Conferences at Runde Environmental Centre

GPS coordinates
Latitude: 62.401488899
Longitude: 5.6446007038
Transport description
Runde Environmental Centre has its own charter boat which carries up to 12 passengers. Guests will be transportet to and from airport or Ålesund city centre upon request.

The centre is also easily reached by car or bus.


Bird safari, Boat trips, Conference, Course, Exhibition, Guided trips, Mountain hiking, Seminar


Double room, Number of apartments, Single room


Eco-Lighthouse, Sustainable Tourism

Conference facilities

Conference personnel, Wireless Internet

Food and drinks

Norwegian cuisine, Summer café

General facilities

Boat harbour, Café, Conference facilities, Free parking, Internet, Reception

Harbour facility

Access to power, Electricity, Flush toilets, Guest harbour, Sanitary facilities


Boats, Premises


Danish, English, French, German, Norwegian

Nature and terrain

Bathing spot, Beach, Guest jetty, Hiking area, Lookout point, Nature reserve, Sea/fjord

Other accommodation

Apartments, Flats (8), Room


Open all year round

Runde Miljøsenter AS, Rundavegen 237
6096 Runde

Phone70 08 08 00
Fax70 08 08 01

Runde Environmental Centre (Runde Miljøsenter) represents an opportunity for those wishing to make an event into a unique experience. The research station provides prime facilities for courses and conferences, as well as for accommodation. It is an extraordinary location for participants wishing to combine professional meetings with spectacular encounters of nature. Cultural events in the region lend themselves to be incorporated into special events.

During a visit at Runde Environmental Centre it is natural to experience the ecosystem the island is part of, and the research station offers insights into current and exciting research on sustainable development.

The centre’s international research setting provides guests with the opportunity to discover the environment by visiting the information centre or meeting enthusiastic researchers from across the world. During a work break one may want to enjoy the sight of thousands of sea birds or the magical sounds of the open ocean with breaking waves against the wild shores of the island.

As part of a meeting, fishing trips, seal safaris or bird watching adventures can be arranged.

In addition, a stay at Runde is easily combine with a visit to the art nouveau town of Ålesund or the world’s most beautiful fjord Geiranger (UNESCO Natural Heritage Site). Meetings and seminars at Runde Environmental Centre lend themselves to be joined to events and special excursions as well as to other professional conferences in the area, e.g. in Ålesund.

We would like to welcome you to arrange meetings, seminars and conferences at Runde Environmental Centre on Runde. A meeting place where experiences exceed your expectations

Facts about Runde Environmental Centre
Runde Environmental Centre, open year-round, has an intimate atmosphere and thereby stimulates both, efficiency and relaxation, while offering experiences bound to exceed the guest’s expectations. The conference centre, including auditorium, conference room and restaurant facilities serving delightful meals, can accommodate 120 persons. Overnight guests have access to 34 hotel-standard rooms in 8 apartment suites. For larger events, the centre cooperates with various course and conference hotels in Ålesund and the vicinity with transport arrangements tailored to your needs.

Runde Environmental Centre offers assistance in finding the event and excursion arrangement best suitable for your requirements:
Prime destinations such as the art nouveau town Ålesund, world-renowned Geiranger fjord (UNESCO world heritage site), Sunnmøre Alps, Hjørundfjorden and Trollstigen, are within immediate reach.

The centre’s building and facilities are brand new and are suitable for a large variety of meetings and gatherings. As the location on Runde is characterised by the highly sensitive natural environment and represents a protected area, the building has been designed to the most modern standards of ‘green’ technology, including sustainable building materials, energy efficiency, water conservation and recycling of waste materials and water. For this very reason, the building itself has also become an international attraction.

Contact details

Destinasjon Ålesund & Sunnmøre
N-6002 Ålesund
Tel.: 70 16 34 30

Destinasjon Geirangerfjord-Trollstigen
N-6216 Geiranger
Tel.: 70 26 30 99