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ISQOLS Annual Conference: Rotterdam 25-28, August 2020


Venue & City


Conference Venues

Van der Goot Building, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Campus Woudestein

Burgemeester Oudlaan 50

3062 PA Rotterdam

Take a look at our campus map!

https://www.eur.nl/en/campus/locations/campus-woudestein


Excelsior Stadium

Honingerdijk 110

3062 NX Rotterdam

Laurenskerk

Grotekerkplein 27

3011 GC Rotterdam


Food & Beverages

The conference fee includes a lunch and coffee/tea 3 times a day. You are free to shop around the campus to enjoy the diversity of food and drinks the campus has to offer.

https://www.eur.nl/english/campus_facilities/food_drink/locations/  

Hotels 


The end of August is a busy period in Rotterdam. Hence, you are advised to book your hotel at your earliest convenience. We have reserved rooms and arranged special prices for congress participants at several hotels close to the conference venue and in the city center (with good access by public transportation to the main conference venue).

Hotels close to Erasmus University campus

Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark

Address: K.P. van der Mandelelaan 150, 3062 MB Rotterdam

Telephone: +31 10 250 9002

Conference rate: €98 per night (Including VAT, excluding City Tax); lower non-refundable rates can be available

Link for booking this hotel for ISQOLS (Select Novotel Brainpark Rotterdam under ‘Destination’): https://businesstravel.accorhotels.com/gb/booking/advanced-search.shtml?identification.reserverType=SC&identification.reserverId=SCP1482036&identification.reserverContract=DI446NL336

Hotels in City Centre with Good Connection to Woudestein Campus:

Bilderberg-Parkhotel

Address: Westersingel 70, 3015 LB Rotterdam

Telephone: +31 10 436 3611

Conference rate: €129 per night (Including VAT, excluding City Tax)

Link for booking this hotel for ISQOLS

www.bilderberg.nl/lcr/isqols

(please note you do not have to enter any code on the reservation form)

Inntelhotel Rotterdam Centre

Address: Leuvehaven 80, 3011 EA Rotterdam

Telephone: +31 10 413 4139

Conference rate: €80 per night (Including VAT, excluding City Tax)

Link for booking this hotel for ISQOLS

https://www.inntelhotelsrotterdamcentre.nl/isqols-conference/

IBIS Rotterdam Centre

Address: Wijnhaven 12, 3011 WP Rotterdam

Telephone: +31 10 750 2520

Conference rate: €95 per night (Including VAT, excluding City Tax); lower non-refundable rates can be available

Link for booking this hotel for ISQOLS (select IBIS Rotterdam Centre under ‘Destination’)

https://businesstravel.accorhotels.com/en/booking/advanced-search.shtml?identification.reserverType=SC&identification.reserverId=SCP2168290&identification.reserverContract=DI188NL688

Savoy Hotel

Address: Hoogstraat 81, 3011 PJ Rotterdam

Telephone: +31 10 413 9280

Conference rate: €109 per night (Including VAT, excluding City Tax)

Link for booking this hotel for ISQOLS

https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=51179&Chain=12113&locale=en-US&promo=ISQOLS


Rotterdam Tourist App
Experience the best of Rotterdam with the Rotterdam Tourist app. The Rotterdam Tourist app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android devices. You can download the app for free via Apple App Store (iPhone / iPad) or Google Play.

The Rotterdam Tourist App is a free mobile application that highlights the very best that Rotterdam has to offer, from attractions and museums to hotels, restaurants and shops. This mobile city guide features 500+ locations, an offline city map, walking tours and much more.

For more information please visit: en.rotterdam.info

Public transport
For overcoming longer distances within Rotterdam, you can travel by underground (metro), tram or bus. Rotterdam has several metro-lines. The metro is the fastest way to cross town. The university  campus venue and Excelsior stadium are within walking distance from metro station ‘Kralingse Zoom’ (Metro A, B, and C) or tram station ‘Woudestein’ (Tram 21 and 24) or tram station ‘Erasmus University Rotterdam’ (Tram 7). The Laurenskerk is near metro and tram station ‘Blaak’ (Metro A, B, and C; Tram 21 and 24).

Tickets:
If you travel by bus, underground (metro) and tram you must buy an OV chip card, available at the vending machines at the railway or metro stations. You can pay by bankcard, credit card or cash. There are three options in chip cards:


1. disposable one trip card
2. disposable (multi)day card
3. anonymous chip card with credit which can be uploaded.
A credit chip card can be uploaded in the vending machines located at each metro station and per trip an amount is automatically deduced from card after entering and departing the sensor gates at the stations. With all chip cards you must check-in and check-out with your chip card at the sensor gates at the stations.

Useful websites
Trains ( e.g. to go to the airport) :
 www.ns.nl
Plan your journey with Metro, bus or tram:
 www.ret.nl
OV chip card:
 www.ov-chipkaart.nl


ORGANIZED BY:


ISQOLS (www.isqols.org): 

The International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies(ISQOLS) is an international society whose purpose are to promote and encourage research in the field of quality-of-life (QOL) studies. Established in 1995 by a group of academic colleagues who have long engaged in quality-of-life research, ISQOLS became an interdisciplinary and professional home that binds scientists doing quality of life or well-being research in the basic and applied social and behavioral sciences.





EHERO (www.ehero.nl):

The Erasmus Happiness Economics Research Organization (EHERO) is a scientific institute where happiness is studied. Happiness is defined as the subjective enjoyment of one's life as a whole. The mission of EHERO is to contribute to greater happiness for a greater number of people. EHERO does this by providing evidence based knowledge about happiness, with the aim of promoting better informed choices throughout society, be it at the level of governments, organizations or individuals. EHERO provides knowledge in three ways: 1) by gathering existing knowledge, 2) by developing new knowledge and 3) spreading knowledge. EHERO is based in the Erasmus School of Economics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Erasmus University Rotterdam (www.eur.nl): Erasmus University Rotterdam (Dutch: Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam [is a public university located in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The university is named after Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, a 15th-century humanist and theologian. Erasmus University Rotterdam is a world-class research university. It is globally recognised for high-quality education and research, and it ranks 70th in the Times Higher Education World Rankings 2019.


The International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS)

Email:

office@isqols.org

Address:

ISQOLS

P.O. Box 118

Gilbert, AZ 85299

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