Nationals of some countries will need a travel-visa to enter to Czech Republic. Participants should contact the Czech Republic Embassy or Consulate in their home country as soon as possible to confirm their travel-visa requirements. It is the sole responsibility of the participant to procure the necessary visa to attend the congress.
We suggest initiating the application process at least 3 months prior to departure, Visa processing times vary by country.
Please find HERE a list of countries who DO need to be in possession of visas.
If you require a visa: you can proceed HERE
To request a visa invitation letter please log into the online GSC registration portal and click on “Invitation letter request”.
Only participants registered for the congress can obtain a personal invitation letter and only once the full payment of the registration fee is received.
Invitation letters will be issued free of charge.
Associated costs for a hardcopy of the invitation letter sent by express courier must be paid in advance.
Please note that the visa invitation letter only aims to assist participants who need to obtain a visa or permission to attend the Congress and it is not a commitment from the organizers to cover any kind of expenses or to provide any financial support. All expenses incurred in relation to the conference remain the sole responsibility of the participant. The conference organizers cannot assist participants with their visa application process and cannot intervene with embassies or consulates on behalf of participants.
In the Czech Republic the standard voltage is 230V and the frequency is 50Hz. You can use your electric appliances in the Czech Republic, if the standard voltage in your country is in between 220 - 240V.
In May, the average high-temperature is 20.5°C and the average low-temperature is 9.8°C with average of 9 days of rain.
Czech Republic is a member of the European Union but uses its national currency: Czech crown.
Banks are open on weekdays and occasionally on Saturday morning. You can find cash machines everywhere in the city. Credit card are accepted everywhere.
|Prague is +1 hour UTC/GMT.|
Fire Department: 150
Civil Police: 158
You can find taxis anywhere in the city such as taxi stations, in front of hotels, or train stations and airports. From Prague airport to congress venue : average cost of 30-40€
Getting to the venue:
Taxi 30-40€ https://www.prg.aero/en/taxi
By public transport:
For more information, take a look at the Prague public transporation map
The upscale Corinthia Hotel Prague stands on top of one of Prague's hills offering panoramic city views. The Vysehrad metro station, the Prague Congress Center and the 11th-century Vyšehrad fortress are a few steps from the Corinthia Hotel Prague. Check out the hotel website for more information.
Corinthia Prague is offering special GSC 2023 rates for participants. Visit here for more information.
Centrally located, the Holiday Inn is just a few steps away from Vysehrad Castle and Park and adjacent to the Prague Congress Center. Check out the hotel website for more information.
Holiday Inn is offering special GSC 2023 rates for participants. Visit here for more information.