The site of ESSLLI 2012 is the main campus of Opole University, located at ulica Oleska 48 (48 Oleska Street), almost in the centre of Opole, a 20-25 minute walk from the railway station. The campus forms a compact fairly independent unit, very close to the city centre.
All ESSLLI lecture halls of various capacities are equipped with computer and network facilities as well as with whiteboards or blackboards.
The ESSLLI lecture halls are located in the main building, Oleska 48:
Main Aula (partitioned into two smaller rooms: Aula A and Aula B); independent entrances from the first and the second floor),
the Jan II Dobry Aula (first floor, adjacent to Main Aula),
room 249 (second floor, above the Jan II Dobry Aula),
rooms 201 – 204 (second floor, 70 meters from the above halls)
The ESSLLI 2012 office is located on the ground floor in the hall of the main building, Oleska 48 (48 Oleska Street). Registration desks will be there. The office will be open all day (i.e. from 8:30 to 19:00) from Saturday, August 4 to Friday, August 17.
The ESSLLI organizers and volunteers will be recognizable by the red ESSLLI shirts they will be wearing.
The courses and workshops will be held in Main Aula, the Jan II Dobry Aula, Room 249, which are located on the first or second floor of the main building, and in the lecture rooms 201- 204. Lecture room numbers for each course and workshop are given in the Course schedule.
The evening lectures will be held in Main Aula, 48 Oleska Street.
Student Session will be held every day from 15:50 to 16:55 on the first floor of the Institute of Psychology in the lecture room 112. (There is a direct passage inside the main building, appr. 150 meters long, from the main ESSLLI lecture rooms to the Student Session room.)
Each room in the student dormitories has an access to wired Internet.
Eduroam wireless internet access is available on the entire ESSLLI site for which you will get a login with your registration material.
In the main building (Oleska 48), there will be also a free wireless connection and the Internet kiosks.
The computer lab in room 105 (first floor of the main building, Oleska 48 ) with 16 stations will be accessible during the opening hours of the registration desks (from 9:00 to 18:30 on weekdays).
Coffee and tea will be served on the first floor in the hall of the main building. The Welcome Meeting will also take place there.
Books and journals from the publishing houses will be on display at the main building.
The Official Reception is planned to be held in the Jan Kochanowski Municipal Theatre, Plac Teatralny 12 (12 Theatre Square), 10 minutes walk from the campus. Time: Friday, August 10, 19:00.
The Opening Meeting will be in the hall on the first floor of the main building. Time: Monday, August 7, 10:30 – 11:00.
The Closing Reception will be given in the Student Culture Centre on the main campus.
The meeting is scheduled on Tuesday, August 14, 19:00 – 19:30, Main Aula, just before the evening lecture.
The party will be given in K60 Music Club, Opole ul. Armii Krajowej 42. Time: Saturday, 11 August 2012, 8:00 pm.
All course and workshop materials are available on the ESSLLI 2012 website in the registration module:
If you wish to get access to the online materials proceed as follows:
1. Self-register to receive your username and password
2. Complete registration procedure
3. Go to "My Account"
4. Download the materials as ZIP archive.
The astronomical observatory on the roof of Niechcic will be open in August 13 -14 from 19:45 to 23:00. The Perseids meteor shower will be visible after sunset (20:12).