Symposium venue

The 13th International Barley Genetics Symposium will be held in UL Academic Centre, University of Latvia. This building is located on the right bank of the river Daugava, in Pardaugava, which is a half-hour walking distance to the Riga Old Town.
The University of Latvia consistently retains the position of the national, leading and most influential higher education institution in Latvia. In terms of the total number of students, the University of Latvia is also the largest university in the country. It is the largest comprehensive university in Latvia with a prominent standing both in the development of the entire education system and in the overall growth of the country’s economy.
The symposium plenary sessions will be held in “Magnum Hall”, with the capacity to seat 300 people. Break-out sessions will be held in separate seminar rooms with seating capacity 25 – 50 – 100.

Public transport:
Trolleybuses: Nr. 9, 27 – stop “Latvijas Nacionālā bibliotēka” (National Library of Latvia)
Buses: Nr. 23 – stop “LU Akadēmiskais centrs”; Nr. 3, 4, 4z, 7, 8, 21, 22, 25, 32, 35, 38, 39, 43, 54, 55 – stop “Latvijas Nacionālā bibliotēka”
Trams: Nr. 1, 2, 4, 5, 10 – stop “Latvijas Nacionālā bibliotēka”
Train: station Torņakalns

University of Latvia
House of Nature
Jelgavas iela 1
Riga, LV-1004