General Information – University of Copenhagen

General Information


Conference participants are expected to organize their own travel and stay in Copenhagen.

Arriving at the Airport (Lufthavn): The city center is only a 15 minutes ride with the metro - the conference venue is only a 15-minutes metro ride (M1) and 5-minutes walk along Njalsgade (stop: Islands Brygge, coming directly from the airport, change at Christianshavn). see a map of the University here.

Arriving at Copenhagen Central Station (Københavns Hovedbanegård): The city centre is in walking distance, the conference venue at the University is only a 10-15 minute bus or train ride away. Take bus 5A to Amager Boulevard/Amager Fælledvej and walk from here. Or take Bus 33 from Rådhuspladsen and walk from there. see MAP. You can check for your most convenient eonnections on

Getting to ARKEN Musuem of Modern Art

The conference venue on the 7th of December will be at ARKEN - Museum of Modern Art at the seaside in Ishøj. Please calculate at least 40 minutes to get here and maybe also check your train connections on in advance. Take the s-train to Ishøj station. Bus 128, going directly to the museum, leaves in front of the station at 8:49 (there's no other bus connection around that time). You can alternatively group and take a taxi (~65DKK) or walk (30min!!). See a map of ARKEN's location. A bus will be leaving ARKEN after the roundtable at 16:56.


Online registration is now CLOSED: In case of short notice cancellations we will successively contact registered people on the waiting list.

FOR REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS: Please note that in case of short notice cancellations, a refund of the conference fee will only be possible until November 25.

On-site registration opens on Wednesday, 5 December, at 8:00 and on Thursday, 6 December, at 8:30 in the hallway of building 22. see map of University above.


There's a variety of hotels, hostels and excellent private accommodation in Copenhagen.
The selection below is only a suggestion. Please note that the University has a special agreement with some of the hotels.

Budget Accommodation
rent unique Copenhagen style rooms or apartments from locals all over town
private room in shared apartment from 28 EUR / night, whole apartments from 80 EUR / night  

H.C. Andersens Boulevard 50, 1553 København V
in walking distance to University and central station (and city)
dorm bed from 150 DKK / 20 EUR / night

Standard Accommodation

WakeUp Copenhagen
centrally located, stylish, affordable hotel
limited conference allotment until December: singles from 535 DKK / 72 EUR / night (booking code 37932468)

Hotel Copenhagen
within walking distance to the conference venue at the University, good public transport (metro/bus Islands Brygge)
Single rooms from 495 DKK / 66 EUR / night

Cabinn City Hotel
centrally located behind Tivoli Gardens, 10-minutes bus ride to University
limited conference allotment until december: single rooms at 520 DKK / 69,80 EUR / night (download and fill in booking form here)

Zleep Hotel Astoria
within walking distance to central station and city, good public transport facilities
single rooms from 599 DKK / 80 EUR, specials from 450 DKK / 60 EUR / night.

Higher Standard

Axel Hotel Guldsmeden
centrally located in Vesterbro, 4-star inner city spa hotel with private penthouse suites, organic restaurant, courtyard
close to central station and city, limited conference allotment until November: singles at 815 DKK / 108 EUR / night (mail to booking[at] and refer to booking number 221907)

Copenhagen Strand
centrally located close to 'Nyhavn', 3-star hotel housed in one of the harbour front's original warehouses, close to public transport (metro: Nyhavn)
single rooms from 854 DKK / 115 EUR / night