Bologna International Airport (BLQ) has got excellent connections to the main European intercontinental hubs. You can check on the airport timetable page for more infos.

Airport shuttle bus timetable page -> BLQ Bus
You need to buy the one way ticket (6 EUR - cash only) on board. Journey time to get to the city center is approximately 25 min depending on traffic.
Suggested stops to get off the bus are "Stazione Centrale" (Railway Central Station) or "Mille".

Here below you'll find a selection of hotels that are in a convenient position, in the city center, close enough to reach IRA easily.

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Hotel City Best Western
Hotel holiday
Hotel Tre Vecchi
Hotel Il Guercino

In these selected hotels it is possible for participants to book at a discounted rate.
The booking code is RadioSurvey2015.

Hotel Tre Vecchi until August 24th - 9 single rooms

Hotel Holiday until August 20th - 2 single rooms & 5 double rooms single use

Hotel City Best Western until August 31st - 15 single rooms

Hotel Il Guercino until September 18th - 5 single rooms & 10 double rooms single use

A more complete list of hotels is available here


  • March 1st 2015: Registration opens
  • May 15th 2015: Abstract submission deadline
  • July 31st 2015: Early Registration deadline
  • August 31st 2015: Late Registration deadline


April 30th 2015: financial requests expired

                With the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Directorate General for the Country Promotion.