Learning From Copenhagen

Find out how the Academy’s European City of the Year is responding to challenges in cost of living and social inequality while maintaining its position as one of the world’s most liveable cities

Sunday 17 Sept @ 18:00 until Tuesday 19 September @ 17:00

We are excited to announce that immediately after Congress the Academy will travel to Copenhagen for a two-day study visit to learn more about our current European City of the Year.

Taking place over 17-19 September the visit will pick up key themes of sustainability and resilience, good governance, community participation and high-quality physical space. Read what the Academy had to say about Copenhagen following its assessment in 2016.

Meet key people from the city, practice and business and see the projects that have combined to make Copenhagen a world-renowned powerhouse of good urbanism.


The visit is available to all Academy members, whether you are attending Congress or not. The ticket price is £70 plus VAT and places are limited so please book your place ASAP. Attendance will be on a first-come first-served basis. Please contact Linda Gledstone to book.


The group will be staying at the Cabinn City Hotel. The prices of the room are 785DKK, approximately £90 per room per night including breakfast, depending on the exchange rate.

Cabinn City Hotel
Mitchellsgade 14
1568 Copenhagen K

Once your booking is confirmed with Linda Gledstone, you will be given accommodation booking information to secure the special rate.


If you are travelling from Aarhus after the Congress, the group will be travelling by train to Copenhagen. However, the train details have yet to be announced.