Banks and Currency Exchange

The official currency of Slovenia as a European Union member state is EURO (€). In Slovenia you can change money at banks, exchange offices, hotel receptions and at large shopping malls. The exchange rate is published daily by the Bank of Slovenia.

You can withdraw cash 24 hours a day from cash dispensers around the country. Most cash dispensers accept MasterCard, Visa, Maestro, Cirrus and Visa Electron Plus. Banks are open Monday to Friday 09.00 am till 5.00 pm (Some banks close their branches at 12.00 pm for one hour.)

Dining Out

Ljubljana's restaurant scene is heavily influenced by the surrounding countries with Italian, Hungarian, Austrian and Balkan cuisines, all helping create an eclectic range of restaurants.

Internet Access

Wireless internet access is available from the majority of hotels in Ljubljana, in most cases free of charge. Several public internet access points as well as free wireless internet access offered by a large number of the city's cafés and bars are available.


Slovenia operates on 220V single-phase. Slovenian plugs have two pins.

Time Zones

Slovenia is in the Central European Time Zone (CET +1)

Weather and Climate

The average temperature in Ljubljana in September is around 20°C during the day time and around 12 °C during the evenings.

Invitation Letter

An official letter of invitation will be sent to you upon request.The invitation letter may be used by visitors to raise travel funds or to obtain a visa, but is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support. Please contact the Congress Secretariat to request letter of invitation:

Liability and Insurance

Registration fees do not include the insurance of participants against personal accidents, sickness and cancellations by any party, theft, loss or damage to personal possessions. Participants are advised to take out adequate personal insurance to cover travel, accommodation, cancellation and personal effects.