Copenhagen

The conference will take place in the heart of Copenhagen, Denmark. Copenhagen is the most populated city in Denmark with around 1.25 million people living in the urban area of the city. The city was founded by the Vikings in the 10th century and became the capital of Denmark in the 15th century. Nowadays Copenhagen focuses on the cultural and urban development. It is one of the biggest financial centers in northern Europe and has also a very vivid economy.

Copenhagen is a very popular destination for tourists. With its far-reaching history and lots of attractions over 700 000 tourists visit the city each year. In addition the Copenhagen Port with more than 250 cruise liners per year attract even more people to pay the city a visit.

Copenhagen is not only known for its tourism but also for the great number of education opportunities in the city. More than 94 000 students are enrolled at the three major universities. The University of Copenhagen is the oldest one in Denmark and has been ranked as one of the best in Europe. It offers several degrees of education in a variety of different subjects ranging from health and medical to law and theology.

Conference Venue

The main conference program running 25.08.-27.08.2015 is located at
Tivoli Hotel / Congress Center
Arni Magnussons Gade 2
1577 Copenhagen

Denmark

Doctoral consortium, workshops and tutorials running on 24.08.2015 are located at
Aalborg University
A.C. Meyers Vænge 15
2450 Copenhagen

Denmark

Travel

The main airport of Copenhagen (CPH) is located relative close to the city and can be easily reached with public transport. It is the largest airport in Scandinavia and serves as the main hub for all flights in the region. There are many airlines which fly to and from Copenhagen on a daily basis.

The city center can be reached by bus, metro, train or taxi. The stations for each travel option are highlighted at the airport terminal exits.

Getting Around

Bus/Metro

Tickets for the bus and metro can be purchased at each station throughout the city. The closest bus station to the conference venue is called "Tivoli Hotel" and "Godsbanegarden". The nearest train station is called "Dybbøsbro Station". The nearest bus station to Aalborg University (for doctoral consortium, workshops and tutorials running on 24.08.) is "Scandiagade". You can get there using bus line 30 (direction: "Flintholm St.") from the station "Tivoli Hotel" next to the conference hotels.

More info about the metro system can be found at: http://intl.m.dk/. If you would like to look up a specific connection you can make use of http://www.rejseplanen.dk

Car rental

The main car rental places are around the main train station and the airport.

  • Airport:
    Most of the rental places at the airport can be found in terminal 3. (Hertz, Avis, …)
  • Main train station:
    Hertz: Ved Vesterport 3, 1612 Copenhagen
    Budget: Vester Farmiagsgade 7, 1606 Copenhagen

Taxi

There are four main taxi providers in Copenhagen:

Bicycle

The city of Copenhagen belongs to cyclists. Many bike rental places are automated, self-service bicycle stands found throughout the city. The closest rental shop to the conference venue is:
Baisikeli bike rental
Ingerslevsgade 80
1368 Copenhagen

Accomodation

The recommended hotels are:

Wakeup Carsten Niebuhrs (connected to the Tivoli Congress Cente)
Special Conference rate of 755 DKK per night for a single room including breakfast buffet and free WI-FI (special rate available till July 20 2015).
Carsten Niebuhrs Gade 11
1577 Copenhagen V
Denmark

Tivoli Hotel (connected to the Tivoli Congress Cente)
Special Conference rate of 1295 DKK per night for a single / 1395 DKK per night for a double room including breakfast buffet (special rate available till July 20 2015).
Arni Magnussons Gade 2
1577 Copenhagen V
Denmark

Eat and Drink

There are lots of great restaurants and bars around town. Many are located near the city center.

Below you can find some recommendations.

Good to Know

Currency

The danish currency is Danish Kroner (DKK). One krone is divided into 100 øre and equals approx. 0.14 €.

Power Supply

Alike most other European countries, Denmark uses two-pin continental plugs. Power supply is 220-volt AC, 50Hz.

Tourist Information

The main tourist information center is located near the main train station of Copenhagen.

Address:
Copenhagen Visitors Centre
Vesterbrogade 4a
1620 Copenhagen

More detailed information about the city can be found on their website, http://www.visitcopenhagen.com/