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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Bruneck-Brunico campus

In Bruneck, a small town with around 14,000 inhabitants in the heart of the Puster Valley, the third campus of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano is in the city centre. The Bachelor of Tourism Management and Sport and Event Management and the Master in Tourism Management of the Faculty of Economics are located here. 

How to get there

The main entrance of unibz is in Piazzetta dell’Università 1, 39031 Bruneck-Brunico. 

Here you can find useful information to plan your trip to Bruneck-Brunico, South Tyrol. 

By rail

One of the best ways to get to Bruneck-Brunico is by train: the station is just a few minutes' walk from the university and the NOI Techpark.

By car

If you wish to travel to Bruneck-Brunico by car, consider that the A22 motorway is often congested as it is one of the main connection roads from North to South. 
Please note: the city centre of Bruneck-Brunico is a traffic restricted zone, it means that you cannot access it by car. Please take care not to cross the gates to avoid sanctions. 
Parking: Street parking is permitted only in designated areas (blue stripes), for a short period and against payment. We advise you to park your car in the hotel garage (if you stay in Bruneck-Brunico overnight) or at the parking “Centro-Zentrum” and then to proceed on foot. 

By air 

The nearest international airports are in Bolzano, Innsbruck (Austria) and in Verona (Italy). Other airports such as Bergamo, Treviso, Venice and Munich are over 200 km away. 

Useful numbers 

Traffic Information Office: tel. +39 0471 200198 
Autostrada del Brennero A22: 
Local Police: tel. +39 0474 545999 
Emergency phone number: 112 
Tourist Information Office: tel. +39 0474 555722 
Radio Taxi: tel. +39 0474 410042 

Accommodation in Bruneck-Brunico

Bruneck-Brunico is a touristic town and therefore we strongly advise you to make your hotel booking well in advance. 

Sightseeing in Bruneck-Brunico 

The town of Bruneck-Brunico, with approximately 16,774 inhabitants, is the most important town in the Pustertal-Pusteria Valley. Since the end of the war, Bruneck-Brunico has been constantly developing so that it has become a real economic centre and the home of many industrial, commercial and handicraft businesses. The most important economic sector is tourism. Therefore, both in Bruneck-Brunico and in the outlying villages, there are many modern tourist facilities, as well as numerous restaurants and bars. The heart of the area’s winter tourism is the local Kronplatz-Plan de Corones mountain which soars 2,275 metres above the town. 

Over the last ten years Bruneck-Brunico has also developed as an important centre for art and culture. Initiatives in the cultural sector include exhibitions of famous artists, theatre festivals, and concerts, as well as a variety of cultural projects and shows conceived and organised by young local artists. 

Bruneck-Brunico offers ideal conditions for practising sport every season of the year. In winter, skiing and snowboarding are almost obligatory, especially in the area served by the excellent ski facilities of Kronplatz-Plan de Corones, otherwise one can take up cross-country skiing, ice skating or ice hockey. During the summer Bruneck-Brunico is an ideal starting point not only for walking across verdant meadows and hillsides, but also for excursions high into the mountains and climbing trips in the nearby natural parks of Rieserferner-Ahrn/Vedrette di Ries-Aurina, Fanes, Sennes-Senes and Prags-Braies. 

On the website of the Tourist office you can find detailed information about sightseeing in Bruneck-Brunico.