Modularity’16 will be held in Málaga, the capital of Costa del Sol, visited by millions of tourist, which are attracted by its warm weather and its tourism attractions. It is also well connected by air, train and car with the rest of Spain and Europe. The weather in Málaga during the month of March is very pleasant, with average temperatures ranging from 15° C minimum and 20° C maximum. The International Málaga-Costa del Sol airport offers direct links with over 60 destinations worldwide, and many more via Madrid or Barcelona. On the other hand, the modern high speed train service provides fast and convenient links with the main cities of Spain. An outstanding road infrastructure and the harbor, with a continuously growing cruise traffic, complete the connections network of the city.
Málaga is located in Spain’s southern region called Andalucía, and it is bathed by the Mediterranean Sea. With a population of over 600,000, its whole metropolitan area gathers nearly 900,000 inhabitants. Its strategic geographical situation, 150 kilometers east from the Strait of Gibraltar, has attracted the main Mediterranean cultures through the centuries. Founded by the Phoenicians in the VIII century B.C., Carthaginians, Romans, Byzantines, Visigoths and Arabs lived and left their legacies in our city before it joined the Spanish crown by the end of the XV century.
In this website http://www.malagaturismo.com/en you can find a lot of turistical information about Málaga. And this is a recent promotional video of the city:
Málaga University (UMA) is a public institution which promotes outstanding research and teaching within the European Higher Education Area. The origins of Málaga University date back to the 1960s, with more than 40 years of existence, it has become a significant promoter of culture in the city, whilst providing a considerable basis for technology and research in the future. The institution follows an educational model to promote competitive, quality teaching which is employment-orientated and accredited in Europe. Its vigor and growth over recent years have led to it becoming a reference point for universities in Spain. With a university community of just over 40,000 people, over the last decade UMA has sought to promote the internationalisation of its teaching and research and the mobility of its teachers and students.