The conference will take place in The Faculty of Civil and Industrial Engineering of the Sapienza University of Rome.

Sapienza University of Rome, founded in 1303 by Pope Boniface VIII, is one of the oldest universities in the world and a high performer among the largest universities in international rankings. Since its founding over 700 years ago, Sapienza has played an important role in Italian history and has been directly involved in key changes and developments in society, economics and politics. It has contributed to the development of Italian and European science and culture in all areas of knowledge.

The Faculty of Civil and Industrial Engineering has a long tradition of teaching and researching. It has also an international reputation for excellence and strong relations with industrial partners. The Faculty is located in the historic centre of Rome, directly overlooking the Coliseum and next to the ancient Basilica of San Pietro in Vincoli, home to Michelangelo’s statue of Moses.

The Faculty of Civil and Industrial Engineering is located in the area of ​​St. Peter in Chains.

Faculty Address
Via Eudossiana, 18, Sapienza University of Rome
00184, Roma, Italy

How to reach

The Department is located in the building B (from the first to the fourth floor) inside the XVth century complex of the Engineering Faculty in via Eudossiana, 18.

On foot

From Colosseum, take the escalators inside Metro B station in Via dei Fori Imperiali and once you are on the top, please have first the great and impressive panoramic view of Colosseum, Costantino Arch, Palatino hill and Fori Imperiali, then turn back and take via della Polveriera  and from Largo della Polveriera, make a left and you are on via Eudossiana.

From via Cavour, take either the stairs in front of Palatino Hotel which bring you in front of S. Pietro in Vincoli Basilica, or from Metro B station via Cavour take the stairs of via Monte Polacco once on the top either make a right towards S. Pietro in Vincoli or walk on your left side to  via delle Sette Sale and enter the back entrance of the Faculty.

By car

This is not the best way but if you cannot avoid it here are some routes depending where you come from.

From Piazza Vittorio, cross Largo Brancaccio, straight on enter via Lanza, take the first street on the left, via Equizia, at the end make a right and you are on via del Colle Oppio, park where you can. If you park inside the blue lines, please make sure you pay the parking fare in advance (use the machines on the sidewalk or purchase the tickets in advance at newsstands or tobacco shops).

From Piazza Venezia, take via dei Fori Imperiali and then make a left on via Cavour and drive to via Lanza. Find via Equizia on the right side then continue as above.


By public transportation

By bus: lines 81, 85, 87, 11 and 27 stop at Colosseum.

By tram: line 30 stops at Colosseum.

By metro: you can exit at either Colosseum or via Cavour stations of blue line B and follow the indications above.


From the International Airport “Leonardo da Vinci”

By taxi: fare 40 Euros, it takes about 50 minutes up to 90 minutes in heavy traffic conditions.

By train: the easiest way is to take Leonardo Express direct train to Termini Station. From there you can walk to via Cavour (it takes about 15 minutes) or take a taxi or Metro B (one stop to via Cavour). As an alternative you can take a local train to Ostiense Station and take Metro B. For information on timetables and fares visit

From Ciampino Airport

By private transportation, book a shuttle bus (there are several companies) or take a taxi (same fare from da Vinci Airport. By public transportation, take a bus to Anagnina red line Metro A station, then go to Termini station. Visit the Ciampino Airport website for further details at

How to reach the centre from the airport

Please visit the websites below to get helpful information on how to reach the centre of Rome from the “Leonardo da Vinci” Fiumicino Airport:  Aeroporti di Roma

Please visit the website below to get helpful information on how to reach the centre of Rome from the Ciampino Airport:

Aeroporti di Roma