PROJECT PARTNERS MEETING

CRACOW 24-25 APRIL 2019

 

 

 

Cracow (Kraków) – is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. Situated on the Vistula River (Polish: Wisła) in the Lesser Poland region, the city dates back to the 7th century. Cracow has traditionally been one of the leading centres of Polish academic, cultural, and artistic life and is one of Poland’s most important economic hubs. Twenty-four institutions of higher education offer courses in the city, with more than 200,000 students. Cracow’s historic centre with the Old Town, Old Jewish District Kazimierz and the Royal Wawel Castle, was included as the first of its kind on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1978.

For more information about the city visit: 

www.krakow.pl

www.infokrakow.pl 

 

 

 

The first day of BSA Project Partner Meeting will take place in Krakow Technology Park, the second day will be in the Cracow University of Technology.

 



CRACOW TECHNOLOGY PARK (KTP)

address:

Podole 60 street,
30-394 Cracow, Poland

see information on how to get from the city centre/ hotels

Is part of the enterprise and management sector which includes special economic zone and technology park in Cracow. The mission of Cracow Technology Park is to stimulate innovation in the Lesser Poland region to help keep the economic zone and to think about what people need to do to be able to work every day. Over 1500 enterprises use the KTP services annually, regardless of whether they are interested in the services or not. The centre of the Cracow Technology Park is located in the building on  Podole 60 street in the Ruczaj district of Cracow.

 

 

 

 

 

CRACOW UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (CUT)

address:

Warszawska st 24, 31-155 Cracow, Poland

see information on how to get from the city centre/ hotels


with about 18 000 students each year and 7 big faculties, is the second largest technical university in Cracow.
It was established in 1945 and, as a public institution of higher education granted full autonomy in 1954.
The main campus of CUT is located near the city centre, in the historic buildings in Warszawska Street, that used to be Austrian archduke army barracks. On 30 September 1976, by an official decree, general Tadeusz Kościuszko, Polish and American national hero and skilled engineer, was chosen as its patron.

 

 

 

"KOTŁOWNIA" CUT CONFERENCE CENTER

is the main conference centre of the Cracow University of Technology located at the main campus, in the city center, next to the main railway station. The main conference room capacity is up to 150-200 participants. The room is fully equipped with projectors, HQ audio and video systems, aircondition, free wi-fi access, etc. „Kotłownia” is located in a historical building of stables for race horses of the Austrian Archduke Rudolph.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

The most important places are marked on the map below:

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Cracow has a fairly dense public transport system which consists of tram and bus lines. There are two zones. The Kraków Aiport is located in the second zone; The Cracow University of Technology, Main Railway Station and hotels are situated in the first zone. Tickets can be bought at newsagents or in ticket machines at bus and tram stops. Ticket machines can also be found in a number of buses and trams.

Drivers can sell tickets as well, but note: they only have “multiple trips valid 60 min (in I zone) or 90 min (in II zone)” tickets and reduced tickets available. In all these places you can only pay in cash (only a small number of ticket machines accept card payments).

 

ticket prices for all day lines and night lines

Prices (PLN)

normal

half-rate

I (city Krakow)

Single trip ticket (which is, at the same time, a multiple trip ticket valid 40 min)

3,80 PLN

1,90 PLN

Double trip ticket (you can punch it twice)

7,20 PLN

3,60 PLN

multiple trip ticket valid 20 min

2,80 PLN

1,40 PLN

multiple trip ticket valid 60 min

5,00 PLN

2,50 PLN

multiple trip ticket valid 90 min

6,00 PLN

3,00 PLN

24 h ticket

15,00 PLN

7,50 PLN

48 h ticket

24,00 PLN

12,00 PLN

72 h ticket

36,00 PLN

18,00 PLN

Zone I+II (Public transport numbered with the first digit „2”, „3” or „9”)

If you want to get from the airport to the center.

Single trip ticket

4,00 PLN

2,00 PLN

Double trip ticket

7,60 PLN

3,80 PLN

multiple trip ticket valid 60 min

5,00 PLN

2,50 PLN

multiple trip ticket valid 90 min

6,00 PLN

3,00 PLN

24 h ticket

20,00 PLN

10,00 PLN

 

In Poland, you can not pay in euro. Poland has its own currency called Zloty (PLN) - marked with short zł. 1 zł is 100 groszy which is like 100 cents in 1 dollar.

Euro exchange rate to polish currency:
1 EUR is ~4,3 PLN (pretty stable)

 

 

USEFUL WEBSITES

Cracow public transport webpage (with timetables): www.mpk.krakow.pl/en

Online public transport planner: www.jakdojade.pl/krakow/trasa/?locale=en

 


HOW TO GET FROM AIRPORT TO CENTER?

By bus:
208, 292, 902 (night line)

 

By train:

You can travel to/from our airport by train. The Kraków Airport train station is located near the passenger terminal, at the rear of the multi-storey car park. Trains are equipped with air conditioning, power outlets, Wi-Fi and ticket machines.
 
Cost of tickets from Kraków Airport to Kraków Main Train Station: PLN 9,00

 
WHERE TO BUY A TICKET:
- ticket machine in passenger terminal, level 0 (cash payment or payment with credit/debit card)
- ticket machine at train station (cash payment or payment with credit/debit card)
- train conductor on board (cash payment only).


Taxi
Mega Taxi: +48 12 400 00 00
iCar: +48 12 653 55 55

 

UBER

You can get picked up at KRK Airport with order Uber from the application. All Uber driver-partners at KRK meet travellers for pickup them directly when you exit at arrivals.

UberX
32-53 zł

Select
44-70 zł
 

HOW TO GET FROM HOTEL/ CITY CENTER TO CRACOW TECHNOLOGY PARK

Feel free to look at the timetable and a map with the route, which we place below:

tram timetable:

TRAM TIMETABLE


Google Map:

https://goo.gl/maps/747TqvZbtmB2


Uber / Taxi

UberX
20-26 zł
Select
28-36 zł

 

HOW TO GET FROM HOTEL/ CITY CENTER TO THE CRACOW UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

CUT is located near the centre, you can easily get there on foot, it is located near the tram stop Politechnika.

SEE ON MAP

 

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel Amber ****/***
www.hotel-amber.pl

 

Hotel Alexander I & II ***
www.alexhotel.pl

 

Hotel Wielopole ***
www.wielopole.pl/en/

 

We recommend www.booking.com site for booking the mentioned hotels as the prices are lower than on the official pages.

 

Elegant Apartments

www.apartamenty-elegant.pl

To book the apartment, please use the following website:
www.reservations.apartamenty-elegant.pl

 

24 GuestHouse
www.24gh.pl

 

IBIS HOTEL

www.accorhotels.com

 

 

AGENDA

The next meeting agenda will be posted as soon as it is available.

 

HACKATHON

After our meeting, we organize BSA Hackathon (26-27 of April) in Cracow hosted by the Cracow University of Technology.

We cordially invite you to a longer stay in Cracow and encourage you to see this event.

You can find more information here

 

In case of any question do not hesitate to contact us (e-mail: adrian.widlak@pk.edu.pl)