All programme parts, except the festive reception (see information below), will take place in the Lecture Hall of the main building of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS)
ul 15-ti noemvri 1
1040 Sofia, Bulgaria
Tel.: +359 2-979-53-33
Department of International Relations:
Tel.:+359 2-979-52-30; +359 2-979-52-35
Transfer from/to the airport
Sofia airport is located close to the city center (about 20 minutes drive). You can use public transportation or take a taxi from the airport to the hotel. A taxi ride will cost about 10 €.
From the airport:
- By metro: get off at Metro station Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. There is a three-minute walk to the Academy.
- By bus: You can take No 184 and No 84 and get off at stop “Orlov most” (Eagle bridge). There is about ten-minute walk to the Academy.
Public Transportation in Sofia
You can reach the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences by public transport.
Metro: The nearest subway (Metro) station is “St. Kliment Ohridski”.
Ticket rates for all means of public transportation
Single ticket – BGN 1.60 (Leva);
Daily ticket – BGN 4.00 (Leva).
Local currency: Bulgarian Leva (BGN)
Fixed exchange rate to the Euro: 1 Euro = BGN 1.95583 (Leva)
Bulgaria is located in the Eastern European Time (EET) zone (UTC +2).
Average temperatures in the month of May in Sofia may reach highs of 20°C or lows of 9°C.
Bulgaria uses an electricity voltage of 220 – 240 V, 50 Hz, similarly to the rest of continental Europe, and a socket type “Europlug /Schuko with two round pins”. Adaptors are only needed for appliances made for countries outside the EU.
Festive Reception Venue
The festive reception in the evening of 16 May 2018 will take place at the National Archeological Museum, which is located 10 minutes walking distance from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
National Archeological Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Atanas Burov square,
Sofia 1000, Bulgaria