Welcome to ICOSECS 4
Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro, July 18-21, 2004
Home Page of the
4th International Conference of the Chemical Societies of the South-East European Countries on
Chemical Sciences in Changing Times:
Visions, Challenges and Solutions
fecs          opcw          IUPAC



Belgrade is in the Central European Time (CET) zone (GMT+1 hour). Summer time counting lasts
from end of March until end of October.

Belgrade (Beograd) is the capital of Serbia, having about 2 million inhabitants. It is located in the south-east of Europe, in the Balkan Peninsula, at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers. It is one of the oldest cities in Europe and since ancient times it has been an important traffic focal point, an intersection of the roads of Eastern and Western Europe.
Belgrade is the capital of Serbian culture, education, science and economy. As a result of its tumultuous history, many nations live in Belgrade for centuries, and the majority of the population make Serbs (86%) of Orthodox persuasion. The official language is Serbian, while foreigners are recommended to use English in communication.

More About Belgrade
(0.5 MB pdf)
City of Belgrade
(Official Site)
Where to Stay    What to Eat
   Culture and Art
Spot about Belgrade
(ram, duration 2:08, size 3.7 MB)
Tourist Information& Sightseeing Tour
(1.65 MB pdf)  Sightseeing > Tašmajdan (3.51 MB pdf)
Park opposite to the Conference venue

Tourist organization of Belgrade
Live camera from Belgrade
Weather Forecast for Belgrade

Map of Belgrade
Belgrade souvenirs

Belgrade City Museum

More About Serbia and Montenegro
National Tourism Organization of Serbia
ON-LINE Encyclopedia of Serbia
Cultural Heritage of Serbia
Republic of Montenegro
Visit Montenegro
Serbia & Montenergo Search

The visas for the entry and stay in Serbia and Montenegro up to 90 days shall be abolished for all types of travel documents for citizens of the following countries: the Federal Republic of Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Great Britain, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Austria, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Monaco, Liechtenstein, Vatican, Andorra, San Marino, Israel, Cyprus, Malta, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Slovenia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Croatia, the United States of America, Canada, Singapore, the Republic of Korea, Australia and New Zealand.
Information for foreign nationals visiting Serbia and Montenegro who are required to obtain visas.
The list of missions of Serbia and Montenegro.
Foreign Diplomatic and Consular Missions in Belgrade.

URBAN and SUBURBAN TRANSPORT - transport lines 
Public transport in Belgrade includes GSP "Beograd" busses, trolley busses and tramways and privately owned busses covering nearly 100 day and night lines. 
The ticket price for a single ride in daytime is 20 DIN for Zone 1 or 2 (purchased out of vehicle 12 DIN) and 30 DIN for Zone 1 & 2 (purchased out of vehicle 20 DIN). On night lines (00-04) the ticket price for a single ride is 35 DIN for Zone 1 or 2 and
50 DIN for Zone 1&2.
Tickets for GSP "Beograd" are sold by the driver or bus conductor, whilst the multiple ride tickets are sold at GSP sales points and "Duvan" newsstands. A new ticket must be bought for every ride.
Public transport to the suburban areas around Belgrade is covered by the SP "Lasta" bus lines and the BEOVOZ municipal railway. 
The BEOVOZ municipal railway has four lines: Batajnica-Pančevo, Pančevo-Resnik, Resnik-Batajnica and Lajkovac-Zemun-Pančevo.
Information, Phone: 337-0031. Time Table
The official currency is the dinar (DIN or YUD) and 1 dinar consists of 100 para.
Coins: 50 para, 1, 2 and 5 dinars
Paper bills:10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 1000 and 5000 dinars
Currency exchange is performed by: all the banks, all the post offices, exchange offices 
Approximate exchange rate:1 Euro = 71 YUD, 1 USD = 58 YUD 
For current exchange rates of major currencies, please click here.
- on weekdays 6:30 AM - 8:00 PM (some until 9:00 PM)
- on Saturdays 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM (some until 9:00 PM)
- closed on Sundays (some open 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Shops on duty are open on Sundays 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Markets are open every day 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Shops at shopping centers are open 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Department stores:
on weekdays 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM 
on Saturdays 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
closed on Sundays 
Non-stop shops are always open
Shopping zones: 
Knez Mihailova - Trg Republike 
Terazije - Kralja Milana - Slavija
Bulevar kralja Aleksandra

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