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Practical information

Information desk

A registration and information desk is located in the venue area.

Banks and currency exchange

Bank and exchange offices are located in the city centre close to the hotels. The currency of Denmark is the Danish krone. While some shops do accept euros, we recommend that you exchange to the local currency. Most shops also accept major credit cards.

Opening hours:
Monday-Friday: 10.00-16.00
Thursday: 10.00-17.00
Closed Saturdays and Sundays

Currency exchange at Forex

The exchange rates are better and you do not pay a fee when buying foreign currency at Forex.
Address: Forex, Ryesgade 28, +45 86 80 03 40

Credit card/cash points

Cash points accepting major credit cards are conveniently located all over the city.

Emergency phone number

(+45 only when calling from outside Denmark)
Police, fire, ambulance: 112
Falck rescue services: (+45) 70 10 20 30
Police: (+45) 87 31 14 48
Emergency room at Aarhus Hospital: (+45) 87 31 50 50
Doctor, outside normal working hours: (+45) 86 20 10 22
Dentist, outside normal working hours: (+45) 40 51 51 62
Chemists, outside normal hours: (+45) 86 12 00 22


Electricity in Denmark is 220V AC. Plugs are European standard with two round pins.

Postal service

The nearest post office is a 20 minute walk from the venue (located at Storcenter Nord, Finlandsgade 17, DK-8200 Aarhus N). Please contact the information desk for directions.

Opening hours:
Monday-Friday: 10.00-18.00
Saturday: 10.00-14.00
Sunday: closed

Car parking

Free car parking is available outside the conference venue (Aarhus University). Downtown parking is generally metered.

Car rental

Cars can be rented from local or international companies such as Budget, Avis, Hertz and Europcar. Your hotel receptionist can assist you if you wish to rent a car.


Shops in Aarhus are usually open from Monday to Friday, from 10.00-17.30 (Saturdays 10.00-14.00). Supermarkets and department stores are open till 19.00 on weekdays, 17.00 on Saturdays and Sundays, although many supermarkets are open longer. Most shops accept all major credit cards.

Dining out in Aarhus and tipping

Most restaurants in Aarhus are open from 11.30 until midnight. However, hot meals are not normally served after 22.00. Gratuities are automatically included in the bills for service, meals, etc. Tipping is optional.