Living in L'Aquila

Living in L'Aquila

L'Aquila in brief:

  • Reasonable cost of living
  • A town of artistic interest
  • Safe and quiet but also lively university town
  • Direct buses to Rome in little more than 1 hour
  • Three popular ski resorts nearby as well as three national parks
  • Sunny beaches at a short distance
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A student will spend approximately 500 euros a month:

  • around 200-300 euros for accommodation and related expenses (gas, electricity bills, Internet...);
  • about 300 euros for meals (reduced fares or even free access to canteen available in L'Aquila if you're awarded a Regional Grant), transports (a monthly bus pass in L'Aquila costs around 30 euros), books, sports centres and the like. 
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 Canteen at the Math Department (Coppito)

  • Location: car park of our Department (opposite "Coppito 1" building, main entrance).
  • Opening time: 12.30 pm - 2.30 pm Mon-Fri

Main University canteen

  • Open for lunch and dinner even at week-ends
  • Location: premises of the ADSU Regional Office (Località Casermette /S.S. 80 – 67100 L’Aquila), at just 2 minute's walking distance from the bus stop Hotel Amiternum (first stop for coaches arriving from Rome).
Last modified on Monday, 10 September 2018 09:02

aquilasmusAquilasmus is a student association, part of ESN (Erasmus Student Network). Aquilasmus offers several services to Erasmus students, like organizing parties, trips, international dinners, cineforums and more. Take a look at their website and join their Facebook group to get to know other international students and be involved in their activities.

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Country Flag of Italy Italy
Region Abruzzo
L'Aquila (AQ)
Language spoken
Weights and measures
714 m (2,343 ft)
Area 466 km² (180 sq mi)
Population 69,368
Density 149/km² (386/sq mi)
Time zone CET, UTC+1 (+2 in summer)
Coordinates 42°21′N, 13°24′E
Country dialling code +39
City dialling code 0862
Post code 67100
Electrical Plugs European plug with two circular metal pins 220V 50 Hz

Name: Euro

Code: EUR

Symbol: €


112: Police

118: Ambulance



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