Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences
136, Syngrou Avenue
FDG2022 is organized by Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, a public university that offers a wide range of scientific fields in the areas of social and political theory and research: international and European studies, science and media, sociology, social anthropology, psychology, political science, history, social policy, public administration, and economic and regional development. Find out more about Panteion, its history and vision, as well as its teaching, research, and development activities here.
Getting to the venue
All flights to Athens land at the Athens International Airport. You can take the bus (X95, see https://www.oasa.gr/en/visit-athens/airport-express-bus-lines/) or Metro (Line 3, see https://www.oasa.gr/en/visit-athens/metro-line-3-to-airport/) to reach the city center; from there, the fastest, safest, and easiest way to move around Athens is the Metro.
The closest Metro station to the conference venue is Syngrou-Fix (Red Line/Line 2) in walking distance from the venue. A number of Bus lines arrive at the University: 040, Α2, Β2, Ε22, Ε90, 106, 126, 136, 137, 550 and Trolley Bus no. 10. Tickets (called Ath.ena tickets) for public transport are sold at ticket booths and machines in all Athens Metro and tram stations and the Airport. There are three types of Ath.ena tickets: a paper ticket, an anonymous card that you can top up, and a personalised card. These tickets can be used on all forms of public transport.
A standard ticket on Athens public transport costs €1.20 (except services to/from the airport). Each ticket can be used for 90 minutes on any form of public transport (again, excluding services to/from the airport). More information on public and private transport in Athens can be found here: https://www.thisisathens.org/getting-around/public-transportation-metro-bus-tram
The conference venue is just 2km from the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum; this means that there are numerous options for accommodation in the area, including short-term rentals. Please note that September is considered high-season for Athens, so make sure you book early!
You can find many options at https://www.thisisathens.org/stay For instance, the B4B Athens 365 hotel is just 50m from the venue; a twin room there costs €103 (incl. breakfast), while in Athenaeum Grand Hotel (across Syngrou Av., through the underpass), rooms cost €127 (incl. breakfast). Another nearby option would be the Aristotelian Suites by Athens Stay (100 m from the venue), offering one-bedroom apartments for €73.
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