The ESUG board is pleased to announce that the 25th ESUG conference/summer-school will be held in Maribor, Slovenia 4-8 September 2017; with Camp Smalltalk 3 September 2017. The conference is co-organised by University FERI https://feri.um.si/en/.


International Workshop

Slovenia and Maribor

Maribor is the second-largest city in Slovenia with about 96,000 inhabitants. It is also the largest city of the traditional region of Lower Styria.

Venue and Maps

Conference venue

The conference is planned to be held at the University of Maribor: https://feri.um.si/en/

To find the building (and entrance), have a look at the google map links below/ PLEASE NOTE that pictures on google maps are old. See here for a picture of the building, and with entrances marked here. Entrance will also be appropriately marked.


A downloadable PDF is available here: http://www.esug.org/data/ESUG2017/ESUG2017-map.pdf


We have chosen some of them in the center of Maribor. They are all located close to the location of Conference (max 400 m by foot).


City hotel Maribor (****)

  • webpage: http://www.cityhotel-mb.si/
  • Room types and prices:
    • Single room Standard: 71,50 EUR
    • Double room Standard 91,00 EUR
    • Single room Superior: 81,25 EUR
    • Double room Superior: 104,00 EUR

Hotel BWP Piramida

  • Single room hotel Piramida 84,00 Eur, (with 10% discount: 75,60 Eur)
  • Double room 114,00 Eur, (with 10% discount: 102,60 Eur)

Hotel Orel

  • Single room hotel Orel 65,00 Eur, (with 10% discount: 58,50 Eur)
  • Double room hotel Orel 85,00 Eur, (with 10% discount: 76,50 Eur)

Hotel Uni

  • Single room hostel Uni 54,00 Eur, (with 10% discount: 48,60 Eur)
  • Double room hostel Uni 64,00 Eur, (with 10% discount: 57,60 Eur)

You will make your own reservations. When placing a reservation, you have to say that you are a participant of the Conference, ESUG 2017.

How to reach Maribor

Taxi. We negotiated some reduction with the company named “Mikro taxi”. Prices for taxi from different airports to Maribor are as following:

  • From Graz: 50€
  • From Ljubljana and Zagreb: 100€
  • From Vienna: 170€.

Currently there can go 4 people in the car but with arrangement with taxi company also bigger car can be requested. Contact for taxi: ml.tim@telemach.net

Airport. The closest Airports are:

  • Maribor,
  • Ljubljana (1,5 hour),
  • Zagreb (1,5 hour) and
  • Graz (45 min),
  • Trieste (2,5 hours),
  • Vienna (2,5 hours) and Venice (2,5 hours).

At the airport you can use if you are enough to fill all the seats https://www.goopti.com/en/