The workshop will be held in the historic University of Helsinki main building, Helsinki, Finland. Entrance is from Fabianinkatu 33.
The location is right in downtown Helsinki, near to the main harbour and historic main square. There are numerous hotels, restaurants and hostels within walking distance. Helsinki is a very pleasant place in the summer, with daytime temperatures typically between 20 and 25 degrees C, and nights not much cooler thanks to the white nights.
Helsinki is a very well connected city. The Helsinki airport has currently daily direct flights from 10 cities in Asia, 3 in North America (New York, Chicago, Toronto) and more than 40 major cities in Europe. There are also daily ferries from Stockholm, Sweden (10 hours), Tallinn, Estonia (2 hours) and St. Petersburg, Russia (10 hours) and a modern fast (3.5 hours) train from St. Petersburg.
If you need to apply for a visa to enter Finland in order to participate in the workshop, the Visa application to the Finnish Embassy can be supplemented by the official confirmation of the payment of the registration fee. No additional document such as an letter of invitation is required. The organizing committee can provide the official acknowledgement of your participation if it is required by the local administration of your institution.
Practical information (updated 19.06.2017)
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How to Find Us
The workshop will be held in main building of University of Helsinki, which is located right in the downtown. The downtown can be easily reached from the airport by public transport or taxi and 8 minutes walk from the central railway station.