ECPR General Conference
Universitetet i Oslo, Oslo
6 - 9 September 2017

Practical Information

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The Norwegian Kroner (NOK) is the Norwegian currency, which is divided into 100 øre (cents). Bank notes are issued in 50/100/200/500/1000 kroner.


Tourist Information        

The Tourist Information office is located next to Oslo central station. The opening hours are Monday - Sunday 09:00-18:00. For more information please view their website.

The Oslo Pass provides travel on all public transport and free entry to many attractions and museums. Passes can be preordered online and collected from the Oslo visitor centre.



Most banks are open from 09:00-15:30 on weekdays. They are generally closed on Saturdays and Sundays.



The international dialling code for Norway is +47 


Emergency numbers

Ambulance - 113

Police – 112

Fire - 110

Dentist - an emergency dental clinic is located on the 3rd floor of Galleriet at Oslo Bus Terminal, which is open every day.

Medical centre - Oslo Emergency Ward, Storgata 40, Oslo (+47 116 117) which is open 24 hours.

Pharmacy - (translated as Apotek) Apotek 1 at the Emergency Ward and Jernbanetorvets Apotek, located opposite Oslo Central station are both open 24 hours a day.


Fire safety at the University of Oslo

Please click here



220V, 50 Hertz AC is used in Norway

Plugs - Standard European socket with two-pin plugs.



Please click here to view a list of suggested Restaurants provided by the Local organisers



In restaurants and bars it is usual to tip around 6-10% if you are happy with the service. However, tipping is uncommon in hotels.


Useful phrases

Thank you       Takk
Please Vær så snill
Excuse me beklager
Sorry unnskyld
You're welcome Vær så god
Entrance Inngang
Exit Utgang
Underground T-bane
Tram Trikk
Train station Togstasjon
Bus station Busstasjon
Airport Flypass
Expected arrival  forventet ankomst
Departure avgang
Next station Neste stasjon



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