Key dates, Accommodation and Practical information

7th European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry
University of Helsinki, 10-12 January 2024, Helsinki, Finland
Key dates
  • Abstract submission opens: 20 May, 2023
  • Registration opens: 15 August, 2023
  • Abstract submission closes: 30 September, 2023
  • Notification of acceptance by: 15 October, 2023
  • Early Bird registration closes: 10 November, 2023
  • Registration closes: 5 December, 2023
  • Programme building by: 13 December, 2023
  • List of delegates by: 18 December, 2023

If you have any questions or need more information concerning the conference programme or abstract submissions, please do not hesitate to contact us:

In case of registration inquiries, please contact the local conference secretariat at Confedent International: 

Confedent International 
Phone: +358 50 4644 757 


The Congress Organisers have booked room quotas for the congress participants in the following hotels. When a reservation is done via the registration form the below-mentioned prices are valid. Availability of rooms can be guaranteed for early bookings. Delegates are free to make their own accommodation arrangements but availability or prices cannot be guaranteed and are at the delegate’s own risk. 
Early reservation of accommodation is recommended. 


Accommodation payment 

A hotel deposit of one night must be paid in advance together with the registration fees. The hotel deposit will be deducted from the total cost of accommodation. The remaining hotel payment will be charged at the hotel upon check-out. Reservations without full deposit payment cannot be accepted. The hotel has the right to charge all booked nights in case of late cancellation or early departure.  

If you are paying the fees against an invoice, kindly note that your reservation is guaranteed only after we have received the payment. If you require accommodation outside the given dates, please contact the local secretariat at  


All room rates include breakfast and VAT. 


Solo Sokos Hotel Helsinki 
Kluuvikatu 8 
00100 Helsinki 

The new Solo Sokos Hotel Helsinki is a tribute to Helsinki and its urban elegance. The new era of hotel Helsinki seeks its inspiration in the capital's colours, atmosphere and iconic details. 

Distance from congress venue, Minerva Plaza: 300 m 

Room rates (per room / night) 
EUR 155,00 Standard single room 
EUR 175,00 Standard double room 


Hotel Arthur
Vuorikatu 19
00100 Helsinki

The private and cosy Hotel Arthur is located in Helsinki city centre right next to the Central Railway Station. Helsinki's most prominent sights, large department stores and theatres are all within walking distance of the hotel. The Helsinki University metro station and tram stops for tram lines 3, 9, 6T and 6 are next to the hotel.

Distance from the congress venue, Minerva Plaza: 600 m

Room rates (per room / night)
EUR 105,00 Standard single room
EUR 115,00 Standard twin room


Linnakatu 9
00160 Helsinki 

Budget accommodation with a cosy atmosphere and great location in the Katajanokka district close to the Marina Congress Center. Rooms are clean and comfortable, yet fairly basic and minimalistic. Shower and WC facilities are shared with other guests, males and females are separated. Most sights of Helsinki are within a short walking distance.  

Distance from the congress venue, Minerva Plaza: 1,3 km 

Room rates (per room / night)
EUR 82,00 Classic single room
EUR 92,90 Standard twin room 

Conference venue

The conference will be held at the University of Helsinki City Centre Campus in the Main building.

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