Nordic biomedical and health law conference

11.10.2018 12:00–12.10.2018 16:00

The next conference will be held in Finland, Rovaniemi 11.-12.10.2018.

See the whole program here:

Nordic Biomedical and Health Law Conference PROGRAM


General information

The conference is held at the University of Lapland, Faculty of Law, Rovaniemi, Finland (street address Yliopistonkatu 8). The university is located about two kilometers (20-30 min walk) from the city centre and the hotels. Bus number 4 transports every half an hour between the city centre and the university.

University on the map: Rovaniemi City Map


Travelling to Rovaniemi


Rovaniemi is easily reached by air and train. The city is about 800 km north from Helsinki, the capital of Finland. There are frequent international flights to Helsinki, and domestic flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi (Finnair, Norwegian). The flight to Rovaniemi takes about one hour, with several flights every day.

The train journey from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes about 10-12 hours, see


How to get from the airport to the hotels:


Airport Taxi from the Airport to the city centre and back –  drives to all the centre hotels as well as the university, price 7 - 12 € / person, takes more than one customer at the same time (car pool). Airport Taxi departs from the airport after every flight arrival. Check your hotel reception about the pickup time from your hotel back to the airport. Airport Taxi transports also from the university to the airport. For further information call +358 (0)16 – 362 222.

Normal Taxi: Price from the airport to the city centre ca. 20 - 25 €. Phone +358 (0)200 88 000.


The railway station is located about 1.5 kilometres from the city centre.

Bus numbers 6 and 8 transports between railway station and the city centre.




We have no quotas in Rovaniemi area hotels but there are many options to stay overnight:


Arctic Light Hotel
Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

Scandic Rovaniemi

Scandic Pohjanhovi

Santa's Hotel Santa Claus

Santa's Hotel Rudolf

Hostel Café Koti

City Hotel Rovaniemi

Hotel Aakenus


Useful links during the stay

City of Rovaniemi
Visit Rovaniemi
Local weather
Rovaniemi City Map
Rovaniemi Web Camera


The conference is free of charge as well as lunch on Friday and dinner. Unfortunately we are not able to pay for travels and hotels.

Link to registration:

Register here by 30th September 2018


For more information

Mirva Lohiniva-Kerkelä
Faculty of Law / University of Lapland
+358 40 484 4024

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