General Information

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Congress dates

April, 18 – 21 2024

How to get to Coimbra

Coimbra is roughly located halfway between the cities Porto and Lisbon, and requires a connecting transfer from either one if these airports.

Please make sure to also get informed online concerning your travel arrangements. All information is without guarantee of correctness and completeness and subject to change.


The Journey to Coimbra takes approximmately 1 h 20 from Porto and 1h 40 from Lisabon when traveling with the the fast train (Alfa Pendular). Trains from both cities stop in Coimbra at „Coimbra B“ station (20 minute walk to city center) from there you can either take another train connecting you to „Coimbra A“ station or take a taxi.

Make sure to have tickets purchased before boarding at the ticket office or via


The bus ride to Coimbra from Lisabon varies between 2 h to 2h 20; from Porto takes as long as the train ride, however both options are much cheaper than the train rides.

Make sure to have tickets purchased before boarding at the ticket office or via

Airport Shuttle

Coimbra Airport Shuttle provides a door-to-door shared or private transfer between the city of Coimbra and the airports from Lisbon and Porto. They offer single fares and round trips for approx. € 30 per fare.

Find out more information via

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Visit the University of Coimbra

For participants of the conference we offer a visit to the beautiful University of Coimbra and get a glimpse of the astonishing baroque library.

This visit is free of charge, so make sure to sign up for the activity in the registration form.

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Weather and Temperature

On average, the weather in April varies between 15-20°C. Rain is not uncommon during that time, however, more likely are sunny skies.


The currency in Portugal is Euro (€).

Congress Badge & Certificates

Your congess badge and participation certificates will be pre-printed and available for pick-up on Friday, 18 April 2024 prior to the Opening session.

Congress Venue

The congress will be held at the Convento São Francisco, which is located in the centre of Coimbra.

Parking at the congress venue is free of charge for participants of ESRR’24 !


Convento São Francisco

Avenida da Guarda Inglesa, n.º1A

3040-193 Santa Clara, Coimbra

The scientific programme will be held in Sala Mondego which is located on the second floor.

The industry-exhibition will be set up in Sala Aeminium which is on the first floor.