CESSDA Widening Activities 2019 Kick-off Meeting

The meeting is intended for the team of the CESSDA Work Programme 2019 Task on Widening Activities, CESSDA management and the invited guests. It follows the CESSDA Training Project 2019 Meeting (click here for more information).


Wednesday, 23 January, 15:30 - Thursday, 24 January, 15:10


AKC (Academic Conference Center)
Husova 4a, Praha 1, Czech Republic

Local organiser

CSDA - Czech Social Science Data Archive

Institute of Sociology of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Jilská 1, 110 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic
Tel. +420 - 210 310 231 / E-mail archiv@soc.cas.cz / http://archiv.soc.cas.cz

Programme and registration

Please, register using the table at the CESSDA GDrive.

The most recent version of the draft programme and the registration are available on the CESSDA GDrive in the following folder on the CESSDA GDrive: "CESSDA Widening - Widening 2019 - 04 project meetings - Kick-off Prague 23-24/01/2018". Should you have questions, please feel free to contact the organisers at CESSDA.Training@soc.cas.cz (available from 28/11).


The venue is located in the city centre within walking distance from many hotels and from stations of two lines of the Prague Metro (A – green line, B – yellow line) nearby. It is, therefore, easy to reach from many locations. Please find bellow a selection of hotels in walking distance to the meeting venue, which are often used by participants of our meetings. 

Please note that the availability and prices might vary depending on the time of booking.

Travelling to Prague

Download MAP (venue and recommended hotels)

Václav Havel Airport Prague (Ruzyně): http://www.prg.aero/
Trains and buses: https://jizdnirady.idnes.cz/vlakyautobusy/spojeni/

Transport from the airport

  • Bus number 119: Prague Airport – Nádraží Veleslavín (Metro A). Transfer to Metro. After you get to Metro take a train to „Můstek“. This is the fast and cheap option.
  • Airport Taxi: Departure points are displayed in front of the arriving halls.
  • Airport Express Bus: Goes to Prague Main Train Station (metro line C).

Transport from Airport: https://www.prg.aero/en/transport-airport

How to buy a bus ticket at the airport: Purchase a ticket before boarding the bus from a ticket machine or the Prague Public Transit company (DPP) counter. Ticket machines are located directly at the bus stops and around arrival halls. Some older ticket machines accept only coins, new ones also other cash and contactless credit cards. Public Transportation counters are placed in the arrival halls of Terminals 1 and 2. The Basic (90 minutes) ticket for 32 CZK allows you to travel anywhere in the area of Prague city (i.e. tariff zones P, 0 and B) and includes the metro, trams, city buses, Petřín funicular, ferries and the selected railway sections. If you travel with a large luggage, you need also a 16 CZK ticket for your luggage (cabin size and smaller luggage is for free). Tickets for the Airport Express Bus can be bought only from the bus driver.

Public transportation in Prague

The Prague Public Transit Co.


  • Tick Tack – tel. (+420) 14222
  • AAA – tel. (+420) 14014

CZK/koruna/Kč exchange rate

1 EUR = 25.99 CZK (23/11/2018)