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5th International ESS Conference

Information about the venue, travel and nearby accommodation can be found below

The 5th International European Social Survey (ESS) Conference - Addressing grand societal challenges cross-nationally: Investigation, innovation and insights from 20 years of data - will be held at ICS - University of Lisbon and ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal, from Monday 8 until Wednesday 10 July 2024.

Venue, travel and accommodation

Attendees to the conference are expected to make their own arrangements for travel and accommodation.


The Conference will be held at ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon. The venue is most clearly shown on this map:

The address is:

Iscte - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Avenida das Forças Armadas
Building 2 1649-026 Lisbon


Lisbon airport (LIS) is located close to the city centre. Information about public transport that serves the airport is available.

Taxis in Lisbon are relatively cheap: a ride from the airport to the city centre should cost between 12-15€ and take around 20 minutes. Additional fees can apply for luggage, night services and during weekends.

Alternatively, you can move around using the efficient urban public transport system. Please find links for further information: 


Lisbon offers plenty of accommodation for every budget. Below is a short list of hotels near to the conference venue. 

4* Hotels

Hotel 3K Europa

Avenida da República, nº 93
1050-190 Lisboa
Tel: (+351) 211 926 050

Hotel VIP Executive Entrecampos

Avenida 5 de Outubro, 295
1600-035 Lisboa - Portugal
Tel: (+351) 210 043 000

NH Campo Grande

Campo Grande, 7
1700-087 Lisboa
Tel: (+351) 217 917 690
To secure a discounted rate, please book your room via email and use the code: ESSLisbon24.
Email: (Include: Client number 2006923252)

3* Hotels

Hotel Alif Campo Pequeno

Campo Pequeno, 51
1000-081 Lisboa - Portugal
Tel: (+351) 217 826 210
Res: (+351) 217 826 222
To secure a discounted rate, please book your room via email and use the code: ESSLisbon24.

SANA Reno Hotel

Av. Duque D'Ávila, 195/7
1050-082 Lisboa
Tel: (+351) 213 135 000
To secure a discounted rate, please book your room via email and use the code: ESSLisbon24.

VIP Executive Zurique Hotel

Rua Ivone Silva, nº 18
1050-124 Lisboa
Tel: (+351) 217 814 000

Sponsorship opportunities

The first major international European Social Survey conference in five years will bring together over 150 participants at ICS - University of Lisbon and ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal, from 8-10 July 2024.

A number of sponsorship opportunities are available, either individually or part of a wider package. Bespoke options are also available. Please contact the conference committee to discuss further.

Conference timetable

  • 23 August 2023: Call for sessions opens
  • 2 October 2023: Call for sessions closes
  • Late October 2023: Sessions selected and convenors notified
  • 12 December 2023: Call for papers opens
  • 31 January 2024: Call for papers closes
  • March 2024: Papers selected and notified | Draft programme released
  • April 2024: Registration opens (early bird rate)
  • 31 May 2024: Early bird registration closes
  • 1 July 2024: Registration closes
  • 8-10 July 2024: Conference