Nove Hrady is a small town located in the south of the Czech Republic on the Czech-Austrian border [map].The Academic and University Center resides in a very styleful chateau which provides many facilities such as two lecture halls, laboratories, apartments and a student dormitory. Thus, everything is situated in one building.
[ for further information and photographs see http://www.nh.cas.cz ]
Academic and University Center address and contact phone:
Nový zámek 136, CZ-37333 Nové Hrady, Czech Republic, +420-386-361259
Arriving by planeThe Prague airport (Ruzyne) is about 180 km from Nove Hrady (2 hours by car, 3 hours by bus or train). From Prague, it is possible to use trains to Ceske Budejovice, where the institute van will be available to pick up people and transfer them to Nove Hrady. Alternatively, one can use the bus from Ceske Budejovice to Nove Hrady, which runs every two hours. If needed, the institute driver can pick up people directly at Prague airport.
Arriving by carThe road from Ceske Budejovice to Nove Hrady is clearly marked. The chateau with its large garden is the first historical building that one can see on the way to the town square. Parking is available on the premises.
Participants and lecturers will stay in the dormitory within the chateau or hotel located within walking distance from chateau.
Breakfasts, lunches and dinners will be served directly in the chateau.