Conference Venue

ISMIS 2009 will take place in the campus of University of Economics in Prague (UEP), which is located close to the city centre and only about ten minutes on foot from the Prague's main railway station.


University of Economics, Prague

W. Churchill Sq. 4

130 67 Prague 3

Czech Republic

(see map)

Conference Opening will be in Lecture Hall C of "Nova budova" (New building) and sessions at Lecture Hall 211 and Lecture Hall 212 of "Rajska budova" (Rajska building). See the plan of UEP´s campus and 2nd floor of Rajska building.

Conference site is located in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. The currency in Czech Republic is CZK (Czech Crown), 1 EUR = approx. 26 CZK (for actual fix rate click here). Czech Republic is a Member of the European Union and a Member of the Schengen Agreement.

Access & Transport

The conference site can be best reached by plane or - if you travel from other European country - by train.

Transportation in Prague

Excellent public transportation in Prague is provided by metro (subway), trams, and buses from 5 a.m. till midnight, and by night trams (non-stop). Tickets can be bought in yellow sales machines (in each metro station) or at newsstands for 26 CZK (valid transfer 75 minutes ticket). A one day card can be purchased for 100 CZK, a three-day card for 330 CZK and a five-day card for 500 CZK. Tariff & fares of Prague transport transit.

How to get from the airport to the Conference venue

The closest airport is the Prague's airport Ruzyne (PRG). It is the largest airport in the Czech Republic, with more than 50 scheduled airlines offering direct flights between Prague Airport and about 160 destinations in 50 countries. The up-to-date list of connections can be found here.


Transfer from the airport:The hotel (and UEP as well) can be reached in following ways:

  • Take a taxi and ask the driver to take you to hotel - costs about 30€ (always ask for a receipt)
  • OR Take a bus called AE (direction Nádraží Holešovice (direct bus with no stops for 45 CZK - pay at the driver)) and get off at Dejvická (first stop after leaving the airport -- cca 19 minutes). Timetable can be found here. Then take Subway line A to Mustek (6 minutes) and then Tram Nr. 9 to Husinecká (in 7 minutes).
  • OR Take a bus 119 do Dejvická, then Subway line A to Mustek (6 minutes) and then Tram Nr. 9 to Husinecká (in 7 minutes).

Tickets: For Public Transport (all buses, trams and metro, except the AE bus) you must buy a ticket for 26 CZK in advance (valid for 75 minutes, you can change the buses, trams etc.). You can get them at the Ticket vending machines (There is one vending machine outside the airport terminal as well) at metro stations and at newsstands.

Coming to Prague by Train

There are two railway stations Nádraží Holešovice and Hlavní Nádráží.

From Nádraží Holešovice take tram Nr. 5 get off at Husinecká in 18 minutes.

From Praha Hlavní Nádráží (Prague Main Railway station) take any tram and get off at Husinecká in 4 minutes.

Travel documents and Visa requirements


You need a valid passport to enter the Czech Republic.

Citizens of most EU countries, US, Israel, and some other countries do not need a visa for short-term visits. However, due to changes made in policy recently, citizens of some countries might need a visa to enter the Czech Republic.

Since the regulations can change, we suggest checking the website of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs or with the Czech Embassy or Consulate in your country about regulations for your nationality.

If you need an invitation letter, please send an e-mail to Action M Agency (mailto: ) with the following details which are needed:

  • Last name,
  • First name
  • Date of birth
  • Home address - street, town, country
  • Nationality
  • Passport No.