CAMTP home 9th International Summer School/Conference
at the University of Maribor, Slovenia
22 June - 6 July 2014


The School/Conference will be organized as follows:

Each working day Monday to Friday: lectures 9-10, 10-11; coffee/tea 11-11:30; lectures 11:30-12:30,12:30-13:30; lunch 13:30-15:15; lectures 15:15-16:15; coffee/tea 16:15-16:45; lectures 16:45-17:45, 17:45-18:45; dinner 18:45-19:45; 19:45 - evening festival programme or other private programmes and activities. Exceptionally we will have a few evening lectures due to the extremely dense programme and high-quality offers by the invited lecturers.

On Saturday morning, 28 June, there will be mainly short reports followed by lunch as on working days. In the afternoon there will be a trip through the Maribor area as described above. On Saturday morning, 5 July, there will be lectures and short reports followed by lunch as on working days. In the afternoon there will be a social event or/and trip to celebrate the closure of the (successful) School/Conference, followed by the Last Dinner.

The Conference Place:

The lectures will take place in the Boris Podrecca Hall (Dvorana Borisa Podrecce) in the first week, while in the second week in the Large Lecture Hall (Velika dvorana) in the Main University Building, on the ground floor (actually semi-basement), at Slomškov trg 15, just next to the Theatre (Slovensko Narodno Gledališce) and Opera. For the details of the location and more about the City of Maribor and its map please see our home page and the links there. The capacity of the lecture hall is at least 160, and is air-conditioned. The Main University Building is a nicely renovated old 19th Century building, opened in September 2000, in excellent shape with excellent infrastructure. There will be extra internet points for your use during the Conference time, especially to check and to send your e-mails.

The University Library Building is located just behind the Main University Building, in the central and most beautiful square of the city, called Slomškov trg, with the Cathedral situated in central position, and surrounded by the historic buildings of the Theological Faculty, the University Building, the National Theatre and Opera, the central Post Office building. There is a small green park inside, surrounded by many nice coffee houses offering a variety of refreshments, suitable for private discussions in small groups. Also, the Main University Building is just at 8 minutes walking distance from the Hotel PIRAMIDA, at Heroja Šlandra 10, (which normally is the accommodation place for the invited lecturers and those participants wishing explicitly the accommodation there - the latter one at their own extra expenses), and also only at 8 minutes walking distance from the students residence in Dijaški dom DRAVA, at Smetanova ulica 67.

The Accommodation:

All invited lecturers and speakers will be accommodated in single rooms (unless requested otherwise) in Hotel PIRAMIDA, Heroja Šlandra 10, SI-2000 Maribor, Telephone +(386) (2) 2344 400, Telefax +(386) (2) 2344 360, where they can also register upon the arrival to get the Conference materials. Hotel PIRAMIDA is situated at a central quite convenient location in the City Center, not far from the famous and old Hotel OREL and the nearby baroque City Castle, in the pedestrian zone, and close to the very nice and old City Park. It is 5 minutes walking from Hotel OREL and 8 minutes walking to the Conference place in the Main University Building. It is a 4 star hotel, and it has all the features of best quality, especially the cuisine. In the city we have several superb swimming, sauna, fitness and health centers. One is FONTANA located at Koroška cesta 172, Telephone +(386) (2) 2344 100, which belongs to the same company like hotels Orel and Piramida, namely Terme Maribor. Therefore all hotel guests of Hotel PIRAMIDA can use the swimming, fitness and sauna center FONTANA every day free of charge. Just get a voucher at the reception of Hotel PIRAMIDA before going there.

There is a small bus (shuttle minibus) leaving for FONTANA every 30 minutes from Maistrov trg, just next to the City Castle. But you can also borrow a bicycle free of charge.

As mentioned above, PIRAMIDA is just at the 8 minutes walking distance from the Conference place (the Main University Building). All those participants accommodated in Hotel PIRAMIDA will have all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in the restaurants of the hotel. The participants ("students"), normally accommodated in the students residence, will also join us to have lunch and dinner in the restaurants of the hotel PIRAMIDA. This is included in their participation fee.

The participants (who are not invited lecturers), will be normally accommodated in single rooms (unless requested otherwise) in the student residence Dijaški dom DRAVA, Smetanova ulica 67, SI-2000 Maribor, Telephone +(386) (2) 2348 150, 2348 154, Telefax +(386) (2) 2348 170. The registration office there will be open 24 hours a day. The quality of accommodation meets the standards of a decent hotel. They will have their breakfast served in the restaurant of this residence establishment. For lunch and dinner, they will join the lecturers in the restaurants of the hotel PIRAMIDA, which is included in the participation fee. (Normally it is 1200.-EUR, payable in two payments, the advance payment for 600.-EUR which must be made by transfer in parallel with the submission of the Application form, and the rest for 600.-EUR payable at the registration in cash. The deadline is 16 May 2014. For late applications after 16 May 2014, and before 18 June 2014, the advance payment increases to 850.-EURO, whilst 600.-EURO is the rest to be paid upon arrival in Maribor.) This student residence is very nice, having extra facilities such as fitness rooms, music room with piano, the evening bar (coffee, drinks and refreshments) open until 10-11 pm. The distance from the residence establishment to the Conference place in the Main University Building is just about 8 minutes walking.

Please call:

+(386) (31) 307 360 (Prof. Marko Robnik)

If you have any problems (one week) before and during the School/Conference, or even after the School/Conference (one week), there will be open special hot line (telephone) +(386) (31) 307 360 (Prof. Marko Robnik) where you can get the requested information, advice and help at any time.

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