Practical Information


The Conference will be held at the University of Helsinki Central Campus. The conference venue is located in the Main Building of the University of Helsinki (Fabianinkatu 33).

Accessibility: The room is accessible by wheelchair. Wheelchair entrance is on Fabiankatu 33 (the new side entrance of the main building).


Arriving in Helsinki

Helsinki-Vantaa Airport is located 19 kilometers from the centre of Helsinki.

 How to get between the airport and the city centre:

  • Taxi (40-50 €)
  • Airport Taxi Yellow Line offers transportation rom airport to city centre with special price. tel. +358 (0)600 555 555 (1,25 €/call+local call charge)
  • Train "Ring Rail Line" from the Airport to city centre (timetable). A regional ticket costs 5,50 euros and can be purchased from Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) ticket machines and onboard trains from a ticket sales carriage.  
  • Bus, Finnair City Bus (6-7 €, timetable)
  • Public Transport Bus (5,50 €, timetable)

For more information see Arriving in Helsinki at the city of Helsinki’s official website for tourism and travel information.

Transportation in Helsinki
  • Timetables and routes of public transport can be found at the Helsinki Journey Planner
  • There are numerous taxi stands around the city centre and they can also be hailed. Taxis can be ordered from the number +358 100 0700 ((1,17€/call +0,25€/10 seconds + local call charge), the service is open 24 hours a day.

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel
Mikonkatu 23

Beautiful Helsinki city centre hotel with award-winning Restaurant Kitzens and short walk from train station, bus station and the airport buses. Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee maker, free WiFi and Magic Dream beds with a pillow menu.

Distance from the conference venue: 500 m


Hotel Seurahuone
Kaivokatu 12

Historically over 180 years old Seurahuone  is a high class business hotel and is one of the most traditional hotels in Finland. A hotel is located right next to The Central Railway Station. A pillow menu and free WiFi are offered.

Distance from the conference venue: 700 m


Hotel Arthur
Vuorikatu 19

Cozy Hotel Arthur is located in the very heart of Helsinki. Hotel Arthur's traditions can be traced back to 1907, when the hotel was opened on Vuorikatu in a beautiful art nouveau-style building. Free WiFi.

Distance from the conference venue: 500 m


Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki
Kuuvikatu 8

Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki is located on the pulse of the city, between Ateneum Art Museum and Senate Square in the centre of the capital with its busy shopping area. All hotel rooms have a youthful Scandinavian theme. Wireless, free broadband connection in all rooms and public areas. Breakfast included.

Distance from the conference venue: 170 m


Hotel Cumulus Kaisaniemi – is now Scandic Kaisaniemi!
Kaisaniemenkatu 7

Centrally located hotel with modern atmosphere and wifi in rooms. Breakfast included.

Distance from conference venue: 700 m


Hostel Domus Academica
Hietaniemenkatu 14

The environmentally-friendly hostel offers a free morning sauna. All rooms have a private kitchenette with a refrigerator, toilet, and shower. The rooms also have a wired internet access. Breakfast can be purchased separately at the hostel.

Distance from conferece venue: n. 2km


Linnankatu 9

Hostel-style accommodation. Please check the best deal at

Distance from the conference venue: 1,5 km


Other good options:

Maps and Tourist Info

Visit Helsinki - Helsinki's official website for tourism and travelling

Download here a city guide to Helsinki.

Download here a map of the Helsinki central area