The Summer School will be hosted by the Department of Architecture (Tassoni Estense Palace) of the University of Ferrara, in Via della Ghiara 36, Ferrara, Italy.

Arriving in Ferrara

By Plane

The nearest  airport is the "Guglielmo Marconi" Airport in Bologna, connected with the most important European cities. The timetable of incoming and outgoing flights is available at the website of Bologna airport.

From Bologna Airport to Ferrara

  1. By BUS: there is a special bus, Ferrara Bus & Fly, connecting the airport with Ferrara at the cost of 15€ per person. It stops in three points of the city.
  2. By TRAIN:
    1. You can take the "Aerobus" or a taxi to go from the airport to Bologna's railway station ("Bologna Centrale");
    2. You can then take the train from "Bologna Centrale" to Ferrara (see Trenitalia or Italo websites).

By Train

The main connections with Ferrara's railway station are Bologna and Venice. The train schedule is available at the website of Trenitalia or Italo.

By Car

A13 BO-PD, Ferrara Nord or Ferrara Sud exits.

Moving in Ferrara

The Department of Economics and Management is in the historic center of Ferrara, located next to the Cathedral of San Giorgio. Many hotels are placed within walking distance from the venue.

By Foot

You can visit the city center by foot.

By Bike

Ferrara is well known as the city of bicycles and you can visit the most part of the city by bike. If you like, you can rent one from a local rental. For more information refer to Ferrara in Bici website. There is also a bike sharing service, information can be found at Ferrara in Bici website in the dedicated page. Ferrara in Bici website is in Italian but there is a link to enabled translation by Google at the top of the page.

By Bus

Bus tickets are sold in tobacco shops, bars or, at a higher price, aboard of buses. Bus paths and timetables are available at the Tper website (in Italian), or you can use Google Maps.

Bus number 2 leaves from the railway station and stops in the city center and in Via Carlo Mayr, a street parallel to Via della Ghiara (stop Carlo Mayr - Giuoco Del Pallone). Other buses, such as number 1, 6, 7, 9, 11 and 21, leave from the railway station and stop just before or after Castello Estense (the Castle of Ferrara) or in Piazza del Travaglio, both in the city centre. NOTE: on Friday, line 11 is diverted due to the market. Take one of the alternative lines.

By Taxi

There is a 24H radio taxi service. You can book a taxi by dealing the number 0532/900900.