Annual Conference of the European Association of
Environmental and Resource Economists,
June 24-27 2015

City of Helsinki

University of Helsinki

Photo: Eero Roine
Source: Helsinki University Museum

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The inaugural procession of the Academy 1640

Conference dinner in Finlandia house (Alvar Aalto)

Boreal pine forest

General information about Finland

Some general information:

Visa requirements: Please check visa requirements and accepted travel documents at Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. To obtain an invitation letter for visa purposes, please contact sampo.pihlainen[at]

Local time: GMT +2 hours

Banking hours: 09.00–16.00 (Monday-Friday); closed Saturday and Sunday

Telephones: The country code for Finland is +358, the Helsinki city area code is (0)9.

Useful local telephone numbers

  • Emergency: 112
  • Emergency police: 112
  • Ambulance Service: 112
  • Fire Department: 112

Airport: Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL)

Some Airlines: Finnair (member of One World); Blue 1, SAS (member of Star Alliance)

Currency: Euro, €.