Venue: Faculty of Law, Charles University of Prague
All programme sessions of the IAPSS Autumn Convention 2015 in Prague will take place at the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague. Depending on the academic format (plenary sessions, lectures, expert sessions, student panels), a variety of rooms and halls within the building will be used. Please consult the Convention guide (available from early September 2015 here / as printed booklet provided to you during on-site registration on September 20) for details.
With more than 4000 students, the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague is the largest accredited Law Faculty in the Czech Republic. Many of its alumni hold prominent positions in the central and regional administration, in public service, as well as in advocacy and private business.
Centrally Located in Prague’s Old Town
The Faculty’s (Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Právnická fakulta) main building is centrally located, in the north-western corner of the old town and only a few minutes on foot from Prague’s Old Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí) at:
nám. Curieových 7
116 40 Praha 1
Find the exact location here and marked (red symbol: ‘Universita Karlova v Praze: Pravnicka fakulta’) in the map below.
How to get there by public transport?
(1) From within the city: Take the green metro line, exit at station ‘Staroměstská’ and walk the last meters (find a map of Prague’s metro system here).
(2) From Vaclav Havel Airport Prague: Take bus No. 119 at the airport and exit at metro station ‘Petřiny’. Take the green metro line and exit at station ‘Staroměstská’ (find all information on Prague’s airport here)
Please note that the venue is very centrally located. You might not even be in need of public transport. Be aware of taxis which we do not recommend to use due to the common practice of overcharging non-residents.
Venues of Social Events
While the festive opening reception (Day 1 | Sep 21) will be held at the main venue, the Faculty of Law (see address above), the bar nights (Day 2 & 3 | Sep 22 & 23) and the official Convention party (Day 4 | Sep 24) will be held at exclusive venues in the historic centre of Prague.
Find all details on the featured social events and the addresses of the respective venues here.