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how to reach us

The Department of Materials Science is located in the new research area in Bicocca, in the north-east area of Milan.

The address is Via Roberto Cozzi 53 - 20125 Milano

Public transit

Train tickets may be bought at the railway station, and must be stamped before boarding. Urban transit tickets can be bought at newspaper stands or in the metro stations, cost 1€, are valid on both surface and underground transit, and must be stamped before boarding.
The Department may be reached from the city center by:

  • train: you can reach the nearby station of Milano Greco-Pirelli from Milano Porta Garibaldi station, or from Milano Lambrate.
    You may have a look at the train timetable on
    Trenitalia web site
  • underground:
    red line: take the direction Sesto and get off at PRECOTTO. From here take the metrotramvia 7 which stops at the railway station of Milano Greco.
    green line: take the direction Cologno Nord and get off at GOBBA. From here take bus 44 (with stops in via Cozzi, via Emanueli)
    green line: get off at GARIBALDI . Take the tram 11 which stops in viale Fulvio Testi. Remember to take the tram in the direction with your back to the railway station.
    yellow line: get off at ZARA. From here take the metrotramvia 7 which stops at the railway station of Milano Greco.
  • surface transit:
    METROTRAMVIA 7: get off the tram at the Milano Greco stop.
    TRAM 11: from "Città Studi" area to viale Fulvio Testi; this tram stops at the Zara metro stop (yellow line) and at Garibaldi (green line). BUS 44: from Cascina Gobba (green line) to Bicocca area.
    BUS 51: leaves from Porta Volta-Cimiano (green line) and stops at G. da Bussero                       

For timetables and other information about subway and bus service take a look at the web site of the Azienda Trasporti Milanesi.

By car

From the Torino-Venezia highway, take the "Milano-Viale Zara" exit and head towards the city centre (centro). Pass the sign indicating the Town limit (Comune di Milano) roughly where you can see the "StarTourist" Hotel on your left. Take Viale Sarca (first street parallel, on your left, to the one you are on). After about 1 km going along Viale Sarca you will reach the university campus. There are adequate parking facilities available for students and visitors.

By plane

If you land at Milano Linate Airport, take bus n.73 to Piazza S. Babila, then take MM1 (see subway above).
From Milano Malpensa Airport, take Malpensa Express to Milan (Station Cadorna). From here take the subway MM1 (see subway). From Bergamo Orio al Serio, take the bus Zani Viaggi to Lambrate. From here, either take the train to Greco/Pirelli or follow the underground instructions for the green line mentioned above