European Dental Materials Summer School was organized on the island of Seili 22-24th of August 2011. Seili is located in the town of Väståboland, some 20 minutes (7 km) ferry trip to the north-east from the village of Nauvo.
The Archipelago Research Institute is located on the island of Seili. This institute is a special unit under the Centre of Environmental Research of the University of Turku. The Institute participates in multidisciplinary research of the Baltic Sea, with a special focus on the Archipelago Sea. In addition to institute's own education, it serves the university by offering resources for field courses, seminars, doctoral schools, workshops, conferences, etc. Moreover, institute's infrastructure is commonly utilised by researchers and university students of most Finnish universities.