Map to the conference venue Map to the conference venue

The Symposium will take place in the Collegium Novum (Gołębia 24, 31-007 Kraków) one of the most impressive University buildings which is located in the very city center.


For some non-EU citizens an entry Polish visa is required. In that case a letter stating that the home institution will cover the registration fee, local and travel expenses is required, before the official invitation letter can be sent to the applicant.

After receiving the official invitation letter please contact the nearest Polish Consulate.



We highly recommend to book your hotel and your flight as soon as possible. In the City center there are many hotels of various type and standard. In general hotels in the city center are within walking distance from the  conference venue.


We have managed to pre-book some places in the following hotels. The number of rooms is limited. Moreover, the offer is time limited.


Hotel Wielopole ***
ul. Wielopole 3, 31-072 Kraków
+48 12 422 14 75
(please mention "Marian Smoluchowski Symposium")
single room from 279 PLN/night/room
double room from 509 PLN/night/room
triple room from 629 PLN/night/room
Additional discount (7-12%)


Ibis Krakow Centrum
Syrokomli 2, 30-105 Kraków
+48 12 299 33 00
(please mention "Marian Smoluchowski Symposium")

single room from 320 PLN/night/room
double room from 344 PLN/night/room


Student Hotel Żaczek
Al. 3 Maja 5, 30-063 Kraków
+48 12 622 12 00
(please mention "Marian Smoluchowski Symposium")
single room (hotel standard) from 100 PLN/night/room
double room (hotel standard) single use from 120 PLN/night/room
triple room (hotel standard) from from 165 PLN/night/room


More options can be found at


Alternatively, there are hotels that are not in the city center but they are in places which are well connected with the city center.





  • We highly recommend to book your flight as soon as possible.
  • We recommend that you take one of the flights to Kraków. Check the Kraków Airport website for direct flights to/from Kraków. The direct train (timetable) runs every 30 minutes to the Central Railway Station (Kraków Główny). The travel time is 17 minutes. If you prefer to take a taxi, the licensed taxi stand is in front of the airport.
  • For more tram/bus connections within Kraków you can use this trip planner.
  • It is possible to reach Kraków by train. For instance, there is a 2:30 hour connection to/from Warsaw running 13 times a day. For more connections and prices see the Polish Railways website.
  • You might also check the bus line PolskiBus offering international connections to/from Kraków.