General Information

International School of Nuclear Physics
42nd Course
QCD under extreme conditions
- from heavy-ion collisions to the phase diagram
September 16-22, 2021


The registration is closed (deadline: July 15, 2021).

Course Structure

Lectures and seminars will be held in the morning and late afternoon so as to leave plenty of time for free discussion, which is an important part of the Erice system. The early afternoons are reserved for private activities, special seminars, working groups, workshops, etc.

On one afternoon the possibility is offered to visit the beach, and there is a one-day excursion.


There will be a fee, which covers the local costs in Erice including full board and lodging. Lunch and dinner will be provided at local restaurants. Drinks, beverages, and after-dinner coffee at the restaurants, telephone calls, personal laundry, etc. are not covered by the fee. The amount of the fee will be e-mailed to the participants after registration. Please note that each accompanying person has to pay the fee as well.

Further information on details of the payment will can be found under participant information.


There is a limited number of fellowships, fellowships, which cover part of the expenses.

Deadline: June 30, 2021.


Participants will be accommodated in rooms with one or two beds, the majority with shower or bath. Rooms are allocated in the office at San Rocco upon your arrival to Erice. Do not make reservations directly at hotels in Erice.

Local Information

Operations in Erice are managed by the Director of the Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture, Mrs. Fiorella Ruggiu to whom you should refer for any specific needs

Mrs. Fiorella Ruggiu
Director of the Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture
Via Guarnotta 26
I-91016 Erice (Trapani)

Telephone:+39 0923 869107
Fax: +39 0923 869226

Internet Access

Several personal computers as well as WLAN access are available at the Centro Ettore Majorana.

How to reach Erice

By car there are two possibilities:

  1. drive along the Autostrada del Sole from Milan-Bologna-Florence-Rome-Naples-Villa San Giovanni (Reggio Calabria). Then take the ferry-boat from Villa San Giovanni to Messina and drive on to Erice (350 km from Messina);
  2. take the ferry-boat either from Genova or from Naples to Palermo, and then drive on to Erice (about 120 km from Palermo). The places on the ferry-boats from Genova or Naples should be booked in advance.

By train:

From Milan-Rome via Messina you can reach Trapani directly.

By plane:

To Palermo or Trapani airports. For arrival and departure at normal times (September 16th and September 22nd) the School will make local transport arrangements, see participant information.

Map of Erice

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