Conflict of Interest in Central and Eastern Europe
An international conference at the Institute of Sociology,
Nicolaus Copernicus University
Toruń, Poland
25 - 27 August 2010

General Information
About Toruń
Terms and Deadlines
Conference Programme
Organizing Committee
Call for Papers
Practical Information
Practical Information

Venue and location

The conference is organized by the Institute of Sociology, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Sessions will take place in the Institute building in Fosa Staromiejska Street 1a., in the very heart of Toruń’s Old Town. Look here for exact location on Google maps.

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In September 2005 the Institute of Sociology NCU hosted the 7th European Sociological Association Conference, attended by some 1000 scholars. See the Webpage of this event here.


Hotel prices in Toruń range from approx. 33 to 80 (or more) euro per single room. The organizers can also offer help in booking cheap accommodation in a student dormitory (about 18 euros per single room). We strongly recommend staying in the hotel Pod Czarną Różą, where we have already pre-booked some places for participants of our conference and which is just around the corner from the conference venue. Single room in this hotel is about 38 euros per night; double room – about 48 euros. Please contact the hotel on your own to do the booking:

Hotel “Pod Czarną Różą”
Rabiańska Street 11
tel. + 48 56 621 96 37, + 48 56 621 96 47

Below is a list of other hotels that we can recommend:

How to reach Toruń

  • By plane:

    The nearest airport is located in Bydgoszcz (about 50 km); it mostly serves low-cost airlines. Other airports are also within a few hours journey by car or train: Gdańsk, Poznań. and Warsaw.

  • By train:

    Toruń has direct railway connections with all major cities in Poland. See the time-table of Polish Railways (Polskie Koleje Państwowe).

  • By car:

    • from Warsaw:
      road no. 7 (direction: Gdańsk), before Płońsk turn onto road no. 10 (direction: Bydgoszcz) to Toruń. Distance: 214 km.

    • from Gdańsk:
      road no. 1 (direction: Łódź) to Toruń. Distance: 182 km.

    • from Bydgoszcz:
      road no. 80 (direction: Warszawa, Toruń) to Toruń. Distance: 46 km.

    • from Poznań:
      road no. 5 (direction: Bydgoszcz), in Gniezno turn onto road no. 15 (direction: Toruń) to Toruń - via Strzelno,
      Inowrocław. Distance: 156 km.

    • from Szczecin:
      road no. 10 (direction: Warsaw) to Toruń. Distance: 306 km.

    • from Łódź:
      road no. 1 (direction: Gdańsk) to Toruń. Distance: 169 km.