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Date an Venue

VetNEST Summer School 2020 will be held at the Congress Centre – Ohrid, R. of North Macedonia

s. Konjsko, (near Lagadin) 6000 Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia

The Congress Centre in Ohrid is situated in one of the most attractive locations on the coast of the Ohrid Lake, near the Lagadin village. The Congress Centre offers capacities for work and stay of its customers, primarily of the faculties and institutes – University members. It is also open for the needs of other interested similar institutions, governmental and non-governmental organizations and other institutions from the country and abroad. The Congress Centre is being situated within a beautiful park area of 30,000 m2; it owns a parking area and a beach, as well as infrastructure, which besides enabling a successful work, at the same time offers a comfortable, relaxed and enjoyable stay.

The Congress Center (Summer School venue)

Ohrid, R. of North Macedonia


The accommodation capacity of the Congress Centre amounts to 100 – 110 beds available in:

• 3 apartments equipped with little kitchen and folding armchair
• 23 single rooms
• 29 double rooms
• 5 three-bed rooms All the rooms have been provided with their own bathroom, mini-bar, TV set, internet connectivity and a terrace.

The apartments are 22 m2 in area (size) and all the other rooms are 16 m2. Most of them face the lake and have a wonderful view of nearby park and the lake coast.


For the purpose of organizing the working parts of the events, conferences, promotions, workshops and other educational, scientific and research, cultural and sports activities and manifestations, the Congress Centre has been provided with two air-conditioned specialized congress halls with minimal capacity of 200 seats each. Both have been equipped with accompanying equipment and accessories indispensable for functioning of a modern congress centre – electronic equipment for making presentations, wireless Internet access spanning the restaurant and its terrace and the beach as well.

Restaurant services

The restaurant of the Congress Centre has been organized as a dining area for 170 persons with a spatial terrace facing the lake. The food prepared and served is of the traditional domestic as well as international cuisine. The restaurant area can be easily reorganized as a working facility since it has been supplied with an audio equipment and internet access.

The official languages of the Conference are Macedonian and English.

A certificate of participation will be given to participants during the Conference.

Each attendee will be provided with a letter of invitation upon request, but this does not imply financial support by the Organizing Committee.

Citizens of the European Union and of the countries signatories to the Schengen Agreement can enter only with a valid officially issued passport.

For more information please visit:
Visa Information for Macedonia

MICRO CLIMATE (local climate):

(because of the high mountains – 2000m and altitude – 695m there is also mountain climate)

* distance from Adriatic Sea…………… 110 km
* annual average air temp ………………… 11°C
* winter average temp………………. 2.7°C
* summer average temp……………….. 19.6°C
* absolute maximum…………………. 35.5°C
* in July insolation (sunny hours)……………. 2300 h per year

By Air

Republic of Macedonia has two international airports, the main airport in the capital Skopje “Alexander the Great Airport” (SKP) and another in“St.Paul the Apostle Airport” (OHD). There are around 150 flights in a week from different European cities to Skopje.From the low-cost airlines, only WizzAir flies directly between Skopje and London (Luton Airport), and Venice (Treviso Airport).

For more information please visit:

Skopje Airport

Skopje Alexander the Great Airport
1043, Petrovec – Macedonia
Tel: +389 (0) 2 3148 333
Fax: + 389 (0) 2 3148 312
Telex: 51480
1000 Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

Ohrid Airport

Ohrid “St. Paul The Apostle” Airport
P.O.Box 134 Ohrid 6000, Macedonia
Tel..: ++ (389 46 262 503)
Fax: ++389 46 33616, 265212
Telex: ++389 46 53873
Ohrid Airport, P.O.B. 134, Ohrid 6000,
Republic of Macedonia

By Road

The road communication makes the main transport network. The main international highway the E-75 crosses the country. Network of well maintained roads links its towns and its popular tourist areas.

The Republic of Macedonia is linked with neighboring and some West European countries by both regular and seasonal bus routes. Direct bus services with: Ljubljana, Sofia, Munich, Bonn, Dusseldorf, Stuttgart, Dortmund, Frankfurt, Vienna, Malme, Gothenburg.

Taxis are avilable everywhere at reasonable fares.

You can rent a vehicle (with or without a driver)

For vehicles: the car license, the green of blue insurance card and the power of attorney if another person drives the car.

By Rails

The Republic of Macedonia is linked up with European countries by a railway line, which crosses the country (from Serbia and Montenegro to Greek border).

Macedonia has a well developed railroad system. It is connected to Serbia and Montenegro to the north, and to Greece to the south. The main station is in Skopje. All domestic lines are operated by Macedonian Railways with links from Skopje to Kumanovo in the north, to Tetovo in the west, to Shtip in the east, to Veles and Gevgelija in the south, and Prilep and Bitola in the southwest. Intercity trains link Skopje with Serbia and Montenegro and Greece. Travel to Bulgaria is via Nish, Serbia and Montenegro.

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The Macedonian currency is (Macedonian Denar – MKD).

Money should be exchanged in official exchange offices (banks, post offices, hotels, tourist agencies) according to current exchange rates. When leaving Macedonia foreigners can exchange MKDs back into foreign currency (at official places) only after presenting the evidence on exchange for Denars when entering the country.

Some major credit cards (Diners, American Express, Visa and MasterCard/EuroCard) and euro-checks can be used for payments wherever noticed, as a rule in most hotels, shops, and restaurants.

Google map of The Congress Center

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