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Strategically placed, Bologna is a natural crossroad for international business and commerce. Its International airport “Guglielmo Marconi” is directly connected to most of the major european cities and several intercontinental destinations.

Aerobus is a shuttle service connecting Bologna Airport with the city centre and the railway station. It runs every 11 minutes every day of the year. Taxi is another opportunity to reach city center (approx 25 Eur).

Bologna is a major road and railway hub, extremely well connected with all Italian centres, being at the junction of the main motorways and railways of the country. The railway station of Bologna is one of the most important hubs for the high-speed system.

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Symposium Venue


Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna

Vai Zamboni 31, 40126 - Bologna - Italia

The Symposium Venue is located in Via Zamboni, an historic road situated in the centre of Bologna.
It's about 1 km long and it leads from the Two Towers to Porta San Donato, running through the whole university area. 

Along this road and in the immediate surroundings there are some of the most important places of art and culture in town such as Palazzo Malvezzi de' MediciPalazzo Magnani, the G.B. Martini Conservatory of Music, the Basilica of San Giacomo Maggiore with the attached Oratory of Santa Cecilia, the Teatro Comunale, together with Palazzo Poggi and the other historic seats of Bologna University.

Accademia delle Scienze is based in Palazzo Poggi in beautiful rooms decorated with frescoes by Pellegrino Tibaldi.

(Photo by Massimo Matera)

Sala Ulisse, Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna