Venue and accomodation


Course Location:

vg1Lake Como School of Advanced Studies, Villa del Grumello, Como, Italy.
Placed in a central position within Europe, close to four international airports, it 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.

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


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 S.Rocchetto”.


Villa del Grumello has a guest house (“foresteria”) with 19 beds in 2- or 4-bed rooms. The rate is 33 euros(*) per night (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). The guesthouse is available from Sept. 2nd (arrival date) to Sept. 8th (departure date).

A few rooms have also been blocked in 3-star hotels in Como.

The School Secretariat will take care of the accommodation of the accepted students: to book a room through the Secretariat, please download, fill in and send the accommodation form.

Since the guesthouse has a limited number of places, we suggest you to book at your earliest convenience!

If you are looking for a low price accommodation, we suggest you also the youth hostel OSTELLO BELLO (;  email: prices from EUR 36,90 per night and person (shared dorms). The hostel is 15 minutes on foot from Villa del Grumello.