Lake Como School of Advanced Studies, Villa del Grumello, Como, Italy.
Placed in a central position within Europe, close to four international airports, it is hosted in an outstanding old noble palace located on the shoreline of beautiful Lake Como. The School is an international research facility running short term programmes on a wide range of interdisciplinary subjects, sharing a common focus on complex systems. The School attracts leading scholars in different fields including: physics, biology, economics, sociology, geopolitics, education, environmental and development studies, to engage in collaborative research. In small teams, visitors explore questions at the cutting edge of science and knowledge. In a context of globalization and in front of the increasing interaction between various kinds of networks, the analysis of complex systems offers insights into economic development, social cohesion and the environment on many geographical scales.
HOW TO GET THERE: http://lakecomoschool.org/contact/travel-info/
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”.