The summer school will be held at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, in Bolzano/Bozen, Italy. The university is at less than 10 minutes by walking from the Train Station.

Bolzano/Bozen is the capital city of the province of South Tyrol, in northern Italy . It is a particular place of Italy because it is one of five mainly Italian-speaking municipalities in the mostly Germanic province of South Tyrol. Since 2010, the city is ranked in the top 2 among 107 Italian cities in the quality-of-life survey by the Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore. Read more (Wikipedia).

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It hosts several interesting sightseeings such as the the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, which has the mummy of Ötzi the Iceman, and the Laubengasse (Via dei Portici), a street in the city centre with medieval carcades along its entire course, now housing high-street shops

There are several promenades of different levels of difficulty also starting from town. Please see Sentres.

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The city’s Tourist board office website provides several information about Bolzano/Bozen. Please contact them at for information regarding venues, sightseeings, trips, food, etc.

The current weather forecast is available here.


Stadthotel – Hotel Città
Waltherplatz 21 piazza Walther I-39100 Bozen-Bolzano
Phone: +39 0471 975221
Fax: +39 0471 976688

Hotel Scala Stiegl
Brennerstraße 11 via Brennero I-39100 Bozen-Bolzano
Phone: +39 0471 976222
Fax: +39 0471 981141

Parkhotel Luna Mondschein
Piavestraße 15 via Piave I-39100 Bozen-Bolzano
Phone: +39 0471 975642
Fax: +39 0471 975577

Hotel Feichter
Weintraubengasse 15 via Grappoli I-39100 Bozen-Bolzano
Phone: +39 0471 978768
Fax: +39 0471 974803

Kolping House Bolzano
Adolph-Kolping Straße 3 I-39100 Bozen-Bolzano Italia
Phone: +39 0471 308400
Fax: +39 0471 973917