General information

 VENUE:
The Giambiagi Winter School will be held at the Physics Department (Departamento de Física), Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, University of Buenos Aires (Universidad de Buenos Aires). It is located at Pabellón 1, Ciudad Universitaria, Buenos Aires, Argentina.VISA INFORMATION:
Please check here to see if you require a visa to enter Argentina.

ARRIVAL INFORMATION:
Most international flights arrive at the Ezeiza International Airport, while domestic flights arrive at Aeroparque. Currency can be exchanged in the airport at Banco Nación. Teller machines are available and work with most major credit cards. Public phones are either coin or card-operated. Cards are available at the airport. You can also dial #19 to make a local collect call.
A bus company (Manuel Tienda León) offers transportation from Ezeiza to downtown Buenos Aires and the ride takes about 40  minutes to 1:30 hours  (depending on the traffic). The ticket stand of the Manuel Tienda León company is the first stand after you exit customs. There are also public transportation buses that serve downtown Buenos Aires at a cheaper rate, but we do not recommend it if you carry a significant amount of luggage. If you arrive at Aeroparque, there is also another bus company called Airbus.

DEPARTURE INFORMATION:
The bus company Manuel Tienda León also offers transportation from downtown Buenos Aires to Ezeiza International Airport. The ride takes about 40 minutes. The bus terminal is in Av. Santa Fe 790. Passengers can request to be picked up from the hotel at no extra charge to the following phone numbers 4314-3636; 4315-5115; 0800-888-5366.

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BUENOS AIRES ON LINE MAP
Buenos Aires Interactive Map

SCHOOL LOCATION

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Interactive map of Ciudad Universitaria and Pabellón 1 plans (SCHOOL SITE)

The University Campus (Ciudad Universitaria) is served by the bus lines 28, 33, 37, 42, 45, 107, 160 and 34. Some buses end their route before reaching the University Campus. Only those with a special sign «Ciudad Universitaria» behind the windshield serve the School site. You should step down from the bus at the first stop inside campus. All bus routes end at their third stop inside campus. The bus fare must be paid using a SUBE card.

CURRENCY CONVERSION
Argentine Peso exchange rate

WEATHER IN BUENOS AIRES
Argentina and Buenos Aires are located in the southern hemisphere, so seasons here are at the opposite of the northern hemisphere countries. Therefore, it is the winter (and cold) period in Argentina in July.
Temperature in Buenos Aires during this month is usually lower than 15°C (59°F) and higher than 6°C (43°F).

National Weather Forecast

TOURISM IN BUENOS AIRES
City Guides (English Versions):
http://www.turismo.buenosaires.gob.ar/en» (Official Tourism site)
www.buenosairesantiguo.com.ar/paginasbsashoy/guiadeturismo.html

Guide to Argentina:
www.argentinaturistica.com/2index.html