Business hours & shopping

Shops are generally open between 10.00 and 18.00 or 19.00 on weekdays and from 10.00 to 15.00 on Saturdays. Some are even open on Sundays.

Climate and Clothing

It is late summer in Stockholm in September and the temperatures can vary from 12 to 20°C. Please note there may be occasional showers. Weather information and forecasts:


In Sweden the electrical voltage used is 220/230V, power plugs and sockets are of type F.


Please notify Conference Secretariat at the conference Registration Desk for basic medical assistance. The general emergency call number in Sweden is 112. For non-urgent calls to the Police: 114 14. First aid kits, fire extinguishers and heart defibrillators are available and clearly displayed in all campus buildings.

Local Currency

The Swedish monetary unit is the Swedish krona (SEK). Major credit cards are accepted almost everywhere. There are several currency exchange offices and cash dispensers at Stockholm Arlanda International Airport and in Stockholm. There is one at the university campus at the subway station Universitet, Frescativägen 14. Exchange rates may vary. To see current exchange rates, please visit

Smoking policy

Sweden has a non-smoking policy, i.e. smoking is prohibited in public buildings, public transport, taxis, buses and trains.

Time zone

Sweden is in the Central European Time zone (CET). Daylight saving time (CEST) is observed, including at the time of the conference.