------ Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna - Rimini Campus, Italy ------


School Venue

The SSPA2013 is housed in the Aula Magna, Rimini Campus, Alma Mater Studiorum Unversity of Bologna, via Angherà 22, Rimini. Venue location can be mapped here. The school venue is conveniently located at a walking distance from the rail station and in Rimini city center.

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.

EFMC (Credits)
By attending the SSPA 2012 Ph.D students will be able to acquire 3 EFMC (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

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


Rimini weather forecast at


Rimini: two thousand years of history

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]


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