Practical info


Accommondation and Meeting Place

The accommodation for SUPERTED project researcher is reserved at Alba hotel, see the Campus map. Address is Ahlmaninkatu 4, FI-40100 Jyväskylä, FINLAND

The Seminarium is within walking distance of the city center (1 km) and Alba hotel (500 m). It is an old building on the Seminaarinmäki Campus. Address is S212 (S-building, second floor), Seminaarinmäki Campus

The Nanoscience Center is on the Ylistö Campus. The Ylistö campus is less than 25 min away from the city center by foot. Address is YN121 (Nanoscience Center, first floor), Survontie 9C, Ylistö Campus

Dinner at restaurant Alba

Kick-Off meeting starting dinner for 11 PIs, provided by the Vice Rector of the University of Jyväskylä, will be held on September 24th, 2018 at 20:00-23:00 in restaurant Alba. Invitation is sent by email for 11 PIs.


SUPERTED Kick Off meeting office desk is located in the lobby of Seminarium. All participants should pick up a badge on September 25th, 2018 at 8:30-9:00 (before SESSION: project overview). If you can not come to pick it up, please contact Heli Lehtivuori by email: or tel. +358 40 805 4517.

Coffee breaks and lunches

Coffee, tea, and some refreshments will be available for meeting participants during the scheduled coffee breaks. They are served in the lobby of the Seminarium and Nanoscience Center. Lunch is free for all SUPERTED meeting participants and your receive two luncheon vouchers on September 25th, 2018 at 8:30-9:00 (before SESSION: project overview). Lunch is served in the student restaurants Lozzi on September 25th (P-Building at Seminaarimäki Campus) and Ylistö on September 26th (YFL-Building at Ylistö Campus).

Group photo

Group photo will be taken  at Seminarium on September 25th, 2018 at 9:30-9:50.

Discussion leaders

In this role your job is to very briefly introduce each speaker, ensure the session stays on time, and support active discussion throughout this session. It is really important for you to keep the session on time so that other speakers/discussions are not negatively impacted. When time is short for discussion, suggest there’s time for only one more question and invite the audience to continue discussions at breaks.

Wireless Network (WLAN)

Eduroam is a world-wide roaming access service that enables access to the wireless network of different academic institutions. Logging in to the network is done by using the user accounts of each organization that uses Eduroam.

Transportation (local)

Please note that there is no transportation provided by Kick off meeting organizers from the hotel to the meeting place. The local bus schedule and bus stops can be accessed through the interactive trip planner. Please note that the connections are not very frequent. The one-way ticket costs 3 € and is bought directly from the bus driver. (Mobile ticket costs 2,70 €.) A ticket is valid for one transfer (e.g. the return journey) within an hour.

If you wish to use a taxi, please call +358 100 6900 or hop into one at a taxi stand. A taxi ride from the city center to the Ylistö Campus costs about 10–17 €. Taxi drivers do not expect you to give a tip.


The daytime temperature in early September is usually between +8 and +12 Celsius, but at night it can sometimes be chilly (even 0/+2 Celsius). The sun rises about 7:00 in the morning and sets 19:00 in the evenings. The weather can be really variable, so please consult weather forecasts.

Credit Cards and ATMs

Most international credit cards (Visa, Eurocard, MasterCard, American Express, Diner’s Club, etc.) are accepted in shops, hotels, and restaurants. ATMs (“Otto.” in Finnish) can be found on city center, as well as at the railway/bus station. Cash can be withdrawn in Finland 24 hours a day.

Health Services

Emergency health care is available at the Central Hospital (Address: Keskussairaalantie 19). The emergency number in Finland is 112. Local pharmacies (“Apteekki”) sell prescription-free drugs and remedies.