The ADA 2013 Summer School will be hosted by the University of Macerata (Italy) (http://www.unimc.it/en/) in the old city centre, from Monday August 26th to Wednesday September 3rd. A welcome drink is scheduled on Sunday 25th evening and a closing dinner before the last day of work.
How to reach Macerata ? Google Maps
Macerata is a medium-sized town (45.000 inhabitants) in the Marche region, in the middle-east side of Italy, not far from important cities like Rome, Florence or Bologna (4 hrs, 4.30 hrs, 3 hrs).
The University buildings and facilities are located in the campus in the city of Macerata; Here you can find dynamic maps showing the locations of all the University buildings and facilities. A welcome guide to Macerata for international students is available in the International Office website.
ADA 2013 students could accomodate with special conditions in the University colleges placed in the city centre, few steps from the lecture rooms (Polo Pantaleoni) and the IT Labs (Palazzo Ciccolini).
A brief presentation of Macerata University:
The area of Macerata is characterised by its excellent quality of life, provided by the province’s clean air, parks, and its peaceful yet lively atmosphere felt in all of the cities and towns dotted around the local landscape. Macerata’s location is ideal for reaching all that the province has to offer. The Adriatic Sea Coast, ski resorts, and the National Park of The Sibillini Mountains are all relatively nearby. The Province of Macerata is also notable for its employment rate and the great number of small and medium-sized businesses.
Coming to study in Italy can offer a unique cultural experience for students from all over the world.
The University of Macerata was founded in 1290 and it is one of the oldest universities in Europe. Its main activities are focused on the humanities and social sciences. Macerata is a medieval town and here you can study in ancient and artistically evocative buildings and classrooms.
Over the last few years the University has developed a multicampus structure, with a number of programmes located around the Marche region in the towns of Jesi, Civitanova Marche, Fermo and Spinetoli, but with most of its facilities and activities hosted in the open main campus within the city of Macerata.