ARTIST Summer School on ICT for Future Energy Systems 2011

July 25-29, 2011      Povo, Trento, Italy organised and funded by ARTIST 


Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Scienza dell’Informazione
Via Sommarive, 14 I-38123 POVO (Trento)
Phone: (+39) 0461 882092
Fax: (+39) 0461 882093

Accommodation for students - the Campus
The Campus, which is called Studentato san Bartolameo, is located in Trento, in the south part of the town, in the direction of Mattarello (a suburb of Trento). To reach it from the city town, you can take alternatively these ones:
  • Buses: nr. A (circle), nr. 3 or nr. 8; bus stop called Questura
  • Train Trento-(Bassano) Venezia: train stop called San Bartolameo

via della Malpensada, nr. 90 and 140
I-38123 Trento
Phone: (+39) 0461 217490 (reception)
Fax: (+39) 0461 217482

Getting from the city town to DISI by bus
  • Route 5.
    This is the quickest route up the hill from the city center. The trip takes about 10 minutes. Board at the "Piazza Dante" stop in front of the train station or at the "Piazza Venezia" stop. Get off at the "Povo - Facolta di Scienze" stop just after the blue sign for "Povo". Route times are displayed at every stop. The stop names are shown on bus stop placards. Tickets can be
    purchased at newsstands. Get them before boarding.

  • Route 13.
    Getting to DISI from the city center takes much more time on this bus, but it might be useful if you are in the southern area of the city. Get off at the "Povo - Piazza Manci" stop and walk down the hill to get to the Department. Route times are displayed at every stop. The stop names are shown on stop placards. Tickets can be purchased at newsstands. Get them before boarding. Times and fares are available at the Trentino Trasporti web site.

  • Train Trento-(Bassano) Venezia
    Train stop called "San Bartolameo" to train stop "Povo/Mesiano", then you have to walk a few minutes.
    You can use the bus ticket you will given both for the bus running in Trento (all routes) and for the train Trento-Venezia, getting from the Campus to DISI and back.

  • Taxi. Should you need to call a taxi, you can find one just outside the train station at the taxi stand to the right as you exit. Or call Radio Taxi at 0461 930002. The cost is 10 to 15 euros.

How to reach Trento
  • By car
    You can reach Trento on the following roads: Strada Statale dell’Abetone e del Brennero; Autostrada del Brennero - A22 motorway, phone no. (+39) 0461 980085; Superstrada della Valsugana for those coming from Venice, and Strada Statale 45 bis (Gardesana Occidentale), for those coming from Brescia.

  • By train
    Two main lines reach Trento: the Brennero line (connecting to Rome to the south, and Innsbruck and northern Europe to the north) and the Valsugana line to Venice. Timetable details from Trenitalia. A local train line connects Trento with Valle di Non (Ferrovia Trento-Malé, details from Trentino Trasporti).

  • By plane
    The following airports are the closest to Trento:
    • Verona Catullo Airport • Venezia Marco Polo • Milano Linate • Milano Malpensa • Brescia Montichiari • Bergamo Orio al Serio • Bolzano

Trento is connected with the main airports by the A22 Brennero Motorway and by the railway.

A shuttle service to reach the centre of Milan is guaranteed for travellers arriving in Malpensa and Linate. Buses leave every 20-30 minutes 24 hours a day.

For those arriving in Verona (Valerio Catullo airport) or Brescia (Montichiari Airport) there is a shuttle bus service to Verona railway station every day, leaving every 20 minutes from 6.30 in the morning until 11.35 p.m.

For those arriving in Bergamo (Orio al Serio airport) there is a shuttle bus service to Bergamo railway station, leaving every 15 minutes from 6.05 to 00.15; to Milano Centrale railway station leaving every 20 minutes from 04.30 to 01.00 and to Brescia railway station.

For those arriving in Venice (Marco Polo Airport) there are buses to Venezia-Santa Lucia and Mestre-Venezia railways stations.

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