Useful Information

VENUE

The 30th Sederi Conference will be held at the School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon. The building is situated within the University of Lisbon campus, in Cidade Universitária (metro Yellow line).

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Getting to the Venue

The School of Arts and Humanities building (Faculdade de Letras) is just 5 minutes on foot from Cidade Universitária metro station. There are also several buses that stop here. For more information, check the Metro de Lisboa network as well as the Carris bus network.

We highly recommend that participants travel to the conference site using public transport as car parking space is very limited and charges apply.

Accommodation

The following hotels are located along the Metro de Lisboa Yellow & Blue Lines:

VIP Executive Entrecampos Hotel & Conference (4-star)

Radisson Blu Hotel (4-star)

SANA Executive Hotel (3-star)

Hotel Fénix Garden (3-star)

Hotel Fénix Music (3-star)

There is also a wide range of hotels situated within walking distance of Campo Pequeno, Saldanha, and Marquês de Pombal metro stations, hence within easy access to both the conference venue and the city centre.

Currency and banking

The local currency is the Euro (€). All major credit cards are widely accepted, but not everywhere. If in doubt, ask in advance. Cash-on-card services are available from selected American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard or VisaCard addresses. These cards are also accepted by all GWK currency exchanges outlets and Change Express Offices.

Electricity

Voltage: 320volts, 50 Hz with 2-pin or 3-pin Shucko wall sockets. Sockets follow European standards. To use American-type plugs, a 230-120 Volt transformer must be used together with an adapter plug.

Emergency phone numbers

For police and ambulance dial 112.

Hospitals close to the conference venue

Hospital de Santa Maria, university hospital within walking distance from the conference venue (Cidade Universitária metro station, on the Yellow Line)

Centro de Saúde de Sete Rios, healthcare centre (Sete Rios metro station, on the Blue Line)

Hospital Lusíadas, private hospital (Alto dos Moínhos metro station, on the Blue Line)

Hospital da Luz, private hospital (Colégio Militar/Luz metro station, on the Blue Line)

 

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