Important information

This page provides essential information regarding the conference, including important dates, the conference fee, local transportation. Due to procurement legislation, Stockholm University does not allow us to make hotel recommendations. Information about registration will follow shortly. 


Local organisers

ESPAnet 2019 is organized by the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) at Stockholm University. Local organisers are Rense Nieuwenhuis and Kenneth Nelson, assisted by a local organizing committee that include Ann-Zofie Duvander, Marie Evertson, Johan Fritzell, Tomas Korpi, and Joakim Palme. Our research assistants provide invaluable support.


The local organisers can be contacted at  



The conference will take place on the campus of Stockholm University in ‘Aula Magna’. The address is: Frescativägen 6, 114 18, Stockholm.


The university is easy to reach using public transportation – in particular with the subway (stop called ‘Universitetet’).


Important Dates 

  • Notification of acceptance: May 2019
  • Registration opens: May 2019
  • Deadline for registration early bird fee: June 30
  • Full papers are due by: July 31
  • Deadline for regular fee: July 31
  • Conference: 5-7 September 2019

The conference will start on 5 September with a plenary opening session at 12:30, and concludes on September 7 at 14:00. 



Conference fee 

The conference fee includes access to all sessions, a conference bag, 3 lunches, coffee breaks, a conference dinner and a reception in Stockholm City Hall. 


  • Early bird fee: SEK 3000  
  • Regular fee: SEK 3500 
  • The first 15 PhD students can register for a 50% discount. This is on a strict first-come-first-served basis.  
  • You will be able to pay using a credit card, or by invoice. Please note that your registration is only valid upon receipt after we successfully received the conference fee. 


Local Transportation

There are mainly four options for travelling to and from airports in and around Stockholm. Arlanda is the main airport, and Bromma is also centrally located. Skavsta is about 90 kilometres from Stockholm, and transfers are facilitated by a bus (Fly Bus). 

All local transportation in Stockholm requires to buy a SL card. Note that these can be bought at trainstations and subway stations (and many local shops like 7eleven and Pressbyrån), but not on the bus. 

Detailed information is linked to below. 

SL (Comuter train, subway and local busses)

Arlanda Express (fast train between Arlanda and Stockholm)

Flygbussarna (Airport coaches operating on Swedish airports) 

Taxi (Arlanda-Stockholm, Bromma-Stockholm, Skavsta-Stockholm