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Your Attendance Guide

Frontiers in CardioVascular Biomedicine (FCVB) 2022 - Budapest, Hungary, 29 April - 1 May


This page is regularly updated.

We invite you to see additional information closer to the congress.



We are very pleased to welcome you onsite in Budapest. Please note that most COVID-19 restrictions in Hungary have been lifted since 9 March 2022. See the information below to ensure your journey is as fast and easy as possible.

Before you travel


Read the current official COVID-19 travel restrictions and what to expect during your stay.

It is your responsibility to ensure you check and comply with the latest health and travel regulations.

Visa Requirements and Invitation Letter

A customised invitation letter for visa purposes is available for delegates with a confirmation that registration has been paid in full. See more

Book your hotel

We have negotiated room allotments with some hotels in the centre of Budapest within easy reach of Semmelweis University. See more.

Create your programme

Browse through the Scientific Programme and select the sessions you don’t want to miss.

To personalise your programme we recommend you sign in first (in the top right corner of the screen) with your My ESC login and password.

To include the sessions you don’t want to miss in your personal programme, click on the heart. The session will be saved in “My Programme”.

Important: In the programme, timing is adjusted to your computer setting.

Print your badge

To ensure you can access the congress and start enjoying FCVB 2022 without delay, your congress badge must be printed in advance and presented at the congress entrance
Please note: digital versions on mobile phones, tablet and other devices will not be accepted. 
Print your badge here.

When you arrive in Budapest


From 9 March 2022, most COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted in Hungary. Please consult the Official Hungarian website for more information.

Getting to the congress venue

Semmelweis University

Basic Medical Science Center Semmelweis University

Tűzoltó str. 37-47, Distr. IX

1094 Budapest, HU

Learn more about transport and fares

Opening hours

  • Thursday 28 April
    • Registration and Speaker Service Centre: closed
  • Friday, 29 April
    • Registration and Speaker Service Centre: 07:30 - 18:00
    • Scientific sessions: 08:30 - 18:30
  • Saturday, 30 April
    • Registration and Speaker Service Centre: 07:30 - 17:00
    • Scientific sessions: 08:30 - 18:00
  • Sunday, 1 May
    • Registration and Speaker Service Centre: 07:30 - 13:00
    • Scientific sessions: 08:30 - 13:10

Time zone

All times are in Central European Summer Time.

While at the congress

Laboratory demonstrations

Semmelweis Laboratory visits are organised during the congress.

Interested in visiting one of the Semmelweis Laboratories during your FCVB experience?

Visits on 29 April 09:45 am CEST and 1 May 11:30 am CEST. Subscribe via the link here:

First come first serve


The individual safety and hygiene measures of all participants is our priority. All participants are also personally responsible for observing the safety and hygiene measures mentioned below.

  • Mouth and nose coverings: All restrictions are lifted, but we strongly recommend that delegates wear face masks in all enclosed spaces.
  • Cleaning and disinfection measures: 
    • All surfaces will be disinfected on a regular basis
    • Hand sanitiser dispensers will be provided at the venue
    • Cashless payments 
    • A reduced number of paper documents
  • COVID Testing: If you need to get tested in Budapest you can find centres through this link. The venue is located in the Ferenc Liszt International Airport.


Luggage and cloakroom facilities are available within the venue.

First Aid

Participants in need of medical treatment should refer to an ESC staff or call directly the Emergency Line 112

Coffee & Lunch breaks

Coffee breaks & lunches are included in the registration fee. The catering area is located on the right of the main entrance.


Share your experience, your opinions and your feedback on Twitter using #FCVB2022.

After the congress

Scientific Resources

Presentations slides & voice over  will be accessible on the congress platform, to all registered delegates until 16 May. CBCS Members can access these resources on ESC 365, the cardiology knowledge hub, from 17 May and all year long.

Not yet an CBCS Member? Join now!

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit and Certificate of Attendance

Please consult the dedicated page for more information.

Any questions?

This page is regularly updated. We invite you to check regularly for updates.

If you have read the above and have a question do not hesitate to contact the congress team: 

We're always here to help you.