Universidad de los Andes (Main campus)
Address: Cra 1 Nº 18A – 12
Bogota – Colombia
The conference will be held at Universidad de los Andes located in Bogotá, Colombia. Founded in 1948, Universidad de los Andes is the first private university in Colombia conceived as a study center, a research center, and a place where truth could be upheld. Ever since, its activities have focused on excellence.
Bogota is the capital of Colombia. This city is recognized by its architectural diversity. In Bogotá, you can interact and enrich yourself with the cultural variety of this country. This city sprawls over 1102,9339 square miles (1775 square kilometers) and has a population of 8 080 734 habitants.
The average temperature in Bogota is 57,2 °F (14°C). Colombia does not have seasons, but temperature could go down to 46,4 °F (8ºC) or rose to 73,4 °F (23°C) and normally rains through the year.
Bogotá’s altitude is 8700 feet (2650 meters), for this you could experience mild altitude sickness which would feel similar to flu symptoms. Once you arrive, take it easy the first 36-48 hours.
Traveling to Bogotá
The largest airport of Colombia “El Dorado” is located in the city of Bogotá, at about 14 kilometres from the city centre. There are many airline companies operating at El Dorado Airport, providing flights from around the world. El Dorado Airport is the hub of Avianca, the national flag carrier of Colombia, with more than 100 destinations.
El Dorado is served by TransMilenio, buses, taxis and private transportation companies. We recommend taxi, from airport to the University the fare may be around USD $10.
It is also possible to rent a car at the airport.
The Bus Central Terminal in Bogotá is located in the city, about 8 Km from the city center.
If you come from another city, reaching Bogotá is easy. Colombia has a good network of highways.
Colombia has a privileged geographical position in the northwestern corner of South America, bordered by the Caribbean Sea on the north side and the Pacific Ocean on the west side. Colombia has a wide range of climates and topography making it one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. It shares its borders with Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Peru, and Ecuador. It also shares its maritime borders with Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Jamaica, Dominican Republic and Haiti. The territory is divided into a flat región to the east and the Andes Mountains to the west, with three ramifications. Its incomparable beauty is a tribute to its many rivers, snowy peaks, and desert surfaces.
Colombia has the UTC-5 time zone.
According to Lonely Planet, Colombia was the 2nd best country to visit in 2017 and, according to Forbes, Bogotá was one of the Top Destinations to visit in 2017. The city offers many types of accommodation places, lots of restaurants, historical sites and lots of places to visit.
Visitors can find information about Bogotá at the official website of the Instituto Distrital de Turismo.
CityU (University dorms)
Price per night: All the prices below include breakfast
• Quadruple apartment: COP 74.000 (Aprox. USD 25)
Price per night: COP 231.000 (include breakfast) (Aprox. USD 75)
Cell: (+57) 3212336107
Price per night: COP 215.000 (include breakfast) (Aprox. USD 73)
Cell: (+57) 3212336107
Price per night: COP 201.000 (include breakfast) (Aprox. USD 72)
Cell: (+57) 3502604803