Giorgio Prodi Lecture Hall
Piazza S.Giovanni in Monte, 2

The event will be hosted in the premises of the University of Bologna, in the prestigious Giorgio Prodi lecture hall, in the heart of the Monumental Complex of San Giovanni in Monte.

How to get there:

From the railway station

The San Giovanni in Monte complex, located in the city center, is easy to reach by bus (lines n.11, n.30 and C) from the Railway Station (Bologna Centrale).

  • Line 11 Departure stop: XX Settembre Autostazione  (near the Railway Station) Arrival Stop: Garganelli. Walking distance to the conference venue:  5 minutes
  • Line 30 Departure stop: Bologna Stazione Centrale (in front of the Railway Station) Arrival Stop: Piazza Minghetti. Walking distance to the conference venue: 10 minutes
  • Line C (small bus): Departure stop: Bologna Stazione Centrale (in front of the Railway Station) Arrival stop: Cartoleria. Walking distance to the conference venue: 5 minutes

For further information about timetables and itineraries, please visit:  TPER (Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia-Romagna).

Taxis are available at the Railway Station and near the conference venue
Ph. 0039 051 273737 - COTABO / 0039 051 538083 - RADIOTAXI

By car
The Conference Venue is located in the Limited Traffic Zone of the Historical Center (ZTL).

The Limited Traffic Zone of the Historical Center (ZTL), is a wide area within the historic center of Bologna where every day, from 7:00 to 20:00,  the movement of motor vehicles is restricted. Sirio “electronic surveillance system” supervises the entrances to the LTZ.

Active passages are located in via Santo Stefano, via San Vitale, via Alessandrini, via Marconi, via Riva di Reno, via San Felice, via Sant'Isaia, viale XII Giugno, via D'Azeglio, via Borgo di San Pietro, via Finelli, via Mascarella, via Capo di Lucca, via Bocca di Lupo, via degli Angeli.

Within the LTZ there are some areas limited 24 hours a day: pedestrian areas and the T areas (via Rizzoli, via Indipendenza, via Ugo Bassi). 


We recommend the Parking ex-Staveco, 10 minutes walking from the venue.


Public Parkings in the city centre are also available.



Map of the Venue

  • Red Marker
    44.4909 11.34802 Aula Prodi, Piazza San Giovanni in Monte, 2 - Bologna

Aula Prodi, Piazza San Giovanni in Monte, 2 - Bologna

Prodi Hall

The Prodi Hall:
Place of extraordinary beauty and historical art value, the area offers the opportunity to host cultural and educational activities in a unique and smart environment. In what was once the dining-hall of the nunnery of the Lateran Canons, against the backdrop of the beautiful sixteenth-century fresco by Bartolomeo Cesi, it is now possible to organize conferences, workshops and meetings.

Cloister San Giovanni in Monte

The Cloister:

The magnificent cloister (900 sqm), with its wide sixteenth - century porch, is the ideal setting for exhibitions and events.