ENTRANCE VISA Holders of an Identity card or passport from any EU country, the US and many others do not need a visa to enter Romania. Visas are required by citizens of several other countries. Lists of countries whose citizens do require a visa are given on www.mae.ro Participants who are not EU citizens must have a valid passport, and they should check with the Romanian embassies or consulates in their respective countries. If a visa is required to enter Romania, it is better to obtain it in advance at the Romanian Embassy or Consulate in your own country. Visas can be obtained at customs on arrival, but this may cost more and formalities may take some time. Letters of invitation. If you need an official invitation, please send an email to: [email protected]. A letter of invitation does not imply any financial support from the symposium organizers.
The official language of the conference is English.
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, 1 Euro = 4.8 lei
Changing money: currency exchange & bank cards. 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.