CLAN - Center for Light Activated Nanostructures
via Gobetti 101
40129 Bologna, Italy
E-mail: alberto.credi(at)
Tel. +39 051 6398320
Fax +39 051 2099456

Reception of the Institute:
Open Mon-Fri 8-20

Consulting hours / Ricevimento studenti

Mon-Fri 9-17, only by appointment (e-mail or tel. 051-6398320)

Lun-Ven 9-17, solo su appuntamento (e-mail o tel. 051-6398320)

How to reach us

Site 1: Center for Light Activated Nanostructures, ISOF-CNR

Via Piero Gobetti, 101

Site 2: Dipartimento di Chimica "G. Ciamician", Università di Bologna

The Department is located in the main University area (via Zamboni), which is part of the Bologna historic center, within walking distance from the two towers and Piazza Maggiore.

Click on the map for a magnified version and for detailed directions information


By plane: the "Guglielmo Marconi" airport offers connections to most capital cities and several towns in Europe. A special bus (BLQ Aerobus) operates between the airport and the city center (ca. 25 min). The fare is 6 Eur for the one-way trip; the ticket can be purchased on the bus. Get off when you see the two bent towers; the bus stop is indicated on the enlarged map, and you are within walking distance (15 min) from the Department.

By train: the railway station is not far from the Department (ca. 20 min walk, see here for directions). Bus n. 33 or shuttle C bring you closer. The ticket (1.50 Euro) can be purchased at a tobacco shop, or at a news-stand or directly on the bus.

By car: by looking at the map, it should be not too difficult to reach via Selmi. Remember, however, that traffic in Bologna is a severe problem, especially during peak hours. There are no parkings nearby the Department; street parking is allowed upon payment of a fare. It may be hard, though, to find a place.

Via Francesco Selmi, 2


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