Practical information Università di Bologna – UNIBO (Italy)

The Master Vintage students take classes at the Campus of Food Science, Piazza Goidanich 60, Cesena (FC) 47521, Italy. (

Latitude: 44.156588; Longitude 12.244306 (
GPS Coordinates: 44° 9′ 24.3288” N; 12° 14′ 39.6348” E.

The nearest airport to the city of Cesena is “Marconi” Bologna ( that provides a bus service to the central train station (Bologna Centrale) where there are often trains to Cesena and the ticket can be purchased online (

By train: get off at Cesena station and walk or catch the N° 21 bus. On foot from the main train station exit, turn right and at the first crossroads turn right again. Go all the way down that street, under the underpass and straight over the traffic lights, until you come to the car park in front of the Villa (about 20 minutes).

By bus: from the railway station take the N° 21 bus bound for “Martorano”. Get off in Via Ravennate N° 1020 in front of the car dealers. Check timetables on the website (

By car: Take the “Cesena Sud” exit. You immediately come to a roundabout where you take the first exit. At the next roundabout take the second exit which is Via Calcinaro. Go right the way down Via Calcinaro and at the last roundabout take the second exit. At the next roundabout, go into the Coming Centre on your left. At the far end of this on your right stands the Campus of Food Science.


Here some example:

– bus ticket from Bologna airport to Bologna train station, approx 6.00 euros;

– train ticket from Bologna to Cesena approx 14.50 euros;

– rent a room in apartment at Cesena, approx. 200-250 euros;

– working lunch approx. 7-10 euro, dinner (e.g. pizza, drink, coffee) approx. 12-15 euros;


Further details on this website:


Unibo International Relations Office:

Palazzo Urbinati – Via Montalti 69, 47521 Cesena

Tel.: +39 0547 339006 (open from Monday to Friday: 12:00 – 1:00 pm)

Fax: +39 0547 338903



Finding accommodation

The student association Analysis offers foreign students help free of charge in finding accommodation at Cesena. To contact the Association you may send an e-mail to this address:

List of Housing agencies in Cesena


Health insurance

Foreign students may benefit from the public health service in Italy (AUSL). EU students possessing a European health card may enroll with General Practitioners (G.P.) in the neighborhood. A list of these is available from the AUSL website (see “”medici di medicina generale”).

Continuous Healthcare Service (Ex Guardia Medica)

When your G.P. is off duty, you may telephone the Continuous Healthcare Service (Formerly known as the Guardia Medica). The telephone number is: 848800865.


In an emergency, go to the Hospital Emergency Unit, open round the clock. The service is usually free of charge to everyone. To call an ambulance, dial 118.

Stay permits – for extra-UE students

Students from outside the EU must apply for a stay permit within 8 days of their arrival in Italy. The International Relations Office will inform them of the documents needed.

Courses of Italian

The University Language Centre (CLA) organizes Italian courses for students. The course is free of charge to exchange students. Courses are held at the following periods of the year:

From September to mid-November (first semester)

From February to mid-April (second semester)

Courses take the form of contact hours (30 hours’ lessons with a teacher) and self-access study (20 hours), to an overall total of 50 hours. There are generally two lessons a week (2 or 2.5 hours each) at times between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday to Friday. Complete beginners are put in a course of assisted self-access, level A1. At the end of each course students may apply for a certificate of attendance and progress. To qualify for either certificate they must attend at least 70% of the 50 hours scheduled. Italian language courses carry 5 credits.

The address of the CLA at Cesena is N° 14, via Martiri della Libertà. E-mail: