Practical Information


Poland is a member state of the European Union and a member of Schengen Area.
All international visitors from non-EU countries must present a valid passport when entering and may be required for Visa.
Relevant information can be found on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland website. The list of Visa-free countries is available, click here.
A letter of invitation can be provided upon request - see Registration section.


The Polish currency is zloty (zl). Its international code is PLN.
1 zloty = 100 groszy (gr).

Coarse exchange rates of PLN are about:
1 EUR = 4.40 PLN
1 USD = 4.10 PLN

Current average exchange rates can be found on the National Bank of Poland website.
International credit cards (VISA, Mastercard, Eurocard) are accepted in a majority of hotels, shops and restaurants, and can be used in most ATMs (called "bankomat").


The general emergency telephone number in Poland is 112.
Police: 997
Ambulance: 999
Fire brigade: 998
City guards: 986
Medical information: +48 12 661 22 40


Institute of Nuclear Physics PAS

Cracow University of Technology

Pedagogical University of Cracow

AGH-UST Foundation

European Physical Society

Tomasz M. Majka Publisher

Journal of Education And Technical Sciences

Honourable Patronage was taken by:

prof. dr hab. eng. Jan Kazior
Rector PK

prof. dr hab.
Kazimierz Karolczak
Rector UP

prof. dr hab.
Marek Jeżabek General Director IFJ PAN