Venue and accommodation


The conference will be held in the House of Science and Letters (in Finnish: Tieteiden Talo, street address: Kirkkokatu 6) in Kruununhaka, Helsinki. Kruununhaka is a beautiful, calm neighbourhood within a walking distance from the Helsinki downtown area. The neighbourhood is home to buildings such as the Helsinki Cathedral, Presidential Palace as well as several departments of the University of Helsinki. See map of the area.

House of Science and Letters

House of Science and Letters (image:


We recommend that you make a hotel reservation early. Most hotels offer flexible cancellation options. Helsinki is a popular destination in June.

Here are some hotel options for you to consider:

Kämp Collection Hotels. Several luxury and boutique hotels in the heart of Helsinki, including Hotel Haven, Hotel Lilla Roberts, Hotel Fabian, Hotel Klaus K, and 20 percent off the Hotel St. George’s.

There are several 3-4 star hotels in the city center, within walking distance of the conference venue. See, e.g., Scandic Kaisaniemi, Hotel Arthur, Holiday Inn Helsinki City Center, and Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel.

Within a short tram ride is the neighborhood of Hakaniemi where options include Hilton Helsinki Strand and Scandic Hakaniemi. Hakaniemi is part of Kallio, a district with a broad selection of shops, restaurants and bars.

Omenahotelli offers budget friendly rooms in two locations: Lönnrotinkatu and Yrjönkatu. Both are located in the downtown area within a mile’s distance from the conference venue (or about 10-15 minutes if you take the tram).