venue

KRAKÓW

 

In this year the Faculty of Agriculture and Economics,  University of Agriculture in Krakow (Poland) will be the host.
Address: al. Mickiewicza 21, 31-120 Krakow,   Google Map

University of Agriculture in Krakow
is a leading institution in the field of natural sciences in Poland. The University derives from the Jagiellonian University, where agricultural and forestry sciences have been taught since 1890. Currently, the University of Agriculture comprises 7 faculties and the University Centre of Veterinary Medicine maintained in cooperation with the Jagiellonian University. Our offer includes several dozen courses of first cycle, second cycle, uniform master, doctoral and postgraduate studies. Modern infrastructure, i.e. 3 campuses, 11 didactic units, 29 experimental stations (450 ha) and the Forest Experimental Station in Krynica-Zdroj (6400 ha), guarantees comfortable didactic conditions for students, as well as the possibility of professional development for employees. The University educates specialists in the fields of agriculture, forestry, biology, veterinary science, economics, natural science and technology. More details look for UR website.

 

We would like to inform, the symposium venue, University of Agriculture in Krakow, is located in the city center and has a limited number of parking places. The entrance to the car park is directly from al. Mickiewicza 21, behind the bus stop (map). There is a paid P1 IV parking zone around the University from 10 a.m. to 20 p.m. Look up  http://mi.krakow.pl/en/paid-parking-zone-in-krakow
The university can be reached by buses: 114, 144, 164, 169, 173, 179, 192, 194, 304, 503. Look up  http://kmkrakow.atlaskolejowy.net/

Education Center of Soil Science – Museum of soil
The University of Agriculture in Kraków was the first one in Central Europe to establish The Education Center of Soil Science Museum (CEGMG). The museum has two sections; the soil exposition section and the didactical section. The museum presents cross sections of soils from most of climate-vegetation zones of Europe, from North to South and East to West.  More detailed informations are available at www.muzeumgleb.pl .

KRAKÓW
is one of the oldest and most beautiful Polish cities. In the years 1038-1609 it was the seat of Polish kings and the capital city. University traditions go back as far as the end of the 14th century. Currently, Krakow is a prominent research centre, with 23 universities (10 of them are state centres) and about 200 thousand students. The city prides itself in a unique building structure with the biggest medieval market in Europe. In 1978 the centre of Krakow was included in the UNESCO List of World Cultural and Natural Heritage. Balice near Krakow is the location of John Paul II International Airport. Official website of the city: www.krakow.pl