First published in 2008, the EFR Library’s catalogue includes all the Palazzo Farnese’s resources, as well as a number of those held in the library of the Jean Bérard Centre in Naples, and the library of the Villa Medici in Rome.

In 2008, the EFR Library was included in the French collective university catalogue, SUDOC. It contains most current subscriptions. Since October 2015, most current subscriptions have been available in the URBiS collective catalogue, which encompasses the main libraries of the international institutes in Rome.

Opening Hours

The EFR's library is open from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m,
on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Holidays and closing days 2022

Library card registration service is open from Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

See how to get a Library card or renew it

ATTENTION : Please note that on Thursday July 7, 2022, the library is closed to public. 


Palazzo Farnese

Piazza Farnese, 67

00186 Roma

Tel: +39 06 68 60 13 30

Email: accueil.bibliotheque(at)

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