No, unfortunately the NSAS is unable to provide any form of financial support.
The Registration Fee includes the cost of registration, all lectures and Course material, accommodation and all meals for the duration of the Course. Typically accommodation begins on Saturday afternoon with checkout on Sunday of the following week. The NSAS Courses are residential courses with no exception and the registration fee is fixed and cannot be prorated.
Yes. Please refer to the Registration and Fees section of our website. Graduate Students are eligible for reduced Registration Fees.
Information for electronic registration will be sent to you together with payment information.
Yes, major Credit Cards are accepted.
Only participants from Countries within the European Union may pay by check Please note: you should allow plenty of time since your check needs to be cleared by your bank and funds received by the NSAS before you are admitted to the Course.
Shortly before the beginning of your Course you will be sent additional information specific to the Course you are attending. The final program will be available at the beginning of the Course onsite when you check in.
All reimbursements are processed 4-8 weeks after the Course.
Please visit the Travel Information page on the NSAS website for detailed information.
Yes. All Participants are responsible for arranging their own transportation.
Please visit the Location and the Activities pages on the NSAS website.
All Courses are meant to be conducted in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.
If your arrival time is after 8pm please contact your hotel directly in advance. Note that many of the smaller hotels in Tuscany do not allow check in after that time. Information about your accommodation will be emailed to you in advance and you may contact your hotel directly for further assistance.
Yes, there will be a wireless connection at the Course site.
If needed, you should bring your own electrical adaptors with you, which is a Type C (CEE 7/16) two-pronged adaptor where the pins are 4mm in diameter. This adaptor is also called a "Europlug". Consider that an international power adaptor will not be easy to find in Cortona.
We strongly discourage partial attendance and in order fully gain from a Course, Participants should attend for the full duration. Should personal circumstances require this, please contact us and let us know.
Please refer to the Cancellation Policy on the Registration and Fee webpage.
No. Each Participant is individually selected and substitutes are not allowed.
The fixed fee will be charged regardless of the length of time a participant attends the Course. Fees cannot be prorated for anyone.
The site is fully handicapped accessible. Please let us know about specific needs.
Animals are not allowed at the conference site and during meals. Some hotels may accept small pets: please contact us with specific requests.
The lecture hall and the other NSAS areas will be closed before and after the Course or may be occupied by other activities.
If you desire to stay longer in Cortona or in the area you may contact directly your hotel or you may refer to the Activities page of this website. Tuscany offers an extremely ample variety of accommodations and activities suitable for all taste and all budgets. If needed, we will also be happy to refer you to a local travel service for further info. Please note that the NSAS is unable to assist with individual travel plans.