Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
Campus Westend, Hörsaalzentrum
Kenes Group will obtain special accommodation rates for ESCV 2024 participants. Please visit the accommodation page periodically.
In September, Frankfurt experiences mild and comfortable weather as the city transitions from summer to autumn. Average daytime temperatures range between 18 to 24 degrees Celsius (64 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit). The lingering warmth from summer creates pleasant conditions for outdoor activities, with cooler evenings warranting a light jacket or sweater.
Throughout the month, Frankfurt enjoys around six hours of daily sunshine, providing ample opportunities to explore the city’s parks, riverside areas, and cultural attractions. While occasional rainfall may occur, September generally offers a delightful climate for residents and visitors alike, making it an ideal time to savor the charm of Frankfurt before the onset of cooler autumn temperatures.
The dress code for ESCV 2024 is business casual for all occasions unless stated otherwise.
Frankfurt, Germany operates Central European Time Zone during the conference period.
The official language of the ESCV 2024 Conference is English.
LETTER OF INVITATION
The Conference Organiser will send you a letter of invitation upon request. The Organising Committee would like to clearly state that the letter is to help the participants to raise travel funds and visa purposes. It has no further financial obligations from the Conference towards the participant. The Conference Secretariat is only able to send you the letter of invitation after receipt of your registration and payment.
LIABILITY & INSURANCE
The Conference Secretariat and Organisers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Upon registration, participants agree that neither the Organising Committee nor the Meeting Secretariat assumes any liability.
Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.
SAFETY & SECURITY
Please do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. Hotels strongly recommend that you use their safety deposit boxes for your valuables.
As with the rest of Germany, in any emergency call 112 or 110 (from a landline if you can) and ask for ambulance, fire or police when connected.
In Frankfurt, Germany the power plugs and sockets are of type C and F.
CURRENCY & EXCHANGE
Germany, being a member of the Eurozone, utilizes the euro (€) as its official currency. The euro is available in various denominations, including coins (1 and 2 euros, as well as 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, and 50 cents) and banknotes (5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, and 500 euros).
For exchange rates: www.xe.com
Currency exchange is straightforward in Germany, and major cities have numerous banks, currency exchange offices, and ATMs where travelers can obtain euros. Credit and debit cards are widely accepted in most establishments, including restaurants, shops, and hotels. However, it’s advisable to carry some cash for smaller purchases or in places that may not accept cards.
Foreign visitors should be aware that the exchange rates offered by banks and currency exchange offices may vary, and it’s wise to compare rates to get the best deal. Additionally, many ATMs in Germany allow cash withdrawals using major international credit and debit cards, providing a convenient way for travelers to access euros.
It’s important to check for any updates or changes to currency and exchange information, as these details can evolve over time due to economic factors and policy changes.
The Organisers cannot assume liability for any changes to the programme due to external unforeseen circum