General Information


Feria Valencia – Convention & Exhibition Centre
Avinguda de les Fires, 1
46035 València, Spain ​​


The official language of the Congress is English.



The Euro is the official currency of Spain. Currency exchange can be made in most banks and post offices as well as in some large stores, train stations, airports and exchange offices near major tourist sites .


Liability and Insurance

The Congress Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants and accompanying persons, either during or indirectly arising from the 6th Congress of European Microbiologists (FEMS).  Participants are advised to take out their own personal health and travel insurance for their trip.



Please check with your local Embassy if you require a visa.


Safety and Security

Follow the same rules of safety that you follow while travelling anywhere else with respect to using hotel safe deposit boxes and keeping travel documents safe.

  • When in public places, keep them in your hotel or with you all the time when moving about. 
  • Always carry the hotel address with you when you leave the hotel.
  • Do not leave bags/mobile phones unattended.


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Tel: +41 22 906 9178
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