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The 8th Tensions of Europe Conference will be organized in two venues of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in Athens, Greece


  • The opening of the conference on Thursday, September 7 (17:00-20:00) will take place on the Historical Central Building of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. The address is Panepistimiou Avenue 30, at the heart of downtown Athens. Map

  • The Reception of the conference on Thursday, September 7 (20:00-22:00) will take place on "Kostis Palamas" Building of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. The address is Massalias and Academias Streets, close to the Historical Central Building. Map

  • The conference sessions on 8th-10th September 2017 will take place at the teaching building of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, which is located at the University Campus, in Ilisia. Map

Detailed information on means of transportation to the conference venues will be added here

  • Conference Banquet Location: TBA

  • Directions to/from the airport

In order to reach downtown Athens from the Athens International Airport (AIA) “Eleftherios Venizelos” you have three options:

a) Metro trains (operating daily from 6.30 until 23.30): Metro trains departure from the airport every 30 min. The line 3 connects the airport to the city center of Athens (station Syntagma). The trip lasts about 40 min. The one-way ticket costs 10€, METRO tickets must be purchased and validated before boarding the train.
b) Bus service (24/7 operation): EXPRESS Bus routes connect directly Athens with the airport. Buses depart from the Arrivals Level (outbound trips from airport). Bus tickets are sold at the info/ticket-kiosk (located outside the Arrivals between Exits 4 and 5), or onboard (ask operator) at no extra cost. The price of the ticket (one-way) is 6€. Bus line X95 SYNTAGMA – ATHENS AIRPORT EXPRESS reaches the Syntagma Square at Athens city center. The trip lasts approximately 60 min. depending on the traffic conditions.
c) Taxi: There is a flat rate for using a taxi from/to the airport and Athens city center. During day time it is 38€, during night time (from 00:00-5:00) it is 54€.