University of Helsinki


The workshop is held in the Main Building of University of Helsinki, Unioninkatu 34, Located by the Senate square in the heart of Helsinki, the empire style Main Building has been the administrative and ceremonial centre of the university since its opening in 1832. The Main Building is easily reachable by foot in the city center and trams run nearby. Here you can find the Main Building from Google Maps. The city of Helsinki also offers a free web-based Map Service.


Using public transportation in Helsinki and capital area is easy. To find a route to your destination, use Journey Planner (Mobile version). There's also a mobile app to buy tickets conveniently.

An example convenience Journey Planner query:

From Airport to Main Building

Hotels in vicinity

If you need accommodation, city centre has many options to choose from. Many are within walking distance from the venue or at least within a short tram or bus ride.

Hotel Arthur ☆☆☆

A moderately priced hotel in an excellent location close to the venue.

Link: Hotel Arthur

Hotel AVA ☆☆☆

Located on the edge of Kumpula gardens, inexpensive AVA is a good choice if you don't mind a bit longer travel time to the venue.

Link: Hotel AVA

Scandic Hotel Park ☆☆☆☆

Located right next to Finnish National Opera and Töölönlahti (Töölö Bay), this nordic chain-hotel offers everything you'd expect from a bigger hotel for a moderate price. The venue can be reached easily with a tram and short walk.

Link: Scandic Hotel Park

Social dinner

Social dinner event will be held at Restaurant Savu on July 28th.