1.- Location

The Conference will take place at the University of Deusto campus in Donosti-San Sebastian: Mundaitz Kalea, 50, 20012 Donostia, Gipuzkoa

Access to campus

Campus map

The plenaries will take place in the Loyola centrum placed at the centre of the campus marked with the nº3:

The panels and parallel sessions will be hosted by the Social & Human Sciences Faculty at the Arrupe Building (marked with nº2)

Check how to reach the room through Deusto Street View.

2.- Welcome to Donosti, Ongi etorri!

Touristic information: https://www.sansebastianturismoa.eus/es/

3.- How to get here:

By plane

San Sebastián has 3 airports (2 international) within just over 100 km of the city.

Only 20 kilometers from the city centre, San Sebastián Airport has connections to the major Spanish cities; Madrid and Barcelona.

Bilbao Airport, with connections to all Europe, is 105km from the city, and Biarritz Airport, served by French and international low-cost companies, 47km.

Shuttle buses from airports to San Sebastian:

Airport  Airport Bus 
San Sebastián Airport (EAS) – 20 KMS SAN SEBASTIAN Airport shuttle service to SAN SEBASTIÁN
Bilbao Airport (BIO)- 105 KMs BILBAO Airport shuttle service to SAN SEBASTIÁN 
Biarritz Airport (BIQ) – 47KMS BIARRITZ Airport shuttle service to SAN SEBASTIÁN

By car

Getting to San Sebastián by car is extremely easy. The city is connected to the rest of Spain and France by the N-1 (the national highway connecting Madrid to Irun), the AP-8 (Bilbao-Irun) and A-63 (Paris-Irun) motorways and the A-15 highway (Pamplona-San Sebastián).

Another comfortable way to get in San Sebastian is parking your car in Ficoba Exhibition Center in Irun (at the French border, 20 Kms from San Sebastian) and take the Euskotren train to San Sebastian (40 minutes ride)

Once in San Sebastián, you can leave your car in one of the more than 6,000 parking places found in different parts of the city.

By train

The company RENFE rail service offers both long-distance train and suburban

The train station in the centre of San Sebastián, the «Estación del Norte», offers connections to numerous Spanish cities including Madrid and Barcelona, and to international destinations such as Paris and Lisbon.

Train journeys to and from San Sebastián will gain enormously in speed with the new Tren de Alta Velocidad (high speed train), due to connect the city with other destinations in the near future


There is also an underground railway, the Metro Donostialdea, a narrow-gauge train connection with Bilbao and cities along the Basque Coast, such as Zarautz. The service linking it also Hendaye (France) and the SNCF, french rail service, with Lasarte passing through Donostia. The train is popularly known as the «Topo» or «Mole»


The French company SNCF connects with world capitals such as Paris from Hendaye train station.

4.- Accommodation

Donostia/San Sebastián has accommodation to suit all tastes. Our hotel offer comprises hundreds of rooms from which you can enjoy that special way of seeing the city. Would you like to know the different neighbourhoods of San Sebastián you can sleep in? Relax in our hotels, guesthouses, hostels, campsites, country B&Bs… and enjoy your stay in Donostia!

San Sebastián is a small city and its neighbourhoods are never far from the centre.

Close to the campus, we suggest the following hotels:

Zinema 7

A newly-built hotel that pleasantly surprises one by its tribute to the «seventh art» (filmmaking). Each of its bedrooms is dedicated uniquely and individually to a film star, actor or director who has been present at the San Sebastian International Film Festival at some time in its history. The hotel is situated just a few minutes away from the city’s main tourist attractions and most interesting shops.

More info here: https://www.sansebastianturismoa.eus/en/sleep/4-star-hotels?id=505&ids=287

Silken Amara Plaza

A modern building located on Pio XII square, created by world famous architect Peña Ganchegui, offering excellent access to all major routes in and out of the city, and within walking distance to all major attractions in town, such as the Kursaal Conference & Exhibition Centre, Anoeta Sports Complex, La Concha beach and the city’s old quarter, the place to go for delicious pintxos snacks made with local traditional ingredients.

HOTEL SILKEN AMARA PLAZA is committed, above all, to ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction by offering at all times comfort, service, quality and attention to all details in a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. Always endeavouring to offer the best environment for their guests, the Amara Plaza is clearly committed to Art, as it has created spaces to house works signed by famous artists.

More info here: https://www.sansebastianturismoa.eus/en/sleep/4-star-hotels?id=505&ids=305