CLEF 2022 will be held in Bologna, Italy. The main conference venuew is the Belmeloro University Complex, located in Via B. Andreatta, 8.

The compound is one of the newest set of buildings of the university, inaugurated in the 2000s. It is located in the historical area of the University of Bologna, just a few minutes walk from the Two Towers, Piazza Maggiore and the most important monuments of Bologna. It is in front of the Johns Hopkins University and the tiny pretty garden “San Leonardo”; a very good place to chat and relax.

How to get to Complesso Belmeloro

By Train:

Belmeloro Complex is 20-minutes walk from Bologna Centrale railway station (main entrance from Piazza Medaglie d’Oro).

By Bus (from the train station):

The bus ticket costs € 1,50. Two lines stop near the main venue:

  • Line C (get off at Teatro Comunale stop)
  • Line 32 (get off at Porta San Vitale stop)

By airplane:

Bologna's Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ) is just 7 km northwest from the city centre. It is about 20 minutes by taxi from the city centre.You can also take Marconi Express-People Mover Aerobus BLQ (ticket € 6,00) or Marconi Express - People Mover and get off at Bologna Centrale railway station.s 20 minutes by bus, 7 minutes by monorail, and 10 minutes by taxi.

Airport – City centre connetcion:
  • Marconi Express-People Mover. Eight-minutes ride for €8.70 (return ticket for €16). The ride ends up at Bologna Centrale
  • By taxi. About 20 minutes

By car:

Take exit number 7 of the ring road (via Stalingrado) and follow the indications to the city centre.

Via B. Andreatta is located in the restricted traffic zone ZTL and the access is supervised by the “Sirio” electronic system. It is possible to purchase tickets for access to the ZTL that allow you to obtain an entry permit for one or four days.

The garages located in areas with limited traffic, as well as hotels and bed & breakfasts are required to issue a special mark and communicate to the offices in charge the plaques of their customers who are included in the list of vehicles authorized at the entrance and that will not be fined.

By Train:

Bologna Centrale is one of Italy's most important train hubs, as Bologna is located in the north-south and east-west routes; as a result, it can be reached from several towns via high-speed trains. From the high-speed train station, Freccia Rossa trains connect the city to TODO

Connections from Bologna Centrale Station:
  • - BUS:
  • - TAXI: Taxi rank outside the entrance to the station.