Travel Information How to get to St.Gallen and the Conference location and general travel information about Switzerland. Official Language The official language of the conference is English. Climate The weather in St. Gallen in June is usually warm but can be quite wet at times, with an average temperature of 19°C. Weather Information Currency Swiss Francs (CHF), many shops also accept Euros. Currency converter EUR > CHF Airport information & travel to St. Gallen There is a regular (every 30 min.) train service from Zurich-Airport that takes you to St. Gallen in one hour. Approximate cost of the train ticket CHF 30. Timetable and ticket sales Travel from/to the WBZ (Executive Campus of the University of St. Gallen) St. Gallen has an excellent transport system connecting the WBZ (Conference location) to the train station and the rest of the City. From the train station / hotels Walhalla or Metropol: Bus Nr. 5 Direction Rotmonten, get off at Rotmonten: Timetable Bus Nr. 9 Direction Gallusmarkt, get off at Rotmonten: Timetable From the WBZ (Executive Campus) back to the Train Station / City Centre: Bus Nr. 5 Direction Riethüsli, get off at Bahnhof: Timetable Bus Nr. 9 Direction Bahnhof Nord, get off at Bahnhof: Timetable Accommodation All hotels are located in the city centre or directly at the WBZ (conference venue). Please book your accommodation here. Electricity Voltage: 220-230 Volts, 50 Hz Plugs/sockets: type C (double-pole) and type J (triple-pole) American plugs require a transformer. Visa requirements Only people from countries outside the EU / EFTA may require a valid visa to enter Switzerland. The Federal Office for Migration (BfM) or the Swiss representations abroad will be glad to provide you with information about visa regulations. Federal Office for Migration (BfM) If you need a letter of invitation to obtain a visa kindly send us an e-mail. Please allow enough time for the visa to be processed. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required. Liability & insurance The conference secretariat and organizers cannot accept liability whatsoever for injury or damage involving persons and property during the meeting. Participants are advised to make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance. It is the responsibility of the participant to have sufficient insurance coverage.