Venue and Accomodation


Course Location:

vg1Lake Como School of Advanced Studies, Villa del Grumello, Como, Italy.
Placed in a central position within Europe, close to four international airports, it is hosted in an outstanding old noble palace located on the shoreline of beautiful Lake Como. The Lake Como School is an international research facility running short term programmes on a wide range of interdisciplinary subjects, sharing a common focus on advanced scientific fields.

Venue The school will be held at Villa del Grumello, Via per Cernobbio 11, Como (Italy).

Villa del Grumello is 20 min on foot from Como city center you can also take a bus, lines 6 and 11 (bus stop: “Como Via Regina Piscine Villa Olmo”, just after “Villa Olmo”).
From the main Train Station (Como S. Giovanni), the nearest bus stop to catch line 6 and 11 is “Piazzale S.Rocchetto”.


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Villa del Grumello has a guest house (“foresteria”) with 19 beds in 2- or 4-bed rooms. The rate is 33 euros(*) per night (breakfast not included; a kitchen for self preparing breakfast is available). Please notice that only shared accommodation with other students is allowed (no accompanying persons).

A few rooms have been blocked in 3-star hotels in Como, with rates ranging from 75 to 120 euros per night (breakfast included).

The School Secretariat will take care of the accommodation of the accepted students who have accomplished the payment of the fee, and who have filled out and sent a suitable accommodation form before 13 April 2018.