Logistical Information

European Research Workshop in International Trade


Hosted and Sponsored by

ESOP, Department of Economics, University of Oslo

Oslo, 4-6 June 2014

Logistical Information (pdf)

Oslo Map with all locations


University of Oslo
Auditorium 2, Georg Sverdrups hus
Moltke Moes vei 39
Blindern Campus
0317 Oslo


Rooms have been booked at Rica Hotel Holberg for those who have requested accommodation.

Rica Hotel Holberg
Holbergs Plass 1
0166 Oslo

Cost per room, per night:
Single: NOK 1195,-                    Double: NOK 1245,-

Booking reference is 15045189 (it has to be mentioned to get the correct price).

Car park spaces are available for participants at NOK 210 per day.


Oslo Airport is very well connected to the city centre.

The fastest way to get from the airport to Rica Holberg Hotel is to take the Airport Express train to the Nationalteateret. The journey is approximately 27 minutes and costs 170 NOK (or +/- €20) See http://www.flytoget.no/eng for a timetable and further details.

When you get to Nationalteateret station, walk along Frederiks gate past the castle. Turn left and continue along the tram line, and you will see the hotel straight ahead on the corner by the square. The address is Holbergs plass 1 and the walk takes about 8 minutes.

An alternative if less keen on walking is to take the airport shuttle bus to Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel. It leaves from platform 11 at the airport. This will take about 50 minutes and cost NOK 160. When you get to Radisson SAS Scandinavia Hotel, Rica Holberg Hotel is just across the square.

Hotel to Conference Venue

The easiest route is to take the tram from just outside the hotel, line 17 or 18 towards Rikshospitalet. Get off at Universitetet Blindern. The tram costs NOK 30 and takes under 10 minutes.


Participants should take breakfast at the hotel. Lunch and refreshments will be provided throughout each day of the conference.

Details of the conference dinners on Wednesday and Thursday night can be found here.

Please note any dietary restrictions can only be accommodated if indicated in advance.

Local Contact

Should you have any queries during your stay in Oslo, please contact:

Anna Holen
University of Oslo
[email protected]

General Info

Information on all public transport in the Oslo area (Ruter): https://ruter.no/en/   

General information on the city/Tourist information: http://www.visitnorway.com/uk/where-to-go-uk/east/oslo/tourist-information/