View of Stockholm harbour in the morning
Photo: Ola Ericson/

About Stockholm

Stockholm is a nice and friendly city to visit. Most people speak English and are happy to help. Here you find some useful information and practical advice about visiting Stockholm.


May in Stockholm is beautiful. In May, the average daily temperature is 11°C. Still, we recommend that you have an umbrella or light rain gear at hand.


From March to October, Sweden operates on Greenwich Mean Time + 2 hours.


The currency in Sweden is the Swedish Krona/kronor.

Credit Cards

Major credit cards are widely accepted.


230 volts, Europlug

Smoking Policy

Under Swedish law, smoking is not permitted in restaurants, hotel lobbies or in public buildings. There are designated areas for smoking outside the conference venue and at the hotels.

What to do in Stockholm

Stockholm is a fantastic city to visit and if you have the opportunity to spend some extra days in Sweden before or after the conference, do so! Below you find some useful links when to decide what to see and do while in Stockholm. Enjoy your stay!

Visit Stockholm (link in english) (link in swedish)

Watch a movie about Stockholm (Youtube)

Visit Sweden (link in swedish)

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