Incoming students – Athens

UNIVERSITY POLITEHNICA OF BUCHAREST
ATHENS PROGRAMME
NOVEMBER 2018 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, November 17th – arrival day
We expect you on Saturday, November 17th. Suggested latest time of arrival is 15.00 . You can also arrive on Friday, November 16th, if it is more convenient for you, as rooms can be available starting from Friday afternoon.
On the Saturday evening there will be a welcome dinner (obligatory – 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, November 18th - European Dimension Activities (EDA) On Sunday we plan for you sightseeing of Bucharest (“Little Paris”).
Other EDA will also take place during the week. You will receive detailed timetable of EDA upon arrival.

Monday, November 19th - official opening of the session, beginning of classes
On Monday, November 19th, at 9:00 an official opening of November 2018 session will take place. After the opening the classes will start.

Monday, November 19th - Friday, November 23rd: CLASSES
You will receive detailed timetable of classes upon arrival.

Friday, November 23rd - official closing of the ATHENS November 2018 session
On Friday, November 23rd at 17:00 an official closing of November 2018 session will take place.
In the evening, UPB students will take you to the goodbye party.

Saturday, November 24th - departure day
Departure in the morning.

Housing:
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, November 16th evening to Saturday, November 24th morning. We do not reserve rooms beyond these dates. More detailed information on 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 October 25th.

Airports:
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
Mihai GHINEA
University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest
e-mail: ghinea2003@yahoo.com
GSM: +40 721 249 578

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