PLA#7: Supporting educators for innovative, open and digital education

Date: December 7-8, 2017

Venue: University Computing Centre SRCE building, Josipa Marohnića 5, Zagreb

Image: SRCE buliding

Detailed programme of the event (with recordings)

Presentations can be followed via webinar at https://connect.srce.hr/pla-zagreb/.

All presentations will be recorded and available after the event on programme page.

Getting from Zagreb Airport to The Movie Hotel:

The Taxi stand for arriving passengers is available at the passenger’s terminal, located in the vicinity of the Ground Floor, Arrivals level of the terminal. Please follow signs for Taxi

Ride costs approximately 200 kn.

One-way ticket for the shuttle costs 30,00 Kn. Daily two-way ticket costs 40,00 Kn.

Travel time is 35-40 minutes to/from Airport "Dr. Franjo Tuđman" (shuttle timetable). When you exit the shuttle at the last station (Main Bus Station of Zagreb), take tram no. 5 in direction Prečko. Exit the tram at station Prisavlje.

Getting from The Movie Hotel to the venue:

University of Zagreb University Computing Centre (SRCE)

From Movie Hotel to SRCE os walking distance about 8 - 10 minutes. Please see the map below for the instructions (blue line).

View PLA locations in a larger map

Getting from other locations to the venue:

You can reach SRCE by public transport, i.e. by  tram or bus:

  • tram lines 4, 5 and 17
  • from both nearest tram stops (Vjesnik and Prisavlje) the distance to SRCE is approximately 10 minutes walk
  • the stops of bus lines 107 and 108 are closest to SRCE (Marohnićeva and Prisavlje),  but these lines operate rather rarely, therefore check the timetable on ZET's web site
  • from the bus stop Nacionalna i sveučilišna knjižnica, where buses of all other lines stop, the distance to SRCE is approximately 10 minutes walk
  • for more details, please see the map.

Price of the ticket is 4 Kn for half hour, 8 Kn for ride more then half an hour. Tickets can be purchased in tram or newsstands.

Getting around Zagreb

Tram line network

Weather Forecast

 


 

Besides the natural beauty, Zagreb offers a number of entertainments and cultural events such as Advent, which was voted to be the most popular Christmas market destination in year 2016 and 2017.

Zagreb is known for its many souvenirs among which the most popular are gingerbread Licitar Hearts, tie, pen and our traditional Šestine umbrella. Zagreb has a rich cultural heritage with significant buildings and monuments such as the central square Ban Jelačić Square, Kaptol and Gradec - the upper area of ​​the city, Zagreb’s Cathedral, market Dolac and many others. In Zagreb, there is a significant number of cultural institutions, such as museums and theaters of which should be pointed out Museum of Broken Relationships, The Mimara Museum, Zagreb City Museum, Klovićevi Dvori Gallery, Strossmayer Gallery of Old Masters, and Croatian National Theatre

Check tourist information site InfoZagreb for detailed information about shopping, gastronomy, events and more.

If you have time on Saturday we suggest visit to the exibition "Tesla - Mind from the Future".

Croatia's unit of currency is the kuna (kn), which is divided into 100 lipa. Coins come in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 lipa, and 1, 2, and 5 i 25 kuna. There are notes of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 kuna.

You can pay in kuna at any place or for any service or product you use. In some places you can pay in euro or dollars. Be sure to establish the method of payment in advance if you wish to pay in any other currency than kuna.

Banks are generally open Monday to Friday 7:30 - 20:00 and Saturday 7:30 - 11:30. Money can also be changed in post offices, travel agencies and exchange bureaux (mjenjačnica), which have more flexible hours. Credit cards are generally accepted in hotels and restaurants, but be sure to ask before you order. You can also use ATMs to get cash. Many banks have ATMs in front of their building.

Exchange rates: The Croatian currency unit is the Croatian Kuna (HRK).

1 EUR = 7,561 HRK
1 USD = 6,435 HRK 
(Exchange rate as per November 23, 2017, source: http://www.hnb.hr/en/)


Restaurants: The price includes taxes, but the service charge is almost never included and is not mandatory. It is a customary; however, that the guest who is satisfied with the service leaves a tip for the waiter, 10% of the total amount is usually a fair tip.

Drinking water (tap water) in Zagreb is of very good quality.

In Croatia the power sockets are of type C and F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz. More information about power sockets.