12th Edition - Iasi ROMANIA

Education, Research, Deveplopment and Manufacturing

of Electronic Packages

September 21-24, Iasi, Romania







Call for papers


Steering Committee















How to Get



Visiting Iasi




How to Get to the Symposium Site



From the International Iasi Airport:
From the Iasi airport you can take a taxi; currently they charge 1.5 RON/km.



Departure Arrival

Viena - Iaşi

Austria flight, daily, except Saturday

10:40 13:10

Iaşi - Viena

Austria flight, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday

14:25 15:00

From Iasi Train Station:
The railway station is marked R1 on the map. You can also take a taxi (1.5 RON/km).


INTERNAL TRAINS Departure Arrival
Bucuresti - Iasi IC 561 06:35 12:37
R 661 12:00 18:35
A 1661 16:00 22:29
IC 563 17:19 23:42
R 663 23:00 05:23
Iasi - Bucuresti IC 12562 05:16 11:45
A 1662 05:44 12:32
R 662 14:54 21:07
IC 564 16:23 22:31
R 664 23:26 05:46
Cluj Napoca - Iasi A 1839 01:08 10:02
A 1933 09:18 18:10
A 1834 13:17 22:18
A 1767 21:49 06:55
Iasi - Cluj Napoca A 1833 06:02 15:33
A 1931 11:44 20:48
A 1768 14:59 23:53
A 1830 19:19 04:40
Timisoara - Iasi A 1834 06:42 22:18
A 1767 15:00 06:55
A 1838 17:50 10:02
Iasi - Timisoara A 1768 14:59 06:32
Budapesta (Keleti) - Bucuresti 17:50 05:02
Budapesta (Keleti) - Cluj Napoca 14:05 22:00


By car

If you decide to drive to Iasi, you can enter in the city from Roman or Vaslui.

If you are coming from Roman, on DN28, you have to follow the route: Sos. Păcurari, P-ţa Mihai Eminescu, B-dul Carol I (left), up to the University building, on the right side.

If you are coming from Vaslui, on DN24, you have to follow the route: Şos. Bucium, B-dul Socola (front), P-ţa Podu Roşu, str. Palat (front-right), B-dul Ştefan cel Mare şi Sfnt (left), str. Arcu (left), str. Gavril Muzicescu (right), P-ţa Mihai Eminescu, B-dul Carol I (left), up to the University building, on the right side.





A list of hotels in Iasi is provided below. Reservations should be made either through the organizing committee by completing the online hotel reservation form (available after 1 April) or directly contacting the hotels.

A limited number of campus hostel rooms will be reserved by the organizing committee.

You can choose for accommodation on of the following:


hotels of the University


hotels in Iasi:

For more details you could visit the site: http://www.hoinari.ro/cauta.php?c=Iasi 

An informative medium price is 50 euro/night, for a single room with bath. For more information and reservation, please contact the organizers.



Visiting Iasi


The city of Iaşi is the main city of the north-east part of the country, in a hills region, an old city with a strong cultural tradition. The city has a surface of 3.770 ha and a population of 339.889 people.

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The Palace of Culture 


The Palace was inaugurated in 1926 by the Romanian king Ferdinand de Hohenzollern. It was built on the ruins of an old Moldavian castle (1434), in neogothic flamboyant style, with ornamental details, designed by the architect I.D.Berindei. Today is the site of important museums and exhibitions.





The Metropolitan Cathedral of Moldavia and Bucovina

A monumental cathedral, in baroque style, was finished in 1887, after a final design by Alexandru Orascu, in the time of Carol I regency. Was painted inside by the Romanian master Gheorghe Tatarascu and the relics of Saint Paraschiva, the protector of Moldavia are venerated here.




"Vasile Alecsandri" National Theatre 


The building is the oldest and the most beautiful theatre in the country, finished in 1896, after a design of the Wiener architects Fellner and Helmer, who had also designed theatres of Wien, Prague, Odessa, Zurich. The curtain was painted by Wiener master M. Lenz, the iron curtain and the ceiling were painted by Al. Goltz and the main candelabrum is of Wiener crystal, with 109 bulbs. Theatre and Opera are both working here.

The Roznovanu Palace (The Mayor House)


Is a neoclasic palace, rich decorated inside, built in the last three decades of the XVIIIth century, after a design by Johan Freywald. Was property of noble Rosetti - Roznovanu family, of royalty and finally of the state. Its walls were silent witnesses of important historical events of the country.


"The Three Hierarchs Saints" Monastery
Was built between 1637-1639, in the kinghood of Vasile Lupu and covered by gold inside and outside (the exterior gold was spoiled later by Ottomans). The external decoration represents a stone lacery, with more then 30 different motifs, which made it unique. Inside are graves of Moldavian kings (and members of their families) and also the grave of the first king of united Romanian countries, Alexandru Ioan Cuza (1859-1866).



The "Dosoftei" House


Its an archaic rock house, built in the second half of the XVIIth century and belonging initially to the "Saint Nicolae Lordly" Church. Here worked in 1679 a typography, were a few of the first books in Romanian language were printed, by the humanist metropolitan bishop Dosoftei. Today is an old Romanin literature museum, containing old original important manuscripts.


The "Saint Nicolae Lordly" Church

The oldest religious monument in Iaşi, built in the years 1491-1492 by the most important Moldavian king, Ştefan cel Mare, is an coronation church. It was renovated at the end of the XIX century and masterly re-painted inside by the France painters Boris Bernard, Emilie Mempiot and P. Mauretal.




The "Bărboi" Church


A monumental church with Doric columns supporting the porch was built between years 1841-1844, on the foundation of an older church (1615). Here are buried the Romanian writer Alecu Russo and the king Ioan Sandu Sturdza and in the tower was found the library of Romanian writer Costache Conachi.    



The "Golia" Monastery

The church of the monastery was built by the Moldavian boyar Ioan Golia, in the XVIth century and monumentally re-constructed by Moldavian king Vasile Lupu, between years 1650-1653. Monastery is surrounded by a tall wall with spires and a bells tower of 30 m height and 120 inside steps, from where the whole "city of the seven hills" can be admired.



The "Mihai Eminescu" Main University Library


Is one of the most important four libraries in the country and has a very valuable old books collection. The building has the aspect of a king house and was built by the Romanian engineer Emil Prager between years 1930-1934, after a design of Romanian architect Constantin Jotzu, realized for the  University Foundation of the Romanian king Ferdinand I Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen.    


The "Al. I. Cuza" University


Is the oldest University in Romania, founded at the 26 of October 1860 by the first king of the united kingdom of Romania, Alexandru Ioan Cuza. The actual monumental building of university was built between years 1893-1897, after a design by Louis Blanc, and inaugurated by king Carol I. Inside can be admired the famous "Lost Steps Hall", wall painted by Sabin Bălaşa. In the front of the two entrances of the University are watching the statues of A.D.Xenopol, sculpted by C.Baraschi, and of M. Kogalniceanu, sculpted by W.Hegel. 



The “Copou” Park and Eminescu’s linden tree


The area became a park around years 1833-1834 and was transformed in a modern garden by
Mihalache Sturza. It’s well known for its statues (the “Junimea” path, with the statues of the most important Moldavian writes, linked by the city of Iasi) and fir its stone obelisk with four lions, representing the four European nations which have recognized the Romanian countries independence.

In this park, under his linden tree which still lives today, the Romanian greatest poet Mihai Eminescu used to rest and meditate. An Eminescu museum was open here today.      



Botanical Garden of Iasi
The first botanical garden was organized in Iasi in the XVIIth century. It was moved in the actual area in the year 1960 and covers a surface of 105 ha, being one of the greatest in the world. It is organized in three departments: green hoses, with 12 compartments; ornamental area of 4.5 ha, with 2200 different species; roses area, with 800 sort of noble roses.




The “Cetăţuia” Monastery

Was built between years 1669-1672 by Moldavian king Gheorghe Duca. The architectonic ensemble was realized as a fortified lordly residence, with king residence and outbuildings. Today can be visited here also a monastery museum and the whole city of Iaşi can be admired from its hill.




The “Ion Creangă” Hovel

The little house in traditional Moldavian style is the memorial house of the great Romanian writer Ion Creangă, who lived here between years 1872-1889. It was built before 1850 in the Ţicău slum, also called “The Wiping Valley”. The house was organized as a memorial house in 1918 and is the first of this kind in the country.      


A lot of many other memorial houses, museums, monuments, monastery and churches can be visited in the area, witnesses of past time rich of important historical and cultural events. Only a few are mentioned here any more:

- “Mihail Sadoveanu” Memorial House

- “Mihail Kogalniceanu” Memorial House

- “Vasile Pogor” Memorial House and the Literature Museum of Moldavia

- “Galata” Monastery

- "Hlincea" Monastery with the holy icon

and list can continue.


Ministry of Education and Research


Romanian Association for Electronics Industry and Software


Association for Promoting Electronic Technology


IEEE Romania Section


2005 Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications Iasi