Venue

The Nordic Digra Conference 2023 will take place at the University Main Building (universitetshuset) which used to be the University’s main building. The house was built in 1880s and at the time, it housed all the University’s activities. Since then, the University has grown a lot and today it is spread throughout the city. The University Main Building is still used for lectures, conferences, concerts and university ceremonies.

Visiting address: Biskopsgatan 3, Uppsala. Map (Google Maps)In-door map (MazeMap)

University Main Building

The University Main Building – more information and short history.

Travel

It is easy and convenient to get to and from Uppsala. Uppsala is easily reached by train in just 40 minutes from Stockholm and 20 minutes from Arlanda Airport. If you wish to travel by taxi, the three largest taxi companies in Uppsala offer fixed prices for travel between Uppsala and Arlanda.

Travelling to Uppsala – travel information at Destination Uppsala.

Accomodation

Akademihotellet

Akademihotellet is located around the corner from the conference venue. It is a cozy little hotel surrounded by Uppsala’s historical attractions such as the local Cathedral, University House and others. Akademihotellet has a long history of welcoming academics of all kinds and offers special prices with the promotion code DIGRA.

The hotel offers following options for rooms:

  • Economy room with one 140 cm or 160 cm bed: 1 person inclusive breakfast 1200 SEK/night, 2 persons inclusive breakfast 1400 SEK/night.
  • Standard room with one140 cm bed: 1 person inclusive breakfast 1300 SEK/night, 2 persons inclusive breakfast 1500 SEK/night.
  • Standard room two 90 cm beds: 1 person inclusive breakfast 1500 sek/night, 2 persons including breakfast 1700 sek/night
  • Standard/Superior with one 160 cm bed: 1 person inclusive breakfast 1700 SEK/night, 2 persons including breakfast 1900 SEK/night

Akademihotellet – more information and booking. Use the code DIGRA for special prices.

Hotell och vandrarhem Centralstation (Hotel and Hostel Central station)

Across the street from the central station in Uppsala, this hotel is around 15 minutes’ walk from the conference venue. It puts you in the center of downtown Uppsala providing access to local shopping avenue. Depending on your preference you can select to either live in the hotel or hostel part of this accommodation. Hotel rooms include own bathroom whereas hostel rooms have amenities available in shared space. Most of the rooms are windowless.

The price options are as follows:

  • Hotel room Single: 849 SEK/night
  • Hotel room Double: 949 SEK/night
  • Hostel room Single: 549 SEK/night
  • Hostel Room Double: 649 SEK/night

To book at these special prices, contact the hotel via email info@hotellcentralstation.se and use reference code NordicDiGRA 2023. The code cannot be used in the online booking system. Order must be placed via email.

Hotel loch vandrarhem Centralstation (Hotel and Hostel Central station)

Last modified: 2023-01-20