General Informations

Congress Venue

Sapienza University of Rome
Piazzale Aldo Moro, 5, Roma

How to reach the Congress venue

From/To Fiumicino Airport

Leonardo Express

At the Airport’s railway station the Shuttle-Train Leonardo Express is a 32 minute direct service to Termini Railway Station, running every 30 minutes (every 15 minutes at peak times). Tickets can be purchased on the Trenitalia website, at the ticket office and kiosk ticket machines, at travel agents, authorized retailers and at Trenitalia counters near platforms.

FL1 train

The FL1 service to Tiburtina Railway Station takes 48 minutes and leaves every 15 minutes on week days and every 30 minutes on weekends and on Holidays. The train also stops at the following Stations: Parco Leonardo, Fiera di Roma, Ponte Galeria, Muratella, Magliana, Villa Bonelli, Trastevere, Ostiense (where there is a connection with the Metro B Line) and Tuscolana.

By Bus

There are many bus lines serving the Termini Station and other stations: Cotral service (public service), Atral Bus, Gaspari Bus, Terravision, SIT Bus, TAM.

By Taxi

Taxis to the city centre are located at the exits of both the domestic and international arrival terminals.

From/To Ciampino Airport

By Train

Ciampino railway station is reached by special buses from the airport. The train, which leaves every 15 minutes, takes 10 minutes to get to Rome Termini (Metro A & B).

By Bus

Bus lines to Termini Station: ATAC, Cotral, Gaspari Bus, Terravision, SIT bus

By Taxi

Taxis to the city centre stop at the small stand right in front of the airport itself.

For those arriving at Rome Termini, Sapienza Campus Congress venue is within walking distance.

For more information, please visit Tourist Office Website.

How to reach the Congress venue by public transport

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310 and 71 stop in Viale dell’Università, in front of entrances n° 3

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Metro B/B1, get off at “Castro Pretorio” or “Policlinico” stop
Metro A, get off at “Termini” stop


3 and 19 stop in Viale Regina Elena, in front of one of the secondary entrances


Taxi companies can be contacted at the following telephone numbers:

  • Chiama Taxi +39.06.0609
  • Pronto Taxi +39.06.6645
  • Radio Taxi +39.06.3570
  • Samarcanda +39.06.5551
  • Taxi Tevere +39.06.4157 / +39.06.4994

Taxis for people with physical disabilities can be booked by calling: +39.06.5551 or +39.06.55282884

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Car Sharing Roma

Participants will need to park their car outside the Sapienza University campus. Close to the campus there are free outdoor parking spaces, pay parking and guarded garages for a fee.


You can easily get around Rome and visit its fantastic attractions by bus, subway (“Metropolitana”), taxi and walking. If you plan to stay for 3 days or more, we encourage you to consider buying a “Roma Pass” tourist card.

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The general language for communication of the Congress is English. Papers can be presented in any of the 7 languages of the congress. Simultaneous translation will be provided only for plenary and symposia sessions.

Each participant must use his earplugs/earphones to listen to interpretation. It is not possible to use his phone speakers.

Time Zone

CET (Central European Time) applies throughout Italy. From early autumn to late winter, standard time applies, corresponding to the time zone UTC+1, one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time.

A Green Venue

The Sapienza University is also the University City, which means it has other facilities, such as:

  • Drinking water fountains available for everybody
  • Bars for refreshments
  • Green outside spaces to relax in
  • An ATM for withdrawing money
  • Italian Post Office

Pratical Information

Emergency Numbers

Medical Emergency: 118
Carabinieri: 112
Police: 113
Firefighters: 115

With the 112 service, all calls to the emergency services (police, fire brigade and also medical emergencies) are concentrated on a single number, 112. The service is available online from the network and from mobile phones, for multilingual users.


The official currency is the Euro €. You will find several change offices and banks at the airports and in the city centre. Banks are open on working days, generally between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Before changing your money, we advise you to ask about the commission charge. You can also withdraw cash at an ATM.

Country Code

To call Italy: +39
To call Roma: +39 06

Electric plug

European plug with two round metallic pins, 220 v, 50 Hz, C-type wall socket.


The interactive program is now online. Check out it on the "program" page.

The program is always being updated. Times and days are subject to change.

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