for the bus line 50 is correlated with the flight schedule (http://www.ratp-iasi.ro/tras50.pdf). The price for one way ticket is 2 LEI and could be bought from the bus driver. From Independence Square station you can reach the Faculty of Agriculture (Agronomie/Copou station) with buses 42 or 52.

Participants travelling from foreign countries have a large range of alternative choices, flying directly from London-Luton, Paris-Beauvais, Tel Aviv, Rome-Fiumicino, Bergamo, Brussels, Munich, Cologne (Köln), Wien, Larnaca, Barcelona etc. to Iasi or via Bucharest. Many airlines have flights connecting Iasi, e.g. TAROM, Austrian airlines, Blueair, Wizzair. For information about flight schedules, please search www.aeroport.ro. For non-European participants, the best choice is to fly to Bucharest Otopeni and then to Iasi.

Arrival at Iasi Railway Station

The Iasi railway station has services to major cities in Romania (Bucharest, Timisoara, Cluj-Napoca, Sibiu, Oradea etc.) and to the International railway network. For details about train schedules, see www.cfr.ro.

If you arrive in Iasi by train, we recommend that you continue your journey from railway station using taxis (about 4 km) or public transport services. Using one of the tram lines 3, 6 or 7 from Railway station, you will arrive at Union Square station. Here you will change the tram direction and using tram line 1, 8, 9 or 11 you will reach the Faculty of Agriculture (Agronomie/Copou station).

Arrival by car

Faculty of Agriculture is located in the main building of the "Ion Ionescu de la Brad" University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine and can be reached easily using the following GPS coordinates latitude 47.1930195° and longitude 27.560922° (or lat. N 47° 11' 30" and long. E 27° 33' 27").

Other information

Local time

Romania is on East European time zone; local time is 2 hours ahead of GMT and 1 hour ahead of most European countries.

Money and Banking

Local currency: The Romanian currency is the LEU, plural LEI. All cash payments must be made in the local currency. In order to get acquainted with our currency, please visit the National Bank site at http://www.bnr.ro/Home.aspx. 1 Euro = 4.5 lei

All major credit cards are accepted. ATMs are readily available in the town. You may exchange cash (preferably Euro, English pounds, or US dollars) in all the banks (open 9.00 – 17.00) or Exchange offices (some of them open 24h). Please note that in most small shops and at the local market, only cash payments are accepted. It is not recommended use change facilities at the airport since less good exchange rates are offered.

Telephone, electricity

The international code for Romania is 40; in order to make an international call from Romania you must dial 00 followed by country code and number. Romania is well covered by mobile phone operators (the main ones are Orange and Vodafone) and if you come from Europe you will be able to use your mobile phone.
Electricity: 220 V, 50Hz. Standard 2-pin European plugs are used in Romania.

Weather

Iasi has a humid continental climate with severe winters, no dry season, warm summers and strong seasonality. The month of October is characterized by very rapidly falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing from 19°C to 11°C over the course of the month, exceeding 25°C or dropping below 5°C only one day in ten.

For additional information about Iasi and Romania, see
http://www.turism-iasi.ro/index.php?id=101
http://romaniatourism.com/iasi.html
or http://www.turism.ro/english/factual.php.






 

Photo gallery

A few photos from the festive session opening in 2017 are available here.

Previous editions

To read about previous editions of our conference click here.

Contact

PhD, Prof. Florin LIPŞA
Vice-Dean

Faculty of Agriculture
Aleea Mihail Sadoveanu nr. 3, Iaşi, 700490

Tel: 0040 232 407.526
Fax: 0040 232 219.175
E-mail: flipsa@uaiasi.ro


Links

- Faculty of Agriculture
- Scientific Journal
 

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