Venue & Accomodation



ECOF will be organized at the Department of Physics (DIFI) and Department of Chemistry (DCCI) of the University of Genova.

Address: via Dodecaneso 31-33 Genova, I-16146 Italy

The two departments are located in the same building. Oral sessions will be hosted at the DIFI main Hall ( 225 seats, facilities for ovehead projection etc). Scientific equipment exhibition and coffee breaks will be organized in an open space in front of the Main Hall, with a sunny terrace facing the green. The poster session will be hosted at DCCI in an open space adjacent to the DIFI ( 20 m indoor from DIFI Main Hall).

Getting to the conference site by bus

Look on the interactive map and find several possible paths from Brignole rail station and from city center (Piazza De Ferrari)




In order to find your preferred accommodation you can use or popular internet booking engines.

There are not Hotels really close to the conference site apart of a small B&B ( Rio B&B).

In the following some advices.

  • The best option is probably to book a Hotel in the eastern part of the City centre and then use buses to reach (15-20 mins) the conference site.

 hotels close to or near  the train station “Brignole” (bus n. 45 or 44): Starhotel President, Moderno Verdi, Fiume, Brignole, Ricci, Nologo, Boccascena, I capricci B&B, Palazzo Gropallo Rooms B&B.

hotels close to or near to the central Via XX settembre and Piazza De Ferrari (bus n. 44):  Domus Patrizia ( B&B),  Bruxelles Margherita, Bel Soggiorno, Meublé Suisse, Bristol Palace, Cristoforo Colombo, Italy Inn, Palazzo Cicala, Metropoli, City Hotel, NH Genova Plaza, Melià Genova.

  • If you like walking (20-30 mins) you can consider Hotel and B&B close to “Boccadasse”, a pleasant area near to the sea promenade Corso Italia (Il Giardino di Albaro, Laurens, Rex Hotel residence, La Capannina, La Villa del mare, Boccadasse, Le Stanze di Boccadasse).
  • A third option is to consider hotels in the eastern part of the city (20 mins by bus)

Some choices: Tirreno (bus n.45 direction Brignole), AC Hotel Genova (bus n. 16 and 17), Iris (close to the seaside, bus n.15 + 45)

  •  specially young people could consider cheap accomodation in Hostels: Ostello di Genova Manena Hostel Genoa