Before travelling, please check the latest news and regulations related to the
. Most probably vaccination, test or recovery certificate (EU Digital COVID certificate or similar) will be needed for the entry into the Republic of Croatia. Detailed information about conditions of entry can be found on Ministry of the Interior
pages. Fast antigen testing can be done just outside Samobor, and participants needing one for a return journey should refer to the organizers during the School. The School will be held according to the local and national civil protection regulations.
Zagreb Airport Franjo Tuđman
is located around 20 km from Zagreb. From the airport to the
Central bus station
in Zagreb there is a bus shuttle.
The hotel “Lavica” is willing to offer direct transportation airport - hotel to all interested participants. Those interested in such option please contact organizers by
after specifying this choice in registration form, sending the flight details and time of arrival to the Zagreb Airport Franjo Tuđman. Transport will be organized with bus or minibus and the price will depend on number of people traveling, therefore it is important to know the flight details in order to organize the most efficient direct transportation.
Other possibilities are to use taxi (for which COST does not give refunds if public transportation is available) or to use bus.
Use a bus from Zagreb Airport to the main bus station in Zagreb,
(duration 30 min, max price 40 HRK, every 30 minutes), and then from Zagreb bus station to Samobor bus station with
(duration 30 min, max price 40 HRK, every ~ 20 minutes) or with
(duration 40 minutes, max price 40 HRK, every ~ 30 minutes).
Zagreb main station
several international trains arrive from different directions.
Samobor is easily reached by car, using the highway, or other smaller and older roads for those who wish to see more locations during the travel.
Within the program of the school, there is an afternoon visit to Zagreb, the capitol of Croatia. There will be possibility to see the Upper Town of Zagreb and some parts of the downtown. Most of the attractions are relatively close to the center, but it is best to consult a
Also, for those interested, a short visit to the
Department of Physics
(official local organizer of the school) at the
Faculty of Science
University of Zagreb
will be organized. There is possibility to see the novel equipment for investigation in condensed matter physics installed within the infrastructural project
co-financed by EU and HR.
Department of Chemistry
where another one similar infrastructural project
enabled installation of very valuable new equipment is right next to the DoP.
We will organize the bus transportation to Zagreb after the lunch, and back during the evening.