Bologna is ideally located in Italy because of its central location.  It lies north of Florence and Rome, south of Venice, and southeast of Milan.  This makes it a major transport hub for Italy (and for that matter, Europe as well). It's served by a network of high-speed trains and an airport with easy access to most major cities in Europe. 

 

Bologna is a vibrant and scenic city and home to Europe's oldest university.  Because of its long history, Bologna has a wonderful array of cultural sights, fantastic architecture, and high-quality museums.  Bologna is regarded as Italy's food capital. It is an ideal location to learn about health care and discover all that Italy has to offer.

40 minutes to Florence

1 hr 27 minutes to Venice

2 hours to Rome

1 hr to Milan

2 hours 23 minutes to Pisa

2 hr 33 minutes to

Siena