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Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture
President: Professor Antonino Zichichi


Director: Giovanna Scapin, PhD

Director Emeritus: Sir Tom Blundell, FRS FMedSci



Unfortunately, there is an increasing number of fraudulent websites and email promotions claiming to offer registration and accommodation services. Please be advised that payment for your attendance can only be processed with the information available within your personal myErice area. Importantly, your accommodation is covered by your participation fee and is handled directly by the organisers. The School organisers have no conventions with any hotels and are in no way responsible for arrangements that you make autonomously.

Please be aware of possible scams

Cost & Payment

The total fee, inclusive of registration, boarding and lodging during the course, is 1250 Euro. This sum covers room and board, local transportation, course excursion and social events during the meeting. Meals are included in the cost.

Accomodations (generally in a two-bed room with bath or shower) are organized by the School.

The fee covers board and lodging from the evening of May 31st to the morning of June 8th, 2024

Meals are included in the cost.

Accompanying persons will be charged 120 Euro per day per person. The fee covers full board, lodging, social activities and transportations from and to the airport.

Applicants will receive specific instructions for fee payment upon acceptance to the course.


Grants to cover the registration fee (whole or in part), mainly for applicants under 35, may be available from the school organizers.

A letter from a senior scientist to support the applicant's request should be sent to Annalisa Guerri together with the request for funding. The letter should include the amount requested.

Grants covering travelling expenses are usually not available.

As possible alternative, the MAE (the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, DGPCC, Office VI), awards annually bursaries and contributions to foreign and Italian citizens interested in deepening their scientific and technological awareness. The information on the procedures - to be initiated well in advance - can be obtained at the Italian Embassies abroad or through

Additional information can be obtained by writing to Annalisa Guerri or Paola Spadon.


Depending on the country they are travelling from, School participants may need a Visa to enter Italy. To find out if you need a visa check; the site is available in several languages.

If a visa is necessary, participants must enquire immediately with the Italian authorities in their country about the list of documents needed.

Let Paola and Annalisa know, so that they may help you overcoming difficulties and provide you with links to necessary documents.