Registration and Accommodation


The pre-registration is now closed. All selected pre-registrants will be contacted directly by the Spring School organization and will be asked to confirm their participation.

If you have further questions, please contact the organizers complexhpc2013(at)


Uppsala is a popular place for organizing conferences and other events, and it could be problematic to find a suitable accommodation in the period you need. Therefore the ComplexHPC Spring School organizers have pre-booked a limited number of rooms at
Hotel Svava
Bangårdsgatan 24
753 20 Uppsala
Tel: +46 18 130030
Booking reference: 99142

Prices: 950 SEK/night for a single room and 1195 SEK/night for a double room.

The hotel is very near the central railway and bus station in Uppsala, as well as about five minutes away from the city center. It takes about 20 minutes to walk to the school venue, which can also be reached by bus.

We advice you to contact the hotel and book your room at your earliest convenience.

In case you need another accommodation, we recommend you to check some alternative options:

Directions from Arlanda Airport to Uppsala

The most convenient airport to chose when traveling to Uppsala is Stockholm-Arlanda (ARN) since it is located only 36 km from Uppsala. There are several ways to get to Uppsala central station from there:

By bus

Bus 801 runs between Arlanda and central Uppsala once every hour between 1 a.m and 4 a.m, and twice every hour between 4 a.m and 1 a.m. The journey takes about 45 minutes and costs SEK 100 (approximately EUR 11). You can pay by card only in the bus, there are as well vending machines at Arlanda airport terminals 2, 4 and 5 (Quickomat). ("Flygbussarna" connects Arlanda and Stockholm city. It is not recommended to go to Stockholm to reach Uppsala from Arlanda.)

By train

Trains leave Arlanda for Uppsala Central Station directly from Sky City in intevals of about 20-30 minutes between 05:25 and 23:50 (detailed information available at The fastest train takes only 18 minutes to the central station, the price of the ticket is between 150 and 185 SEK. You can purchase the ticket in advance or at the SJ Resebutik/Travel Office in Sky City (next to Terminal 5).

By taxi

There is a taxi station next to the arrival hall of Terminal 5, you might as well make an advance reservation with Uppsala Taxi: +46 18 100 000 or with Taxi Kurir: +46 18 123456. You can ask for a driver to be waiting for you in the arrival hall. The journey time is about 30 minutes while the price is about SEK 460 (approx. EUR 50). Ask the driver for a fixed price (“fast pris”) in advance. You can pay by credit card or by cash.

Directions in Uppsala

You can get to the unviersity building from Hotel Svava by the following route (20-30 minutes walking time):
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There are different local buses to take (route planer is available at, you can buy tickets at the UL office in the central station or directly at the bus driver (card only). The bus stop here is called Polacksbacken (Ångströmlab.).
Tip: Download the UL-App onto your smartphone and turn on GPS or WiFi so the search function can localize you.