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Testata del Dipartimento di Ingegneria delle Costruzioni Meccaniche, Nucleari, Aeronautiche e di Metallurgia

Italian Design Summer School: Art, Society and Industry

Edition 2018, the 13th Edition


The two towers of Bologna

Students lodge for the first two weeks in Bologna at "Camplus Bononia" and for the last week in Bertinoro at "University Residential Center of Bertinoro".
Accommodation at Camplus Bologna: in triple rooms or double rooms. It is also possible to lodge in a single room paying an extra fee of 300 euro.
Accommodation at CeUB: in double rooms. It is also possible to lodge in a single room paying an extra fee of 75 euro. Single rooms are located in Hotel Colonna, a few minutes walk from CeUB.
Students can lodge in single rooms, when available; in this case, a specific request must be sent by paying the extra price.

At their arrival, students will be provided with maps and guidebooks, which should help them enjoying their stay in Bologna. Students will receive information to travel and visit other italian cities during their free time.  Visits to relevant cultural and artistic sites are scheduled during the weekends; for this purpose transports by private buses will be available to students.

Camplus Bononia is located in Via Sante Vincenzi, 49 in Bologna, in a very quiet but strategic position, close to the University district; the train station and the downtown that can be reached in a few minutes by walking or by bus. Camplus Bononia, opened in September 2012, is a modern building, surrounded by trees, grass, and equipped with the most advanced facilities to save energy. The residence offers very high level accommodations, as well as a series of services which grant the students the possibility to live the university experience at its best: several areas meant for studying and researching; many other areas meant for leisure, sport, and free time in general. Camplus Bononia is a comfortable lodging structure,  where Summer Schools students of the University of Bologna can socialize with other guests.

Accommodation is in triple rooms or in double rooms with private bathroom, refrigerator, telephone and television. A common kitchen service will be available. Camplus Bononia provides a reception service (open 24 hours a day) and a laundry service as well. Students will receive instruction at their arrival in order to connect their laptops and mobile phone to the wireless network which is available in every room.

Since Bologna lies in the centre of Italy, it is possible to quickly reach most of the major italian artistic location: travel times (by fast train) from Bologna to some of such sites are shown below.

Students will spend the last five days of the course in Bertinoro, a small beautiful village of historical interest on the top of a hill in Romagna region. They will lodge at the University Residential Center of Bertinoro which is located in via Frangipane 6, inside a medieval castle, which first original construction dates back to year 1000.
During their stay in Bertinoro they will use local facilities to deepen some design aspects relevant to modeling and rapid prototyping. In Bertinoro students will have the possibility to use computer rooms, common studies spaces and a laboratory where they will develop a physical modelling activity using special materials and tools.

Firenze: 1/2 hour Firenze Venezia: 1&1/4 hourVenezia
    Roma: 2 hours Roma         Milano: 1 hour Milano