Travel & Registration Information
Visas & Passports for Korea: Foreign nationals entering the Republic of Korea are generally required to have a valid passport and a Korean visa. However, many are permitted visa-free entry for a limited time under certain conditions following the "Citizens of the Countries under the Visa Exemption Agreement". Please refer to the Visit Korea website.
Accomodation & Venue
- List of hotels that offer special rates for participants of the 8th IFoU conference (PDF file).
- Plan and information on the venue; how to get there from the airport (PDF file).
Registration Types & Fees
To register with this conference, please use the IFoU 2015 Registration Form.
Registrations can be cancelled up to 30 days before the event starts subject to an administrative fee of 100 USD (US Dollars). Refunds will be processed within 4 weeks after the conference.
Terms and Conditions for the Participation with the Conference
By registering with this conference, the registrant agrees to the following terms and conditions, unless any agreements to the contrary are made in writing.
Cancellation of the Registration by the Conference Registrants
Registrants can cancel their registration any time prior to the start of the conference in writing by e-mail or postal letter to
the conference organizers. If the registrations fees have been paid to and received by the conference organizers, the registrants will be refunded according to the following schedule.
- Cancellation by the registrant up to and including 30 days before the conference starts: guaranteed refund of the amount of registration fees minus possible bank or credit card fees, which were already paid to and received by the conference organizers, and subject to an administrative service fee of 100 USD (US Dollars).
- Cancellation by the registrant 29 days or less before the conference starts: no guaranteed refund. In case the conference organizers can easily find a replacement registration from a possible waiting list, the conference organizers may refund part of the received registration fee at their sole discretion, subject to an administrative
service fee of 100 USD (US Dollars).
Refunds will be processed within 4 weeks after the event. In case a Visa needs to be obtained to travel to the conference, we recommend that the Visa is applied for by the registrant as early as possible to avoid possible losses from a cancellation.
Cancellation of the Registration or the Conference by the Conference Organizers
In case the conference is cancelled by the organizers, or the individual registration is cancelled by the organizers, registrant will be informed by e-mail by the conference organizers, and will be refunded the full amount of registration fees minus possible bank or credit card fees, which were already paid to and received by the conference organizers, within 4 weeks.
In any case, the conference organizers will not be able to refund any costs resulting from travel bookings (flight, train, car rental, etc.), accommodation bookings (hotel, motel, B&B, etc.), insurance coverage and/or other bookings and services related to travelling to and attending the conference. To avoid possible losses to the registrant in case of cancellation of the conference or individual registration by the organizers, it is recommended that the registrant book refundable third party services only.
Applicability of Early Bird Rates
In case the registrant registered for the conference with an early bird rate, registrant must make sure that the due amount is transferred to and received by the conference organizers no later than 14 days after the early bird deadline. Otherwise, a new invoice with the regular registration rate will be issued by the conference organizers and charged to the registrant.
Liability and Insurance Coverage
The conference organizers decline any responsibility for losses or damages arising to the registrant while travelling to/from the conference, and while attending the conference. It is the registrant’s sole responsibility to have adequate travel, health, and liability insurance coverage. The conference organizer will provide accident insurance coverage only at the venue of the conference during the conference hours, and at the venues of and during possible conference dinners or conference outings.
The Conference Organizers
Seoul, January 2015.