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  • Registration:

It is possible to attend both weeks, or the first week only. For registration, please follow the LINK:


  • Course Location:

Placed in a central position within Europe, close to four international airports, the summer school 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.

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


How to reach Como: look at the page for instructions on how to reach the town by plane, train or car.

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 Rocchetto”.

  • Accommodation:

3 stars hotels 15 minutes walking from Villa del Grumello

The Organizing Secretariat has special agreements with 3 stars hotels 15 minutes walking from Villa del Grumello.
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.

  • Ostello Bello

If you are looking for a low price accommodation, we suggest you the youth hostel:OSTELLO BELLO (; e mail:
Prices from EUR 36,90 per night and person (shared dorms). The hostel is 15 minutes on foot from Villa del Grumello. The Hostel must be contacted directly.

  • Villa del Grumello Guest House

Villa del Grumello has a guest house (“foresteria”) with 19 beds in 2- or 4-bed rooms. The rate is € 200,00 for 5 nights  (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).

It will be possible to reserve a place in the guesthouse when your application will be approved and registration procedure will be opened and completed. No advance reservation request will be considered.

For additional information, kindly contact the Organizing Secretariat (

Important! For all school speakers and attendees!

We have learned that third part companies are contacting school speakers and attendees offering to make travel arrangements (hotel and flight bookings) on our behalf and asking for credit card details in order to proceed. PLEASE NOTE these agencies are not authorized by us, this is most likely a fraud.

For any doubt do not hesitate to contact us. Thank you!