Frequently asked questions


WHAT IS SCiM?

SCiM is 10-day international student conference, where you hang out with people from all around the world, you cooperate in different workshops and explore our beautiful country during 2-day excursion.

WHERE IS SCiM?

SCiM is held in Maribor, second biggest city in Slovenia.

WHO CAN APPLY?

Students from all over the world, aged between 18 and 28 years old. Participants have to have a valid student status at the time of the conference.

HOW TO APPLY?

Simply by going to “Application” part of the page and fill the application form.

IS THERE A PARTICIPATION FEE?

Yes! Participants have to pay participation fee of 100€. All the selected applicants will get the exact instructions how to pay the participation fee.  

WHAT DOES THE PARTICIPATION FEE INCLUDES?

The participation fee includes accomodation, food (dinner on the arrival day, three meals per day during the conference, breakfast on the departure day), workshop expenses, excursion and all the afternoon and evening activities.  

CAN YOU PAY MY TRAVEL EXPENSES? 

Unfortunately, we don’t have the budget to offer financial support to participants regarding their travel costs. 

WHAT ARE THE PRICES IN STORES?

Here are some prices that you can use as guidelines for the cost of life in Slovenia:

Beer (glass): 2,20 to 3,00 € in a pub, about 1 € in store.
Pizza: from 6,50 €
Bread (1 kg): 1,50 €
Bottle of decent wine: from 6 €
Coffee: 1,50 €
Pack of cigarettes : from 3,20 €

HOW TO MAKE INTERNATINAL CALLS TO SLOVENIA?

lnternational outgoing call prefix: 00

International calls to Slovenia prefix: 386

Public telephones operate on magnetic cards. Magnetic cards are sold at post offices; at newspaper kiosks and tobacco shops;

www.telekom.si

HOW DO I EXCHANGE MONEY?
Banks will exchange foreign currency and travellers checks for euro and vice versa. Foreign residents may open tolar and foreign currency accounts, and it is possible to send money orders and transfer payments. Changing money is also possible at exchange offices in hotels, gasoline stations, tourist agencies, supermarkets, and numerous small exchange offices.

Hours of operation:

Weekdays: 8:30-12:30 and 14:00-17:00

Saturdays: 8:30 to 11:00/12:00

WHAT ARE EMERGENCY AND USEFUL PHONE NUMBERS:

Police: 113

Emergency center/Fire brigade: 112

Emergency medical service: 9784

Taxi in Maribor

Taxi plus: +386 (0)80 11 12

Mestni taxi Maribor: +386 (0)80 17 20

Mikro Taxi: +386 (0) 41 444 222

IS TAP WATER SAFE TO DRINK?
The water is safe and drinkable throughout the country.

WHAT IS ELECTRICITY CURRENT?
Current is 220 V, 50 Hz.

DID WE MISS SOMETHING?

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