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Practical information

Faculty of Humanities, UCPH, South Campus.

Colloquium Venue

The colloquium venue is located in the buildings belonging to the Faculty of Law at the South Campus of the University of Copenhagen:

University of Copenhagen
South Campus
Faculty of Law
Karen Blixens Plads 16
2300 Copenhagen S
Denmark

Auditorium: 4A.0.69 (Building 4A, Ground Floor, Room 69)
Additional Room: 4A.1.60 (Building 4A, 1st Floor, Room 60)

Entrance points for the Faculty of Law, South Campus, University of Copenhagen.

A full map of the campus can be seen here.
The Google Map location can be seen here.

How To Get to the Venue

Getting there by bus
Take bus no. 12 from Vesterport Station or City Hall Square (Rådhuspladsen) or bus no. 33 from City Hall Square and get off at Islands Brygge Metro Station. You will find the colloquium venue in Building 04 practically a stone's throw from the station (marked with an "M" on the map).

Getting there by metro
Take the metro to Islands Brygge Metro Station. You will find the colloquium venue in Building 04 practically a stone's throw from the station (marked with an "M" on the map).

See Getting Around below for more information on public transportation and tickets.

Arriving in Copenhagen

By plane
Copenhagen Airport is serviced by most international airlines. There are numerous budget flight to Copenhagen as well as to nearby Malmö in Sweden. Malmö is linked to Copenhagen by road bridge, with trains running around the clock.

The airport is located at Kastrup, 8 kilometers from central Copenhagen. It is connected by train, bus, metro, and taxi services.

A taxi from the airport to central Copenhagen takes about 20 minutes and costs about DKK 200,-. Taxies can be ordered from Taxi Nord (ph.: +45 48 48 48 48), Amager-Øbro Taxi (ph.: +45 32 51 51 51), and other companies.

By train or bus
Copenhagen Central Station is connected by frequent trains and buses to most other parts of Europe.

Getting Around

Public Transportation
The public transportation system consists of buses, trains, and metro which can all be used with the same tickets. The metro connects the airport, the city centre, and the colloquium venue, and will usually be the most convenient choice of transportation.

A map of the city's two metro lines can be found here.

Tickets

Tickets can be bought at most train stations, in a number of kiosks, and from the metro ticket machines located in all metro stations. Alternatively, you can buy them via the DOT Mobilbilletter app (available in English via Google Play and App Store).

The easiest solution probably is to buy a Citypass which covers central city and airport transportation. If you only need limited public transportation, it might be cheaper to buy single tickets.

You can read more about Copenhagen's public transportation system here.

Accommodation

Copenhagens offers a wide range of accommodation with varying degrees of comfort. Websites such as popularhotels.com, booking.com, and tripadvisor.com can help provide an overview of the options available.

Below are a few sample suggestions of hotels, hostels, and private accommodation services. Please make sure to book as early as possible.

Hotels
Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel is a skyline hotel just five minutes walk from the colloquium venue.

The Wakeup Copenhagen Hotels are two modern budget hotels located in central Copenhagen.

Hotel Christian IV is located in central Copenhagen near Kongens Nytorv Station, just 2 stops with the metro from Islands Brygge Station.

Hotel Amager is a family-friendly hotel within walking distance of the colloquium venue.

Hotel Copenhagen is located in a quiet neighborhood just five minutes walk from the colloquium venue.

Cabinn City Hotel is centrally located close to Tivoli Gardens and Copenhagen Central Station.

Hostels
Danhostel Copenhagen City is Europe's largest design hostel located within walking distance of the colloquium venue and the many attractions in the city centre.

Copenhagen Downtown Hostel is an award-winning retro design hostel located in the heart of central Copenhagen just five minutes walk from the City Hall Square (Rådhuspladsen).

Private accommodation
Private accommodation can be organized for a fee via Air B&B or for free via couchsurfing.com. Both services require that you register an account before you can start using them.

Tourist Information

General tourist information about Copenhagen can be found on visitcopenhagen.com.

The main tourist information office is located at Vesterbrogade 4, 1620 Copenhagen V, just across from Copenhagen Central Station.

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