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Updated at: Apr 01, 2020



For close-by and affordable stay during the Winter School, we recommend the Academic Hostel. It is located in TalTech campus (a short walk from the Winter School venue MEKTORY and from public transport stop to the city centre).

The address is:

Akadeemia tee 11/1

12616 Tallinn


Prices and reservations

These prices apply then using the promo code "Cyber Security Winter School":

  • 30 euros/night (twin room)
  • 45 euros/night (triple room)
In order to reserve your accommodation, please contact the hostel directly at: info@academichostel.com. Make sure to reserve early as the number of available rooms is limited. The deadline for reserving your accommodation using the promo code is 15 November 2020.

IMPORTANT! Travel to/from Tallinn and accommodation is to be covered by the participants. This is not included to the participation fee and the organisers cannot offer any scholarships or participation fee waivers. 

Transport in Tallinn 

Public transport

The city's public transport network includes of buses, trolleys and trams. The public transport network operates from 6:00 to 23:00 (some lines until 24:00).

The participants of the Winter School will receive a public transport pass for traveling in Tallinn during the event. You will get the pass at the Academic Hostel reception when checking in or please ask the public transport pass at the registration desk of the Winter School.

How to get to the Winter School venue from the airport?
  • Take tram No 4 at tram stop "Lennujaam". Find out more information how to leave and get to the airport here
  • Take off the at tram stop "Vabaduse väljak"
  • Take trolleybus No 3 (Mustamäe - Kaubamaja) at trolleybus stop "Vabaduse väljak"
  • Take off the trolleybus at trolleybus stop "Keemia"
How to get to the Summer School venue from the bus station?
  • Take tram No 4 at tram stop "Autobussijaam".
  • Take off the at tram stop "Vabaduse väljak"
  • Take trolleybus No 3 (Mustamäe - Kaubamaja) at trolleybus stop "Vabaduse väljak"
  • Take off the trolleybus at trolleybus stop "Keemia"
Single tickets for 2 euros can be purchased from the bus driver. It is valid for a single ride.

Useful sites for planning your logistics:
Public transport schedules
Journey planner


A selection of taxi companies operating in Tallinn:
Tulika Takso call +372 612 0000
Tallink Takso call +372 640 8921

Also possible to use Bolt or Uber.


Catering during the Winter School is organised according to the programme. The participation fee includes breakfasts, lunches, and dinners from 8 December 2020 - 11 December 2020, breakfast and lunch on 12 December 2020 as well as the social event. Coffee breaks are provided also during the days. 

Your dietary requirements are collected in your registration form.