23rd Nordic Sociological Conference / 23:e Nordiska Sociologikongressen

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The university of Turku

Åbo akademi

Nordic Sociological Association

Design 2005 by
Mika Elmeranta
for the
Congress Office


Registration & Accommodation

The registration form can be found here (PDF file, requires Acrobat Reader 6.0 or later). Please indicate all the events you will attend. All registrants will receive a confirmation letter from the Congress Office in the beginning of July 2006.

Fees: Before 30 June After 30 June
Delegate EUR 190 EUR 250
Student* EUR 125 EUR 175
Congress Dinner for
accompanying persons
EUR 40

* reduced fee only for undergraduate students, please present your student card on the registration desk on-site.

Fees include the scientific programme, congress material, lunches and coffee as well as the social events (City Reception and Congress Dinner).

Methods of payment

1. Bank transfer to the Congress Office/NSF, University of Turku , Nordea Bank, Account No. 166030-115249. For foreign transactions: IBAN FI02 1660 3000 1152 49, Swift NDEAFIHH, Address: Nordea Bank Plc, Aleksanterinkatu 36, Helsinki , 00020 NORDEA, Finland .

2. The following credit cards are accepted: Visa, Mastercard and Eurocard

All payments must be made in euros (EUR). Please make sure that your name, institution and the word “NSF” are clearly stated on all payments. We recommend that you present a receipt of your payment when arriving at the Congress venue to avoid any unclarities.

Cancellation of registration and accommodation
Cancellation must be made in writing (letter, fax or email) to the Congress Office on 15 July 2006 at the latest. No fees will be refunded after this date. A processing fee of 50 EUR will be deducted from all refunds.

Registration on-site
The Congress Office will be ready to assist you at the congress site during the scientific programme. For on-site payments cash, Visa, Mastercard and Eurocard are accepted.


Rooms have been reserved for congress participants in the Centro Hotel, Scandic Hotel Julia , Holiday Club Caribia and Hotel Turun Karina. A limited number of rooms also available in the Åbo Akademi University ’s guest house Domus. Please mark your reservation in the registration form. Your hotel reservation will be confirmed together with your participation. The hotel fees include breakfast, service and VAT. Please inform the Congress Office of any changes in your accommodation.

Please find below a short presentation of the hotels. For more information, do not hesitate to contact the Congress Office.

Note: All hotel fees are payable directly to the hotels on departure.

Centro Hotel, Address: Yliopistonkatu 12 A
Centrally located, few minutes walk from the Market Square , peaceful hotel in an inner courtyard. Simple, modern and comfortable rooms with wood floors, shower, hair dryer and cable television.

Single room EUR 67/night
Double room EUR 89/night

Scandic Hotel Julia, Address: Eerikinkatu 4

A charming hotel in the centre of town. Cosy and quiet rooms with wood floors. Facilities include shower, hair dryer and TV.

Single room EUR 95/night
Double room EUR 110/night

Holiday Club Caribia , Address: Kongressikatu 1

A spa hotel within a stone’s throw from the conference venue and about 25 minute walk from the Market Square . Its main atraction is the Carribbean-style theme spa with three flume slides, eight pools and several saunas.

Single room EUR 110/night
Double room EUR 130/night

Domus Guest House Address: Piispankatu 10

An inexpensive option near the University campus

Single room EUR 27/night
Double room EUR 19/night/person

Please note: Domus Guest House is not marked in the registration form, please ask availability separately from the Congress Office by email to congress@utu.fi