Each year, the EFR welcomes doctoral students (award holders and doctoral students under contract, young researchers (members), as well as: teacher-researchers, researchers and other more formal scientific researchers: resident researchers, researchers from the CNRS and partner researchers from scientific programmes.
In addition to library readers, nearly a thousand people visit the EFR each year, for stays ranging from a few days to the whole year.
In this context, the awards represent great opportunities for young researchers and students to carry out their research in Italy.
Each year, the École française de Rome offers monthly grants, intended to provide temporary accommodation for young researchers whose work requires a stay in Italy.
The main mission of these awards is to help doctoral students during the first years of their thesis work.
Two selection panels are organized each year, in March and September.
Since 2001, within the framework of their scientific exchanges, the École française de Rome and the Académie de France à Rome have awarded eight awards each year corresponding to eight monthly payments per calendar year for doctoral research on art from the Renaissance period to today.
⇒ New application procedures from 2021.
These grants are intended for French-speaking researchers, doctoral or post-doctoral students (for a 1st postdoctoral fellowship), in the history and theory of the arts wishing to go to Rome to carry out research in Roman institutions and/or located elsewhere in Italy relating to the modern and contemporary periods.