Practical information

Event locations

The meeting will be held in the center campus of the University of Helsinki. On Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd of February, we will use the seminar room in the main building (Fabianinkatu 33) and on Saturday morning, the 3rd of February, we will use a seminar room in the Porthania building (Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki). The archaeology department is located in the Topelia building (Unioninkatu 38 F), where we will have an informal get-together on Wednesday evening. The Finnish Museum of Natural History is located at Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 13, about 1,1 km south from the central campus.

Travelling to Helsinki

You can travel from the airport to the city center by train or, for example, by taxi. Routes and more information about the trains and other public transportation in Helsinki can be found here (HSL link). If you travel to Helsinki by ship, both Katajanokka and Eteläsatama harbors are also located near the central campus area.


There are several hotels very close to the central campus.

Near and good hotels:

Hotel Arthur

Scandic Kaisaniemi

Bob W Kluuvi

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Helsinki

Scandic Grand central

Solo Sokos Hotel Helsinki


20 minutes walk and good hotel:

Töölö Towers


Tram distance and good hotel:

Hotel Valo


Hostel nearby:

Moi Aikatalo Hotel Helsinki


Apartments nearby:

Bob W City Centre

Stay Here Apartment Liisa

Töölö Towers (20 minutes walk)