The S.I.D.R.A. PhD Summer School will be held in Bertinoro, Forlì-Cesena, Italy. More in detail it will take place at the University Residential Centre of Bertinoro (Ce.U.B.), a vocational training centre of the University of Bologna that provides the school with conference and lodging facilities. The centre is located in a unique architectonical and environmental setting.
The classes will be held in the modernize Ravelin room, nearby the ancient Bishop's Fortress that overlooks the historic center of Bertinoro from the top of the hill.
Tourist information about Bertinoro:
How to Reach the School
The University Residential Center is located at Via Frangipane, 6 in Bertinoro (see the map below).
Bertinoro lies approximately half-way between Bologna and the Adriatic coast town of Rimini. Below the instructions for reaching the school.
The nearest major airport is the Bologna Guglielmo Marconi International Airport (BLQ) which has good connectivity to many major European locations and it is about 90Km far from Bertinoro. You may also want to check for flights either to the Rimini (RMI) Federico Fellini Airport (about 48Km from Bertinoro ) or the Forlì (FRL) Luigi Ridolfi Airport (about 11Km from Bertinoro) reachable from several European cities via low cost companies.
If you arrive in Bologna Airport or Rimini Airport you should reach the train station and take a train (see the train section for more details).
If you arrive at Forlì airport, probably the easiest option for reaching Bertinoro is to hire a taxi.
If you arrive to one of the two Milan airports, then proceed to the Milan Central Train Station and take a train to Forlì.
From Bologna train station: numerous trains run between Bologna and Forlì. The trip takes 30-45 minutes depending on the train type. If you take a regional train you can stop at the Forlimpopoli station (5Km from Bertinoro), otherwise you should stop to Forlì station (about 13Km from bertinoro). From here you should take a bus or a taxi.
From Rimini train station: numerous trains run between Rimini and Cesena (or Forlì). The trip takes 20 minutes depending on the train type. If you take a regional train you can stop at the Forlimpopoli station (5Km from Bertinoro), otherwise you should stop to Cesena station (about 13Km from bertinoro). From here you should take a bus or a taxi.
From Rimini train station: take a train to Forlì/Forlimpopoli (notice that Bologna is between Milan and Forlì so the train also stops at the Bologna station), then follow the advices in the first bullet.
From Bologna train station: it takes about 90 minutes and it is going to cost you about 140€, including highway tolls, but it becomes an affordable option if you share it with a group of 3-4 people.
From Forlimpopoli station: it takes about 10 minutes and it is going to cost you about 15€
From Forlì or Cesena station: it takes about 20 minutes and it is going to cost you about 25€.
From Forlimpopoli station: it takes about 15 minutes. The bus number is the 121 or 134 to Bertinoro;
From Forlì station: The simplest way to reach Bertinoro from Forlì is to take a bus. The bus station (located in "via Oriani") is about 200 mt. from the train station. Buses run from 07.10 (09.10 on Sundays) to 19.35 (19.10 on Sundays). The trip takes around 25 minutes. Bus number (134, or 92 to Forlimpopoli then 121 or 134 to Bertinoro);
From Cesena station: it takes about 25 minutes. The bus number is the 92 to Forlimpopoli and then 121 or 134 to Bertinoro.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The buses 121 and 134 are not available on sunday and have a very sparse service (few times per day).
From Bologna or Rimini: exit highway A14 at Cesena-Nord and merge onto E45 towards Rome. Take exit Cesena Ovest and turn right onto SS9 – Via Emilia towards Forlì/Bologna. Pass the town of Capocolle, turn left at the traffic-light and follow the directions for Bertinoro.
The distance between the highway and Bertinoro is approximately 12 Km.
Refer to this page for more details.
The attendees will be hosted in the University Residential Centre of Bertinoro (Ce.U.B.). The accommodations will be assigned according to the booking date. The centre has 86 bedrooms (single, twin, double), for a total amount of 130 beds.
Refer to Ms. Monica Michelacci for any question.
Costs and Fees
The fee includes:
- the registration to the School,
- the accommodation (half-board, i.e. breakfast and lunch),
- the social dinner.
- 500.00 €, in double room, arrival on July 2nd, departure on July 8th
- 630.00 €, in single room, arrival on July 2nd, departure on July 8th.
- Although non-encouraged, it is possible to register for only one of the two modules of the School; in this case, the registration fee is 330.00 € (double room) or 430.00 € (single room).
How to Apply
The registration consists of a 2-step procedure:
- Pre - registration
- 5th June 2017: Fill in the form before this deadline to submit your application to the school.
- School coordinators will examine applications to avoid overbooking.
- 15th June 2017: You will receive a acceptance/rejection communication by email and instructions for the final registration.
- 26th June 2017: deadline for final registration, with the payment of the fee.
Partecipants are required to fill out and submit the form below in order to send their candidature to the Phd school. Notice that this is a binding request.Below the link to the form: