Quantum Models on Noncommutative and Deformed Spaces

Nis, SCG, November 3-7 2005



Nis, city in Serbia and Montenegro (formerly the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia), in the republic of Serbia, on the Nisava River. It is an important railway center, with railway repair facilities, and also a leading industrial center, with production of leather goods, tobacco products, and armaments. The University of Nis (1965) is here.

The city, an important center in ancient Roman times, was the birthplace of the 4th-century Roman emperor Constantine the Great. It fell in succession to the Huns, Bulgars, Magyars (Hungarians), Byzantines, Serbs, and Ottomans and was almost constantly in Ottoman possession from the 15th century until it was retaken by the Serbs in 1878. Nis was a capital of Serbia until 1901. It was occupied by the Germans during World War II (1939-1945). Population (1998 estimate) 249,845.

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Nis can be reached:

        by highway (E-75) Belgrade-Nis

        by bus from Belgrade Bus Station (departures: about 1-2 hours; price: about 7 EUR);
        by train from Belgrade, and then by a local bus (Serbian Railways)

The monetary unit is Yugoslav dinar.

- bills: 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 1000, 5000 dinars;
- coins: 50 para (1 dinar is composed of 100 para), 1 dinar, 2 dinars, 5 dinars;
- exchange rate: 1 EUR approx. 85 dinars (changes daily)

IMPORTANT: Certain nationalities need visas for a stay in Yugoslavia. Please check whether you need visas. For more details see here.