Practical information

Computers and software

The participants need to bring a laptop computer for the laboratories.


It is your responsibility to ensure you are equipped with the appropriate software at your arrival. 


The following software packages are needed:


1. Microsoft Excel

2. Stata 14 (a temporary license will be delivered to all participants at arrival)

3. zTree (a temporary license will be delivered to all participants at arrival)


Participants should check the compatibility of zTree with their hardware and software looking at this page: 


We encourage the participants needing a visa to Italy to register as soon as possible.


No invitation letter will be provided before the payment of the tuition fee has been received.


It is the participant's responsibility to contact the embassy or consulate of Italy in their country.


Accidents insurance at the course venue is not provided, please make sure you are adequately insured during your stay.


Evidence of health insurance is required for participants from outside the EU, at their own cost.

Power adaptors

The power grid is 220 V / 50 Hz.

Italian and German standard power sockets available.

How to reach the School venue

The summer school will take place at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, sited in piazza Università 5, Bolzano, Italy.

The university

campus is right in the centre of town, 500 metres from the Bolzano-Bozen’s train station.

How to reach Bolzano-Bozen

Bolzano-Bozen can be reached in several ways.

An overview is available here.


By airplane

- Airport Verona (VRN), 1 hour 15 minutes drive from the Faculty

- Airport Innsbruck (INN), Austria, 1 hour 30 minutes drive from the Faculty

- The airports of Milano Malpensa (MPX), Venice (VCE), Bergamo (BGY) and Treviso (TSF) are also

viable choices.

- Airport shuttle are available from the main airports.


More information: get-there/travel- by-plane- to-south- tyrol

By train

The town is served by Italian, Austrian and German train companies:

- Trenitalia (Italy)

ÖBB – Österreichische Bundesbahn (Austria)


DB – Deusche Bahn (Germany)

By car

- Brennero Motorway A22, exit “Bolzano/Bozen Nord” or “Bolzano/Bozen Sud” (check traffic conditions on INFOTRAFIC)


The most convenient car park is in Piazza Verdi/Verdiplatz: “Parcheggio BZ-Centro – Parkplatz BZ-Mitte”: from the motorway exit, follow first the signs to the city centre, and then follow the

explicit signs to the car park.

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