Room reservation and rental

By choosing the École française de Rome for your events, meetings and press conferences, you are opting for a space that is both original and functional and gives your events in very heart of the city.
Whether it is to accommodate a group of twenty or one hundred and fifty people, the EFR offers a unique place for event and meeting organizers.
Located on one of the most beautiful squares in Rome, 62 Piazza Navona (also accessible from the Corso Rinascimento), the reception building has recently been renovated. It has several spaces:

  • the auditorium/conference room;
  • the seminar room;
  • the gallery/exhibition space at ground floor;
  • as well as an outdoor reception courtyard.


For more information and to reserve a room, contact the École française de Rome:

NB : for the organization of colloquiums or seminars in the research fields of the École française de Rome (history, archaeology, social sciences), organizers are invited to contact the " direction des études" for the period concerned: Antiquity, Middle Ages, Modern and Contemporary periods.


Conference room

The conference room can accommodate up to 99 participants. It is located on the first floor of the Piazza Navona building and has been fitted with audio and video equipment.
An audio recording of the conferences can be made for event organizers.

Seminar room

Located on the ground floor of the Piazza Navone building, the seminar room has also benefited from a recent complete renovation. Throughout the year, it hosts seminars, meetings and training events for up to 30 participants.

A video conference system can be set up on request for meeting organizers.

Fact sheet

The reception gallery and interior courtyard

Also on the ground floor of the building:

  • a gallery overlooking Piazza Navone
  • an interior reception courtyard open both to the Corso del Rinascimento on one side and Piazza Navona on the other

The gallery can accommodate up to 65 participants.


Filming conditions in Italy

Information from the French Embassy in Italy on the shooting conditions for Italy for current affairs, films, TV films and documentaries.



Shooting authorization

Pour filmer ou prendre des photographies sur les sites de l'EFR, vous devez être munis d’une autorisation émanant de la direction.
Toute demande doit nous parvenir au moins une semaine avant le début du tournage.

Contact the Ecole française de Rome for requests for filming or interviews with researchers:
Marie Zago
Responsable communication et valorisation scientifique