Travel and venue

University of Tampere is centrally located in the town, some 500 meters from the railway station.

Traveling via Tampere-Pirkkala Airport (TMP)

Tampere-Pirkkala Airport is located about 15 kilometres from the centre of Tampere. There is a bus connection from airport to the centre (4,70 euros; can be bought from driver; see timetable). The taxi fare is from 30-40 euros.

Traveling via Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL)

Tampere is 180 kilometres northwest from Helsinki. From Helsinki-Vantaa airport there is a frequent and comfortable bus connection to the center of Tampere (duration: approx. 2,5 hours). There are also daily flights between Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL) and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport (TMP), the flight time being 30 minutes. It is also possible to first take a bus to Tikkurila or City Centre of Helsinki and take a train from there to Tampere.

Accommodation in Tampere

The business hotels nearby University of Tampere include Sokos Hotel Villa and Holiday Inn Tampere. For budget travellers we recommed Dream Hostel and Omena Hotel Tampere II. City of Tampere tourist information can provide you with several other alternatives within a walking distance.

Seminar Venue

The seminar location is at University of Tampere in Paavo Koli Hall, in the Pinni A -building (see the map below). Keynote will take place in Pinni B, lecture hall B1096. Get-together on Monday evening is organised in Pinni B as well.


Paavo Koli Hall in Pinni A


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