21-24 September 2020
Tirana Academy of Sciences
Europe/Zurich timezone

Practical information

ACCOMODATION

Hotels in Tirana http://www.tirana-hotel.com/

VISA FORMALITIES

EU citizens do not need a visa. Foreign citizens who need a visa to enter Albania may apply for an Albanian visa at the relevant diplomatic or consular mission of Albania in a foreign country. The visa policy of Albania is similar to the visa policy of the Schengen Area. It grants 90-day visa-free entry to all Schengen Annex II nationalities. If you need more information please visa visit: Visa policy of Albania

WORKSHOP LANGUAGE: English

OTHER PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Local currency and exchange ratesThe official currency in Albania is  Albanian Lekë (ALL). Currency exchange can be done in commercial banks and the foreign currency exchange offices.

Local time in Tirana: Albania belongs to the Central European Time (CET) zone (GMT+1). European Summer Time is in effect between the end of March and the end of October (GMT+2).

Official language of the countryAlbanian

More information about tourist information here

Electricity: 220V/50Hz

Health requirements and precautions:

 

Useful telephone numbers:

126 - Road Police

127 - Ambulance

128 - Fire brigade 

129 - Police

112 - International Emergency number

September Climate & Weather Averages in Tirana:

In Albania, the climate is Mediterranean on the coast (with mild, rainy winters and hot, sunny summers), while it's slightly more continental in the interior, though it's really cold only in mountainous areas. Tirana, which is located about 30 km (20 miles) away from the coast, the climate is similar to that of Rome, even though the rains are more abundant in the period from October to June.

High Temp: 28 °C

Low Temp: 15 °C

Mean Temp: 21 °C

Precipitation: 42.7 mm

Humidity: 74%

Dew Point: 16 °C

Wind: 6 km/h

Pressure: 1015 mbar

Visibility: 11 km