Where are we having the 11th CASEE Conference?
The Czech Republic, in Central Europe, is a country that's known for its ornate castles, native beers (for those of you who like beer this is the place to be - we will have an opportunity to taste some on Monday evening or during post-conference tour). Prague the capital city, considered as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and is home to the grand 9th-century Prague Castle, a preserved medieval old town, statue-lined Charles Bridge, great museums, awesome astronomical clock, the list goes on. More information about Prague can be found here.
The Czech people are friendly and are always willing to help. The official language of the country is Czech and the currency in Czech Crowns/ Koruna (CZK) 1$ = 23.518 CZK and 1€ = 25.825 CZK (October 2019). It is recommended you exchange some amount of money, there are two ATMs at the CZU campus where you can withdraw some money using your credit card.
Weather in in June: Czech Republic enters its summer season in June, the temperatures continue to warm up. During June, the average temperature for the city begins at 15 degrees created by highs of 20 degrees during the daytime and lows of 10 degrees after dark.
The Czech University of Life Sciences Prague is a public university, with six faculties and one institute. The university campus is spread over an area of 43 hectares and offers many social gathering opportunities including several dining places, clubs and sports.
Some basic info about the CZU campus:
- Smoking is only allowed in designated smoking areas.
- How to get to CZU campus: If you go by public transport (bus) your stop is “Zemědělská univerzita” here the bus drops you off at a five minute walking distance to CZU. Kindly see a map bellow for visual clarity; from “Zemědělská univerzita” bus stop to CZU. This link also provides information on how to ge to the university campus here.
- CZU students are very friendly and are always willing to help foreigners. When you are lost or you need any advice (and we are not around), do not be shy or afraid to ask for assistance.