Luleå by the sea

Luleå is the largest city in the northernmost region of Sweden.

Conference Venue

Elite Stadshotellet Luleå

Elite Stadshotellet Luleå, is located in the city centre of Luleå within walking distance from shops, entertainment, restaurants and accommodation. This classic hotel, dating back to 1903, has a majestic entrance hall and an impressive banquet room in a French Renaissance style and is situated in the centre of Luleå within walking distance from shops, entertainment, restaurants and other accommodation.

Luleå map

The conference dinner is held at Nine Restauarant & Skybar with a fantastic view from the eigth floor of Clarion Sense Hotel.

Luleå airport

Luleå Airport is the sixth largest airport in Sweden in terms of passenger numbers with more than 500 thousand passengers a year. The airport is served mainly by SAS, Norwegian and Ryanair via connection at Stockholm Arlanda Airport.

Taxis take 15 min from the airport into the city centre. It is possible to share taxis to reduce the fare.

The local bus line right outside of the terminal building is a convenient and very economical way to get right to the city centre (Smedjegatan). Tickets (29 SEK) can be bought by credit card right at the bus stop.

Destinations Luleå Airport


The official working language of the Masterclass Psychiatry conference is English and no translation is offered.

Passport and visa

Entry formalities for Sweden vary according to the country of origin. There are no visa requirements for EU passport holders. Other conference delegates are asked to address enquiries about entry to the travel agent or to the local Swedish Embassy / Consulate / Representation in the home country. All foreign citizens must be the holder of a valid passport.

Health and insurance

Participants are requested to arrange their own personal travel and health insurance. The Organising Committee assumes no responsibility whatsoever for damage or injury to persons or property during the conference.

Smoking ban

Smoking is banned in all indoor public places and restaurants in Luleå. The conference is a smoke-free event and smoking is not permitted inside the Congress Centre.

Currency and money exchange

The currency in Sweden is Swedish Kronor (SEK). Credit cards are widely accepted – also in taxis.

Electricity supply

Electricity is supplied at 240 volts A/C, 50 Hz cycle. Outlets are of the two round-pin type.


The weather in Luleå mid June is usually sunny and temperature can reach 20 °C. But as located just beneath the Arctic Circle be also prepared for cooler temperatures. If you plan to do outdoors activities ensure your bring appropriate clothes. Mid June, Luleå enjoys perpetual daylight.

  • Sunset 14 june: 23.52
  • Sunrise 15 june: 01.10