Social & Optional Programmes


Social Programmes

Welcome Reception

Thursday, 24 September, 2015, 18.30-20.00
Venue: Hungarian House (congress venue)
Price: included in the registration fee

The ISSHP European Congress Welcome Reception is the first social opportunity to meet colleagues and friends in the vibrating city of Budapest. Do not miss this unique event and make sure to arrive to Budapest latest by Thursday evening.

Evening Gala Cruise – Rubin Boat

Friday, 25 September, 2015, 20.00-22.00
Price: 75 Euro / person (Minimum number of participants: 100 persons)
Departure: at 20.00 from Várkert Bazár BKV port

Evening sightseeing-tour on the River Danube. Welcome-drink and a light dinner will be served on the boat. During the meal a Hungarian jazz band plays evergreens. The boat is cruising from Margaret bridge to the National Theatre and the Palace of Arts, and you can enjoy the fascinating sight of the illuminated Budapest.

Accompanying persons’ Tours

Guided Visits to Semmelweis Museum

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 16.30-18.00
Friday, 25 September 2015, 10.00-11.30
Saturday, 26 September 2015, 14.00-15.30
Ticket price: 2 Euro/person (payable directly in the Museum)
Address: 1013 Budapest, Apród u. 1-3.
Meeting point for the guided tours: Congress's registration desk, maximum capacity: 20 pax/tour.

The lifework of Ignác Semmelweis can be followed up through a detailed representation. The Museum is found in the former house of – perhaps one of the most well-known Hungarian. The personal objects recall the atmosphere of the era and the turning points of his lifework.
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The permanent exhibition guides the visitors from ancient Egypt to the most modern times. The exhibition represents the development of biological knowledge, surgery and obstetrics techniques through scientific books, documents, paintings, statues, etc. The artistic expressions of disease, death and healing are demonstrated as well. Another important part of the exhibition is the demonstration of the Hungarian medical system. Serious changes in Hungary between the 10th and 20th centuries and the famous scientists between the 18th and 20th centuries made a lasting effect on the Hungarian medical science. Through these the Hungarian medical system rose to the top rank of the international medicine.

Cancellation Policy of Social Programme

All the cancellations and changes must be sent to the Congress Office (CongressLine Ltd.) in written form. All refunds will be processed after the ISSHP European Congress 2015. Please send your exact bank account details in the written cancellation

Refund of the Social Programme will be made as follows:

  • 100% refund (minus 10 EUR administrative fee) in case of cancellation received
    before 18 August, 2015
  • No refund in case of cancellation received after 18 August, 2015


All payments should be made in Euro. All charges due to bank transfers have to be paid by the sender. Registration and payments sent after 10 September, 2015 may not be confirmed in written form. In this case please bring the proof of payment with you to the registration desk.

Bank Transfer has to be made to

Account Holder’s name: CongressLine Ltd.
IBAN number: HU19 10404027 50504851 52551011
Bank’s name and address: K&H Bank Zrt. (H-1095 Budapest, Lechner Ödön fasor 9. Hungary)
Swift Code: OKHBHUHB
Please indicate “ISSHP2015“ and the name of the participant(s).

Credit Card

VISA, EuroCard/MasterCard, American Express
Card number with expiry date, card holder’s name, billing address of the cardholder, CVC code (the last three digits on the back of the credit card where the signature is -only VISA and EC/MC) and signature of the cardholder are needed.