The deadline for the registration to the School is 03/04/2024

The School is organized by SIOF, and therefore reserved for its members (students, lecturers, directors of the school, secretariat of the school, etc.). 

For any further detail, please, contact:

The registration for SIOF non-members includes the annual membership to the association which comprises many advantages described at the following link

Please, all the SIOF non-member have to proceed by clicking on the button at the right “SIOF non-member” and complete all the requested fields.

Please note: the first 35 registered students will be accepted to the school. The acceptance notification will be sent by email. After the notification, the registration must be regularized with the payment of the participation fee.

€ 550,00 for SIOF members

€ 562,00  for SIOF non-members

All registration fees are net prices exempt from Value Added Tax.

The registration fee includes accommodation in a double room; a supplement of € 100,00 will be charged for a single room.

The SIOF is an Italian registered association for non profit and is not liable to VAT. For this reason, the Society does not possess a VAT number.

Bank coordinates:

  • Bank account number: 1872764
  • Account holder: Società Italiana di Ottica e Fotonica – SIOF
  • Bank name: Monte dei Paschi di Siena
  • Branch: Agenzia n. 45, Via Panciatichi, 48, Firenze
  • IBAN: IT59Q0103002844000001872764
  • Reference for payment – you must write: BiO&B– your name – your family name

NOTICE: In case the fee payment is not made by you personally (e.g. if the name of the card holder is not yours or if the bank transfer is made by your Institution/Company), you are also kindly asked to send an e-mail to , specifying who or which institution has actually made the payment for which participant. This would avoid mistakes in establishing the right correspondence between registered participants and fee payers.

Payment by Paypal or Credit Card:

  1. First select the type of your fee from the drop-down menu.
  2. The payment by credit card is always processed through Paypal; it is not necessary, however, to have (or to open) an account at Paypal. When you press the pay button, you are redirected to a Paypal page. There, if you have a Paypal account, you can use it straight; otherwise, please click on the bottom string in the page and proceed using your credit card.
  3. Remember to specify the reason for payment. You must write: BiO&B – your name – your family name BiO&B – your name – your family name.


BioB registration fees

Please make sure that bank transaction fees do not reduce the amount of payment.

After you have processed your payment, please, send a copy of your bank transfer to:

The registration fee includes:

  • Admission to all lessons of the School
  • School kit
  • Accommodation with Breakfasts (4 nights from Monday)
  • Lunches (from Tuesday to Friday)
  • Coffee breaks (from Tuesday to Friday)
  • Social event with dinner (Wednesday)