Fifth Balkan Symposium of Archaeometry 2016


Venue, attractions

The symposium will be held in Sinaia, a year-round mountain resort in the heart of the Carpathians, about 130 km north of Bucharest, approximately 1.5 hours drive from the main international airport of Romania.

Sinaia is “the Pearl of the Carpathians”, a prime tourist attraction and in close proximity to many first class natural and historical attractions of Romania.

Extra activities, from visiting the Sinaia monastery and the Peles Castle (with its indoor beautiful art collection or the open-air folklore exhibition and market) to dinning and wining at restaurants with live Romanian and international music, mountain climbing, all are available within walking distance. Visits to old Transylvanian cities, like Brasov, Sibiu and Sighisoara, or to the Bran castle (“Dracula’s castle”) and Poiana Brasov are available by car, bus or train and can be arranged.


The venue of the symposium will be Hotel International, a four star complex, where most of the participants will be accommodated in single and double rooms and in luxury flats at the following prices:

  • Double room in single occupancy: 60 euro/day, about 270 lei (RON= Romanian currency)
  • Double room in double occupancy: 34 euro/ person/day, about 160 lei
  • Deluxe double room: 75 euro/day, about 340 lei

There will also be a limited number of suites available:

  • junior suite 83 euro/day, executive
  • junior suite 90 euro/day
  • one bedroom suite 125 euro/day

These prices are offered only if the participants are registered via the organizers.

Breakfast is included in room’s price.

Lunches will be served at the same hotel and are included in the fee.

Dinners can be pre-arranged at the same hotel at about 16 euro each, or the participants can chose to manage by themselves with these meals at other restaurants that are available around, within walking distance. A limited number of places in youth hostels just across the street will be available at lower rates for students (please contact the organizers for advice on such arrangements).

Organized by

Horia Hulubei National Institute for Physics and Nuclear Engineering

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University of Bucharest

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"Vasile Parvan" Institute of Archaeology - Romanian Academy Bucharest

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Abstract submission

The abstract submission form is available for download HERE

Registration form

The registration form is available for download HERE


The poster of the symposium is available for download HERE