Venue and accommodation

The School will take place in Villa del Grumello, Como.

How to get there Click here for information on how to reach Como

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 Rocchetto”. Click here for a map


Villa del Grumello has a guest house (“foresteria”). The rate is 36,30 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 School Secretariat will take care of the accommodation of the accepted students who have accomplished the payment of the fee, and who have filled out and sent the proper accommodation form: BGSCaccommodation form.

It is also possible to ask for  accommodation in shared rooms @Ostello Bello Como at a discount rate. Please contact the hostel directly @ with your booking request. Please specify you are a student of Fondazione Alessandro Volta, otherwise it will not be possible to benefit of the affilated rate.

The hostel will possibly keep students of the school in the same rooms. This offer is subject to availability.

IMPORTANT NOTICE for all school lecturers and attendees:We have been informed that someone tried to contact school speakers and attendees offering travel arrangements (hotel and flight booking) on behalf of the school secretariat, asking for credit card details in order to proceed.