HELMeTO 2019

Location and Venue

The workshop will take place at eCampus University headquarters in Novedrate CO, Italy.

Address: Via Isimbardi 10, 22060, Novedrate, CO, Italy.


You can book your stay at the campus providing 270 single rooms. Please refer to this link to book a room and to check prices.

eCampus University was established as an Online University with Ministerial Decree of 30 January 2006. Its main offices are at the former IBM centre in Novedrate (CO), in a campus in the middle of Brianza’s peaceful greenery with 270 rooms, spaces and areas of interest available to students, professors and Italian and foreign visitors for the exams and activities that supplement the curriculum, such as intensive courses, seminars and conferences.

The campus, designed by the architect Bruno Morassutti, is located in a landmark of modern architecture. It is made up of 12 interconnected towers on various levels in a 10ha park, rich in green spaces and sporting facilities.

How to Reach the Workshop

  • By plane

Possible landing airports are Milan "Malpensa", Milan "Linate", Milan "Orio al Serio" (located in Bergamo, hub for many low-cost airlines) . All these airports provide shuttle bus services to the corresponding central stations in Milan, running until around 11 pm. Tickets are sold on board. When you reach "Milano Centrale" please refer to the section "By Train".

  • By Car

Novedrate is located near SP35 connecting Como and Milan. Neraby motorways are A36 and A9 connecting Milan the the lakes area at the border with Switzerland. You can rent a car in all mentioned airports or at "Milano Centrale" railway station. Moreover, you can contact the reception of eCampus (+39 031 79421, +39 031 7942500 or +39 031 7942505) for renting a car or a bike at agreed prices with a local company in Novedrate.

Some useful links for renting a car:

  1. Malpensa car hiring
  2. Linate car hiring
  3. Bergamo car hiring
  4. "Milano Centrale" railway station car rental
  5. eCampus agreement for local car rental (in Italian)
  • By Train

There are no direct train connections to Novedrate. You should stop at "Carimate" and catch eCampus shuttle service starting just in front of Carimate's railstation. The timetable of the shuttle is available here. In case you do not find the shuttle please call the reception at +39 031 79421, +39 031 7942500 or +39 031 7942505.

Trains from "Milano Porta Garibaldi" are very frequent and run from the very early morning to around 11 pm. Tickets can be bought at vending machines or ticket booths inside the stations or even at tobacconists or newspaper kiosks (regional trains). Train time-tables can be found at this link (regional and high-speed connections by Trenitalia).

If you arrive at "Milano Centrale" station you can reach "Milano Porta Garibaldi" walking 15 minutes or by Metro (only 2 stops away with line 2 (green) towards Assago).

Beyond eCampus

The headquarter of eCampus University is located in the middle of Brianza, only half an hour from Milan, the capital of Lombardy and worldwide renown for being an internatinal centre of culture, arts, business and fashion, and from Como, homecity of Alessandro Volta, and its world-famous lake full of villas and palaces such as Villa Olmo, Villa Balbianello, and Villa Carlotta.