Teresa Cafaro, Administrative manager
Location: Università della Svizzera italiana, Blue Building
Office: 009, ground level
Telephone: +41 58 666 4487
How to find us:
The Institute of Communication and Health is situated on the ground level of the Blue Building.
A2 Motorway: exit Lugano Nord, follow the direction "Lugano-Gandria" to the Vedeggio Cassarate Tunnel. Exit the tunnel and keep going straight till you reach a crossroad (the stadium is in front of you) turn left at the crossroad onto via Alla Bozzoreda. Keep the right lane and turn right at the traffic light onto via Ciani. Keep going straight following the river Cassarate. The underground University parking lot is passed the second traffic light after the Glass Building (The Lab) on your right. If you need to reach the University entrance instead, keep going straight passed the parking lot entrance and turn second right onto via Fusoni. Turn second right onto Via Lambertenghi and keep going straight till the end of the road until you see the University main building in front of you.
The Campus can be reached on foot or by bus from Lugano's main train station (http://www.ffs.ch/)
-by bus from the train station: go to the bus stop across the street from the train station and take the bus 6 direction Cornaredo and get off at Università (3 stops).
-by bus from downtown Lugano: to walk downtown, take the pedestrian bridge across the street from the station and follow the path downhill. From Piazza Cioccaro head south until you reach Piazza Dante. Walk across the piazza and turn left onto Via Pretorio to reach the bus terminal. Take the Bus 5 direction Viganello and get off at Università (3 stops). To reach downtown by bus take the FuniBus (leaving from the station's main entrance). Get off at Via Pelli and walk straight to the bus station. Take the Bus 5 direction Viganello end get off at Università.
-on foot (around 20-25 minutes): reach the city centre by taking the pedestrian bridge across the street from the train station and follow the road downhill, or take the funicular from inside the train station. From Piazza Cioccaro head south to Piazza Dante. Walk across the square and turn left onto Via Pretorio. Cross Via Pretorio to get to the bus terminal. Walk pass the bus terminal and keep heading straight onto Corso Pestalozzi until you reach a big underground parking and the entrance of the park Ciani. Turn left onto Via Lucchini and keep walking straight until you reach the University main building (Via Lucchini eventually becomes Via Lambertenghi).
Lugano's airport is in located in the city of Agno about 6 Km (4 miles) from Lugano's city centre. It offers direct-flight connections to most of the main Swiss cities and some European airports (http://www.lugano-airport.ch/). The airports of Milano-Malpensa, Milano-Linate and Bergamo-Orio al Serio are locted within 60-100Km (40-60miles) from Lugano and connected by a shuttle bus (http://www.malpensaexpress.ch/) or by train (Malpensa-Bellinzona, and Bellinzona-Lugano, see http://www.ffs.ch/).
The closest Swiss International Airport is Zurich-Kloten (3 hours train ride to Lugano).