General Information > Venue and Accomodation


The hotel  choosen by the conference organisation is hotel Al Mansour.

It has been choosen for its confort but also for facilitating the transfers to the conference place. The transfers will be organized by the organisation committee. For reasons of logistics and security it is imperative to reserve a room in this hotel during the 4 days of the conference.

In the registration form, you'll choose the type of room and you'll have to pay two nights as deposit. The remainder will be paid before May 31 on the account of the CIEAEM 70.

Information for visitors

Time and


Algeria is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1)

The Algerian weekend is on Friday and Saturday. Sunday is a working day.


The official currency in Algeria is the "dinar algérien".  1€ is for the moment about 130 dinars. A bureau de change will be open in the conference place.

Most of the credit cards are accepted in Algeria but cash is preferd in most shops and restaurants, particularly in the touristic areas.


Visa et Responsabilities


In order to obtain the visa you need an invitation from the local committee of organization as well as an insurance certificate telling that your insurance takes care of repatriation costs. See all needed documents on the website of Algerian consulate or embassy. The Algerian ministry of Foreign Affairs will grant to all participants to the conference courtesy visas (usually 85€) with priority delivery

In order to establish the invitations and the courtesy visas, the local Committee needs a copy of your passport: plase send it to WARNING: the validity date of your passport must be at least 6 monts after the date of your arrival.

Please also specify your place of residence so that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs can send the acceptance of the courtesy visa to the Consulate or Embassy you depend on. Be sure to include your name in the file name of your scanned document.

A certificate will be sent to you. If you come accompanied you will have to do the same for your companions.

Mobile phones

The international calling code for Algeria is +213. Please consult your mobile provider regarding international and local rates for Algeria. It is often easier to get an Algerian chip at the airport. Take a copy of the passport. The cost for a chip, internet and calls varies depending on the desired package. It takes about 20 to 25 euros.

Venue to Mostaganem

The nearest airport is Oran. Three airlines serve Algeria: Air France, Air Algeria and Aigle Azur and some low cost airlines (Vueling for example) provide from Spain among other flights to Oran. There are flights from most European capitals.

You can also go through Algiers and then take an internal flight to  Oran or take the train from Algiers which takes 4h 30 to Oran. Price first class ticket (very comfortable and safety) about 10 euros. This may be a possibility for those who wish to visit Algiers before or after the conference.

From Oran coach shuttles will be set up by the organizing committee. You must communicate as soon as you know your schedules of arrival and departure at the airport of Oran or the station of Oran.

From Marseille or Spain it is also possible to come by boat.

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