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3rd UK - Eastern Europe Wheat Genetics Workshop

About Novi Sad

Novi Sad is the second largest city in Serbia and the capital of Vojvodina, the northern province of Serbia. Situated on the left bank of the river Danube, between Budapest and Belgrade, it is a treasured regional and cultural centre, famous for 18th century fortress on the right river bank as well as its attractive city beach and Fruska Gora Mountain. The city is industrial and trading centre with century's long educational and cultural tradition. Its multi-ethnic population is 300 000.

Currency

The official currency in Serbia is dinar (RSD). You can find actual exchange rate at Exchange Rates List of National Bank of Serbia.

International credit cards Visa, Master Card, Diners are accepted in the most shops, airline companies, hotels and restaurants. The credit cards are not accepted on train/bus stations.

Banks & Post offices:

On week days banks and post offices are opened from 08.00 a.m. to 07.00 p.m. On Saturdays they are opened from 08.00 a.m. to - 03.00 p.m

Electricity

Electricity supplied in Serbia is 220 V.

Travel information

Transportation by air

Airport "Nikola Tesla" (www.airport-belgrade.co.rs) is located in the vicinity of Belgrade, 80 km southeast of Novi Sad.

Trasnportation by train

You can find timetables at www.zeleznicesrbije.com. Be sure to check all trains before you departure.

Transportation by car/bus

Novi Sad is located on the international road which connects Budapest and Vienna, Thessalonica, Athens, Bucharest and Istanbul. The highway E-72 (Budapest-Belgrade-Nis) passes alongside Novi Sad while the highway E-70 (Zagreb-Belgrade) is in the close vicinity.

The bus station is not far from the city centre and it serves a wide variety of international bus lines.

Visa and Passport

Citizens from all the countries will need a valid passport. They are encouraged to contact their local Serbian embassy or consulate, to enquire about necessity of visa application.