INTRODUCTION TO COSMOLOGY
Cracow, 2018, Jul 8th - 22nd
Under the honorary patronage of the Mayor of Kraków, prof. Jacek Majchrowski
Under the honorary patronage of the Rector of the Jagiellonian University, prof. Wojciech Nowak
Venue and Practical Information
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AccomodationParticipants will be located in the Piast Students' Hotel:
Hotel Studencki Piast
ul. Piastowska 47
Dormitory accomodation (dormitory room price is 25PLN per person per day).
It will be possible to pay in person on arrival by cash or by card. If you need an invoice for the dormitory, please give the invoice data on arrival at the hotel reception.
You can pay for the dormitory using account number other than the one for the conference fee:
SWIFT KOD: BIGBPLPW
IBAN: PL 09 1160 2202 0000 0000 4973 7004
Bank Millennium S.A.
ul. Stanisława Żaryna 2A
Transfer title: "cosmoschool" + name and surname
Places at DS PIAST in this special price are pre-booked until June 15, for participants of the 4rdCosmology School only. The "cosmoschool" password is then required at payment. The deadline for booking your room at such a price is therefore June 15 (the last day for registration). After this date we will be not able to guarantee a place in the dormitory. So, we recommend to plan the details of your travel and accommodation immediately after registering.
Public transportation in Cracow is safe, fast and relatively cheap. Below you can find
some tips how to get
to most important places. Please remember that you need a ticket to make a ride. Ticket machines can be found at many
stops and in most vehicles (if there is no ticket machine in a vehicle the driver should sell you a ticket).
Stationary machines accepts cash and credit cards. In vehicles some accepts only coins while others only cards. If the
tariff table looks complicated use just
a 60-minute ticket (5 PLN). It should cover most of one way trips in Cracow. The ticket must be punched once after first
boarding immediately. You can change to another vehicles with that kind of ticket as long as it is valid (60 minutes from
the punch). The vehicle must be one of Cracow public transport vehicles of course (all trams and most buses; they are
mostly in blue-white and have displays with line numbers).
There is a lot of museums in Cracow.
Here you can find some tips.
In many places in Cracow you can find free Internet access. In the Faculty buildings there is Eduroam active. If you have access to Eduroam in your institution, please check if it is properly installed and configured on your laptop before the trip. It can be not possible to configure it later.
During the school we are going to use a bunch of software. If you plan to use your own laptop it will be convenient to install it before.