Incoming students – Athens

March 2020 SESSION

Dear Students,

Thank you for choosing UPB - University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest! We are very glad you are interested in taking part in a course organized by our Institution.

Saturday, March 14th – arrival day
We expect you on Saturday, March 14th. Suggested latest time of arrival is 15.00 . You can also arrive on Friday, March 13th, if it is more convenient for you, as rooms can be available starting from Friday afternoon.
On Saturday evening there will be a welcome dinner (obligatory – the first event of European Dimension Activities) organized by the ASPOLI (Students’ association). During the Saturday’s dinner we will be collecting European Dimension Activities fee - 190 RON (approx. 40 EUR).

Sunday, March 15th - European Dimension Activities (EDA) On Sunday we plan for your sightseeing of Bucharest (“Little Paris”).
Other EDA will also take place during the week. You will receive a detailed timetable of EDA upon arrival.

Monday, March 16th - official opening of the session, beginning of classes
On Monday, November 16th, at 9:00 an official opening of March 2020 session will take place. After the opening the classes will start.

Monday, March 16th - Friday, March 20th: CLASSES
You will receive detailed timetable of classes upon arrival.

Friday, March 20th - official closing of the ATHENS March 2020 session
On Friday, March 20th at 17:00 an official closing of March 2020 session will take place.
In the evening, UPB students will take you to the goodbye party.

Saturday, March 21st - Compulsory European Dimension Weekend
Sunday, March 22nd - departure day
Departure in the morning.

If you have requested housing on your registration form, you will be accommodated in our facility located near to the UPB campus – UPBC Guest House. Please note that the UPB GH does not serve breakfasts!
Rooms are booked from Friday, March 13th evening to Sunday, March 22nd morning. We do not reserve rooms beyond these dates. More detailed information on the distribution of places in rooms will be sent to you by e-mail approx. 5 days before the beginning of the session. In case of any changes, students will be informed directly.
Please note that you cannot cancel your accommodation after February 21st.

Please note that currently we have Henry Coanda International Airport. (approx..15 km).

Public transportation

- The 780 Express line connects Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport with the Gara de Nord (main railway station).
- The 783 Express line connects Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport with the city center. This line runs day and night. At night, the bus leaves every 40 minutes.
Airport stops: In front of the Arrivals Terminal and Departures Terminal
Price for one trip is 3,5 RON (0,7 euro).
The magnetic card valid for two travels costs 7 lei (1,4 Euro).

We will be looking forward to meeting you in Bucharest!

ATHENS Programme Coordinator
University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest
GSM: +40 721 249 578

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