Tourist Info

Welcome to Odense!

The conference will be held at the main campus of the University of Southern Denmark in Odense, the third largest city in Denmark.


Odense is located on the island of Funen, approximately 140 km from Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Odense is easily reached, with fast trains departing from Copenhagen and Copenhagen Airport three times every hour.

The city offers accommodation at a range of prices, from more expensive hotels to youth hostels and bed & breakfast. A fixed number of rooms have been pre-booked for conference delegates. The hotels are conveniently located in the centre of Odense, within walking distance of the train station and just a "long throw-in" away from Hans Christian Andersen's childhood home. You can easily explore Odense's pulsating urban life and the charming atmosphere of Andersen's old neighbourhood. 


Hans Christian Andersen

If you are in Odense don't miss the opportunity to visit the birthplace and home of Hans Christian Andersen.

Some of his most famous fairy tales include "The Emperor's New Clothes", "The Little Mermaid", "The Nightingale", "The Snow Queen", "The Ugly Duckling", "The Little Match Girl", "Thumbelina", and many others. The beloved author was born and grew up in the town of Odense. Today this part of town is known as "old Odense" that is famours for the incredible authentic, old and cozy houses. Press here for more information about Hans Christian Andersen and how to follow his footprints around town.



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