Dear all working groups,

The final COST meeting will be held at Kadir Has University, İstanbul, on October 21-23. Please note the date for your travel plans. Keep in mind that İstanbul is a very historical city, which served as a capital for 3 big empires.

Please scroll down for the congress programme, suggested hotels and the city plan.

We hope to see you all in this final meeting. If you have any further questions, feel free to contact us: yelekci@khas.edu.tr, hbahar.sahin@khas.edu.tr

Best wishes,

Kemal YELEKCI & Hatice Bahar SAHIN

Local Organiser: Kemal Yelekci; Co-organiser: Roma Ramsay, Laura Della Corte.

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The programme:

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Suggested Hotels:

These hotels provide additional discount for Kadir Has guests. Please do not forget to mention that you are attending Kadir Has meeting, when reserving the hotel.

•    Troya Hotel : +90 212 531 48 58
Contact person: Semiha Hüzmeli, info@troyahotelbalat.com  
65/75 Euro (1/2 person), including breakfast.
http://www.hoteltroya.com/
10 mins by bus to Kadir Has University (Bus line: 55T).

Please directly e-mail the hotel, to get the congress price. If you reserve through other websites, higher prices would be offered.

•    Richmond Otel: +90 212 252 54 60-1171
Contact person: Seda Aydınlıyurt, seda.aydinliyurt@richmondint.com.tr  
110/130 Euro (1/2 person).
http://istanbul.richmondint.com.tr/en/Oteller/RichmondIstanbul/default.aspx  
10 mins by bus to Kadir Has University (Bus line: 55T).


The city plan:
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How to arrive at Kadir Has University

From Atatürk Airport

Subway:

Take the train M1A, till the final stop, Yenikapı. At Yenikapı, transfer to M2 train (Yenikapı to Osmanbey). Take off at Haliç station. This station is located on Golden Horn. Take the exit to Unkapanı direction (not Azapkapı). Cross the road and walk to the right for 500 meters.

You can get further details here:
http://www.istanbul-ulasim.com.tr/our-network.aspx

Bus:

Take the airport bus “Havataş Taksim” (one in every half and hour). It costs 11 TL. Get off at the final stop, Taksim. You can take a taxi from Taksim, it costs around 10 TL. Alternatively, you can take the bust 55T from Taksim to Kadir Has University, from the underground bus station of Taksim. Or take the subway M2 to Yenikapı direction, and get off at Haliç station.

You can get further details here:
http://www.istanbul-ulasim.com.tr/en
Please check this link for 55T route:
http://www.iett.gov.tr/en/main/hatlar/55T

Taxi:

You can directly take a taxi from the airport. It costs around 50 TL. But the fare might increase during rush hours, due to traffic jam.

From Sabiha Gökçen Airport

Bus:

Take the airport bus “Havataş Taksim” (one in every half and hour). It costs 14 TL. Get off at the final stop, Taksim. You can take a taxi from Taksim, it costs around 10 TL. Alternatively, you can take the bust 55T from Taksim to Kadir Has University, from the underground bus station of Taksim. Or take the subway M2 to Yenikapı direction, and get off at Haliç station.

Taxi:

You can directly take a taxi from the airport. It costs around 100 TL. But the fare might increase during rush hours, due to traffic jam.

Public transport in İstanbul:

If you are going to spend time in the city, we highly recommend you to buy an İstanbul Card, to which you can load cash. The card itself costs 6 TL, and every ticket is 2.15 TL. It’s valid in bus, boat, metrobus, subway, tram, Tunnel and Funicular.

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