Location and accommodation

Lake Como School of Advanced studies is located c/o Fondazione Alessandro Volta at Villa del Grumello, in Como, Italy


Lake Como School of Advanced studies is located c/o Fondazione Alessandro Volta at Villa del Grumello, in Como, Italy.

Como can be reached by plane via four international airports (Milano Malpensa, Milano Linate, Bergamo Orio al Serio and Lugano), all of them within 45-90 minutes drive.

Como is also very well connected by train to all of the major European Cities. Frequent and fast train services connects Como daily to Milan as well as to Switzerland and Northern Europe.


Please notice that the cost of accommodation is NOT included in the admission fee.

Villa del Grumello has a guest house (“foresteria”) with shared rooms (2- or 4-bed rooms). The rate is 45,00 euros per night; breakfast is not included; a kitchen for self preparing breakfast is available). Only shared accommodation with other students is allowed (no accompanying persons).

A few rooms have been blocked in 3-star hotels in Como, with rates ranging from approx. 90 to 130 euros per night (breakfast included). The School Secretariat will take care of the accommodation of the accepted students who have accomplished the payment of the fee. Please contact the Secretariat to check availability and book (or get advice to book elsewhere).

Accommodation in shared rooms will be also available at Ostello Bello Como at a discount rate. Further details will follow.


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