ICSOB 2014 - The 5th International Conference on Software Business

Travel Information

Sponsoring Airline

Austrian Airlines

Book your flights to the 15th International Conference on Software Business online at www.austrian.com and save 15 % on all applicable fares!

To do so, simply enter the following code in the eVoucher field on the Austrian homepage booking engine:

Code: ICSOB14


Invitation letters

The ICSOB 2014 Local Organization Committee may provide invitation letters to people who have registered for the conference. For issuing an invitation letter we require the following information to be sent to icsob14@cs.ucy.ac.cy: Full name, Passport number, Date of birth, Address, Institution.


IMPORTANT NOTE FOR TRAVELERS: Please note that holders of a valid Schengen Visa who have already travelled within the Schengen Zone, may travel to Cyprus without an additional Cypriot Visa.

Residents of non-EU countries who hold valid Schengen visas and who have already entered Schengen countries, as per the Schengen regulations, may now travel to Cyprus directly from that Schengen member country without applying for a National Cypriot visa and stay in the Republic of Cyprus for the duration of their Schengen visa.

Schengen zone (within red circle):

Click here to download the MFA Application for Visa

Where Visas are being issued:

Visas will be issued by all the Diplomatic Missions (Embassies and General Consulates) of the Republic of Cyprus, and by all the Honorary Consulates of the Republic of Cyprus abroad in their respective countries. Additionally visas can also be issued by the British High Commissions / Embassies in the following countries: ARGENTINE REPUBLIC, BAHREIN, HONG KONG, JAPAN, JORDAN, KAZAKHSTAN, KUWAIT, OMAN, SWITZERLAND, SUDAN, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (ABU DHABI, DUBAI), UZBEKISTAN.

The above information is based on information provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at their website. Please visit their website for the latest information and further details by clicking here.


Cyprus has two (2) airports:


Airport Transfers

Please note that participants have the following options for their transfers from /to the airport:

Public holidays

Notes: All Public Services, private enterprises, banks and shops are closed on Public Holidays. In resort and coastal areas, however, shops and certain services remain open. Banks are closed on Easter Tuesday but not on Dec. 24.

Medical facilities

The health facilities in Cyprus are of a high standard. The latest technologies and operating techniques are standard practice, with heart bypass surgery and kidney transplantation operations routine in the islands hospitals. The accident and emergency departments of all the hospitals are manned with English-speaking personnel, but it's advisable to seek the assistance of an interpreter for more complex medical matters. Emergency treatment in the Accident and Emergency department, is free to tourists.







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