OPENING HOURS IN KOSOVO:
Mostly all shops, stores, and pharmacies in Kosovo are opened from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Some supermarkets, bakeries, and kiosks are likely to be opened from 7 a.m. and closed at 10 p.m. or even 11 p.m.
CURRENCY AND HOW TO PAY IN KOSOVO:
Kosovo currency is €uro.
In most stores and shops, it is possible to pay both in cash and with a credit card. In the case of paying with a credit card, it is recommended to have an identification document by your side.
However, if you are buying some goods at the market or stands, it is advisable to have cash.
Electrical supply is 230V, 50Hz AC. Kosovo uses the standard European plugs.
The official language in Kosovo is Albanian. However, most people speak at least basic if not advanced English.
Kosovo time is in the Central European Time Zone (CET).
CET is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1). Like in most European countries, Summer Time is observed in Kosovo Time, where the time is shifted forward by one hour; 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2).
We can expect clear and sunny weather. The temperature is expected to range between 28°C - 30°C by day and around 13°C - 15°C by night.
HOW TO CALL KOSOVO FROM ABROAD:
To call Kosovo from abroad, you need to follow these steps:
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS WHEN IN KOSOVO:
*For international or mobile calls dial: +383 (omitting the first zero)
Kosovo is getting ready to host one of the biggest events ever organized in this country, the FISU University World Cup Handball 2022.
The event, which will be organized in July 2022, is expected to bring handball players from universities around the world.
From arriving at the international airport "Adem Jashari" or other border crossings, to accommodation, training and competitions, you will be closely connected with the capital of Kosovo, Pristina.
The country that breathes with sports and is known for its large number of young people, is ready to leave you with special memories in life.
Kosovan institutions will support the organization of this sports event and this was guaranteed by a Memorandum of Trilateral Cooperation between the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS), the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), and the University Sports Federation of Kosovo.
MCYS will support the organization of this championship with the amount of 100,000.00 EUR.
Whereas, MEST will provide infrastructural support such as: accommodation for 500 athletes in the Student’s Campus, offering the functional services at the Student Canteen and also the sports hall "October 1", where the games will take place.
The mmemorandum was signed by Minister Hajrulla Çeku, Minister Arbërie Nagavci and the President of FSUNK, Mrs. Diellza Shaqiri Kelmendi.
Around 500 athletes and students from all over the world, are expected to be part of the biggest event, Kosovo has ever organized.
A country of youth talents known as "Young Europeans", is making all preparations to make you feel as in your home.