Practical information
Conference in History and Philosophy of Education in Helsinki 15-16.6.2023.

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Practical information


The conference will be held at the University of Helsinki City Centre Campus in the Metsätalo building (Forest House), 3rd floor. The address is Unioninkatu 40 / Fabianinkatu 39.

You can plan your route inside the capital region with the HSL Route planner.

Notice that the venue has changed!


Metsätalo (conference venue): student canteen. VEG & VEGAN.

Fazer Café: soups, salads, baked potatoes, quiches, pastries & specialty coffees. VEG. Approx. 2 min walk from Metsätalo 

Tiedekulma café: breakfasts and lunch soups. VEG. Also a book store + University of Helsinki merch! Approx. 5 min walk from Metsätalo.

Espresso Edge: sandwiches, soups, salads, baked potatoes, smoothies. VEG & VEGAN. Approx. 4 min walk from Metsätalo 

Zen Sushi: sushi, bowls, noodles. VEG. Approx. 5 min walk from Metsätalo. 

VEG = vegetarian options available

VEGAN = vegan options available

During summertime, Helsinki is a popular travel destination for tourists, so it is better to book your accommodation well in advance. We have collected some places to stay just a walking distance away from Athena. Scandic Kaisaniemi, Scandic Hakaniemi, Radisson Blu Aleksanteri Hotel, Forenom Serviced Apartments Helsinki Kruununhaka.

For some cheaper options, we recommend you to check places listed bellow: Töölö Towers, Eurohostel, Hotel Arthur, Omena Hotel Helsinki

For hostels, check Hostelworld

For more practical information see Guide for visitors via the link below.

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