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26-31 August, 2019


Department of Transplantation and Surgery, Semmelweis University
1082 Budapest, Baross u. 23.


Because of Hungary’s continental climate the end of August, beginning of September is still summer weather in Hungary. The average temperature is 25-35 degrees centigrade, while 15-25 degrees centigrade during the night. Humidity is rather low, however rainy days may occur.


The official national currency is the Hungarian Forint (HUF), which is convertible. The exchange rates applied in Budapest banks, official exchange offices and hotels may vary. All the major credit cards (VISA, EC/MC, American Express, Diners) are accepted in Hungary in places displaying their emblems at the entrance. The current exchange rate issued by the Hungarian National Bank today is 1 Euro = 1 HUF. It changes on daily basis.
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Lunches, dinners and refreshments are included in the registration fee.


The Registration Desk, where advanced and on-site registrants may pick up their congress material is operating at the Department of Transplantation and Surgery of the Semmelweis University.

Instruction for Speakers and for Poster Presenters


PowerPoint or PDF presentations are accepted on USB memory sticks. Speakers are required to drop of their presentations at least 2 hours before their scheduled presentation time. If the presentation is scheduled early in the morning, we kindly ask the speakers to upload one day before.


We kindly ask the speakers to keep the time limits given.


Please note that the 26th Budapest Nephrology School is a good occasion to discuss your scientific results and/or difficult cases with the international faculty and participants by presenting a poster.
The size of the poster is: 90 cm wide and 120 cm high.
Please do not forget to inform us about the details (title, author, abstract) of your poster presentation in advance by sending an e-mail to Prof. László Rosivall at cc.

Travel to Budapest

There are several flight connections from all over the world. Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport is situated approx. 45 minutes from the City Center.

How to get from the Airport…

…by Airport Shuttle Minibus

MiniBUD is the official airport shuttle service provider for Budapest Airport. They provide comfortable, fast and favourable transfer solutions for passengers wishing to travel from the airport to the districts of Budapest, and from the city to the airport:

…by Taxi

The official taxi company of Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport is the Fő Taxi which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Reservations can be made in person at the Fő Taxi booths located at the exits at Terminals 2A and 2B. For more details please click here:

Please be aware of exposing yourself at risk by using non-regulated taxi service providers soliciting at the terminal buildings.

By Public Transportation:

…to Mercure Budapest Korona and Ibis Budapest Centrum

Metropolitan bus Nr. 200E leaves from terminal building to Kőbánya-Kispest station where you may take metro line M3 (blue line) to Kálvin tér.

…to Ibis Budapest Centrum

Metropolitan bus Nr. 200E leaves from terminal building to Kőbánya-Kispest station, where you may take metro line Nr. 3 (blue line) to Kálvin tér.


Metropolitan bus Nr. 100E leaves from terminal building to the city cMetropolitan enter with stop at Kálvin tér (fare: 900 HUF/person, approx. 3 EUR).

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Reaching the Venue

The Department of Transplantation and Surgery, Semmelweis University is situated approx. 20 kms from Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport, it can be easily reached by public transportation from Budapest downtown and by car as well.
Public transport in the city is well organized.
The venue can be reached by the blue metro line M3. You should get off at Kalvin tér.

Public Transportation

You can travel in the vehicles only with pre-purchased tickets or passes that you validate when starting your trip. Tickets are valid on the entire length of bus, tram, trolley bus lines, metro lines, the Millennium Underground and the cogwheel railway, but are only valid on suburban railway (HÉV) lines within the administrative boundary of Budapest.

Prices are as follows:

Single Ticket HUF 350 (approx. 350 Euro)
One-day travel card HUF 1650 (approx. 1650 Euro)
Discount coupon book (10 pcs. of single tickets) HUF 3000 (approx. 3000 Euro)
Metro section ticket (up to three stops on metro lines) HUF 300 (approx. 300 Euro)

Tickets can be purchased at metro stations, at news-stands and at ticket vending machines.

Budapest Card

“The whole city in your pocket.” is the motto of the Budapest Card.
The card offers its holder several free and discounted services. For further details, please check the following website:

By Taxi

To avoid any inconveniences we recommend to use the official taxi company:

City Taxi City Taxi: +36 1 211 1111

6X6 Taxi6×6 Taxi: +36 1 666 66 66

fo_taxiFő Taxi: +36 1 222 2222