Rimini, 13-16 June 2010




The SSPA 2010 is housed in the Aula Magna, Polo Scientifico e Didattico di Rimini, Alma Mater Studiorum Unversity of Bologna, via Angherà 22 Rimini. Venue location can be mapped here.

Internet access
Free wi-fi internet access will be available for participants coming with their own laptop.
Participants must bring a valid ID to be allowed to access to the service.

The official language of the SSPA is English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.

CFU (Credits)
By attending the SSPA 2010 PhD students will be able to acquire 3 CFU (credits).

How to reach Rimini

By car

From North: A1 Motorway Milan - Bologna, then A14 Motorway Bologna - Rimini
From South: A14 Motorway Bari - Rimini
Exit: Rimini Sud (for Rimini centre)
State Roads:
S.S. 16 Adriatica, Ferrara - Rimini - Ostuni
S.S. 16 Adriatica fino a Fano poi S.S. 3 Flaminia, Fano - Rome
S.S. 9 Emilia, Rimini - Milan
S.S./S.P. 258 Marecchiese, Rimini - Arezzo
Distance in Kilometres from Rimini:
· Ravenna km. 50
· Florence km. 159
· Venice km. 214
· Milan km. 325
· Rome km. 343

General information about the Italian Highways and directions can be obtained through the Italian highways web site
Information about the traffic at: http://www.autostrade.it/autostrade/traffico.do (web site in Italian)

By railway
Rimini is well connected by train to all the main cities in central and northen Italy. From Bologna Central Station there are direct trains (several at day) reaching Rimini in 2:30 h.

Direct lines connect Rimini to:
Rimini - Ancona - Lecce
Rimini - Roma
Rimini - Bologna - Milano - Torino
Rimini - Bologna - Verona - Brennero
Rimini - Ravenna - Ferrara

Main railway station: Piazzale Cesare Battisti

Opening hours weekdays : 7.00 am - 9.00 pm Ticket office
Opening hours weekends : 7.00 am - 9.00 pm Ticket office

Tickets can be bought on-line through the Italian railway website.
Information by phone at: 892021

By flight

The city airport ('Federico Fellini' International Airport) is located in Miramare di Rimini. Scheduled flight from 'Federico Fellini' International Airport are to Rome Fiumicino, Munich and Naples (with forward connections to Catania and Palermo). The Rimini airport is also connected by charter flight to all the main cities in north Europe and Eastern Europe.
For information and booking:

Federico Fellini International airport in Rimini
tel. 0541 715711
fax 0541 373649

Closest Internationl airport is the Bologna International airport (www.bologna-airport.it)

From Ancona, Forlì, Milan and Florence and Rome airports it is also possible to reach Rimini by train

National airlines and International low fare airlines at:

- Forlì International Airport (www.forliairport.com)
- Ancona-Falconara International Airport (www.ancona-airport.com)

Tourist information
Tourism Council, Municipality of Rimini
Piazzale Fellini 3, Marina Centro, 47900 Rimini.
tel. 0541.704587
fax. 0541.54290

Other useful links

URP Public Relations Office
Corso d’Augusto 156/158 47900 Rimini
tel. 0541.704112; fax 0541.704287

Municipal Museum
V.le L. Tonini 147900 Rimini
tel. 0541.21482

The Organizing Committee cannot accept any liability. Participants should make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.

Under the auspices of:

- Rimini Marina Centro (beach area)
Piazzale Fellini n. 3
Tel. 0541/56902 or 0541/53399
Fax 0541/56598 or 0541/26480
e-mail: marinacentro@riminireservation.it
- Rimini Old Town -Railway Station
Piazzale Cesare Battisti, 1
Tel. 0541/51331 o 0541/24760 - Fax 0541/27927
e-mail: stazione@riminireservation.it
- Aeroporto Fellini
Via Flaminia n. 409
Tel. / Fax 0541/378731
e-mail: airport@riminireservation.it

Rimini weather forecast at


The Rimini audio guide is available through the official tourst information site

Discover the historic centre of the town strolling in the past with the audio guide, that you can download free-of-charge. [go]


Rimini’s history begins from the beach. Up to 800,000 years ago, primitive man inhabited the coastal area as far back as the hillside of Covignano. From prehistorical times, the road to civilisation passed through the main evolutionary stages, taking Rimini to the forefront of the Roman era. [read more]