Venue and Useful Information


The Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation Summer School 2017 will be host by the University of Cagliari.

The “Studium Generalis Kalaritanum” was founded in 1606 along the lines of the Old Spanish Universities of Salamanca, Valladolid and Lérida. At the moment the University of Cagliari is organized in 11 faculties and it is one of the largest enterprises in the Region of Sardinia, thanks to its international policy, studies and its numerous agreements with prestigious universities in Europe and around the world.

Cagliari is the most important city of Sardinia, with a metropolitan area of about half a million inhabitants. The capital of the island has a soul consisting of a millenary history, culture, nature, beach tourism and night life, an attractive mix that fascinates the visitor, charmed by the views of Castello, the ramparts and the Roman remains, the Sardinian sea, as well as by the dynamism of a surprisingly lively city. For other useful information please visit the official website of City of Cagliari, CagliariTurismo.



Cagliari offers different types of accommodation with all sort of prices and requirements: hotels, residences, bed & breakfasts, apartments to rent, situated everywhere in the whole city territory, and along the town and the Lungomare Poetto.

Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation Summer School suggests Hotel Italia, via Sardegna 31.

Hotel Italia is located in the center of Cagliari at only 10 minutes’ drive from the airport. It is situated within walking distance of the railway station and the port. This 3 star hotel is the ideal location for both leisure and business travellers.

Hotel Italia is only 500 meters far from the venue of the Summer School and it is in the centre of nightlife of Marina quarter, where are located a lot of restaurants and bars.

Special consideration will be given to the Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation Summer School participants:

1) Special rates: discounted price by 10% compared with the published rate on “” at the time of reservation *

2) Reserved meeting room, in order to facilitate the networking among participants 

3) Free Wi-Fi and fitness room

*by sending a request of reservation at, by the 5th of June, writing down the reference of the “Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation Summer School - OPENMED” (please put in copy the address ).

You could find a list of restaurants in Cagliari at CagliariTurismo_where-to-eat .



The venue address is University of Cagliari, Faculty of Political Science, via San Giorgio 12, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy

The nearest airport is Cagliari Elmas, 8 km away (15 minutes by car) from the city centre.

- Directions from the Cagliari airport to Matteotti Station, Cagliari:

By public transport: the train station at the airport is just 5 minutes’ walk from the air terminal. The rail service starts at about 5AM and ends after 9PM with 20 mins. average frequency. The journey to and from Cagliari takes 5-7 mins, a single fare is 1.30 euro.

Tickets are sold by Trenitalia at the vending machines (located in Arrivals and at the train station), online, and by authorized dealers. For the train timetable please check out Cagliari airport website.

By taxi: you can reach University premises by taxi. A standard journey during daytime costs approximately between 15 and 20 euros.

Click here  to check the main companies.

- Directions from Matteotti Station to Via San Giorgio, 12 Cagliari

By foot: from Matteotti Station, University premises can be reached within a 15 minutes walk. Please check the detailed itinerary

By public transport: take the number 8 Bus (direction Policlinico Universitario) and get off at “Parcheggi  Santa Margherita” (4 stops). It takes just about 3 minutes.

Price tickets:

Single fare (Validity 90 min.)  1,20 €

Single fare (whole bus network) Validity 2 h. 2,00 €.

Daily ticket (whole bus network) 3,00 €.

You can buy tickets in the CTM Point (bus co. ticket Office) in Piazza Matteotti (near the Station). For further information please check this website.

- Directions from Alghero airport to Via San Giorgio 12, Cagliari by car:

Take the Road 127 bis as far as Sassari and continue driving along Road 131 to Cagliari. Take the exit toward Cagliari Centro and then the  Asse Mediano di Scorrimento, Via Cadello, Via Is Mirrionis and Vial Luigi Merello to Via San Giorgio 12 in Cagliari. The whole journey from Alghero takes about 2 h 35 min (242 km).

Please check the detailed itinerary.

- Directions from Olbia airport to the Via San Giorgio 12, Cagliari by car:

The Statale 131 will take you straight to Cagliari. Exit at Cagliari Centro and  the Asse Mediano di Scorrimento Via Cadello, Via Is Mirrionis and Vial Luigi Merello to Via San Giorgio 12 in Cagliari. It takes 2 h 56 min (263 km). Please check the detailed itinerary.


Main distances 

Distances from the airports of Sardinia 

Cagliari Elmas: Km. 8, along the S.S. 195
Olbia: Km. 275, along the S.S. 131 Bis
Alghero: Km. 225, along the S.S. 131

Distances from the ports of Sardinia 

Port of Cagliari Km. 0
Port of Olbia: Km. 275, along the S.S. 131 Bis
Porto Torres: Km. 236, along the S.S. 131 
Golfo Aranci: Km. 295, along the S.S. 131 Bis 
Palau: Km. 316, along the S.S. 131 Bis 
Santa Teresa di Gallura: Km. 297, along the S.S. 131