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The Norwegian Institute in Rome

St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, surrounded by other buildings and threes.


  • Bachelor and Master level courses in art history, classics and Italian studies
  • Course about Rome from antiquity to recent times
  • Annual course for teachers


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The Norwegian Institute in Rome is an international meeting point for the humanities, and an important arena for international research collaboration

Grant for young researchers

The Norwegian Institute supports young researchers through travel grants. Deadlines for applications: 15 May and 15 October.

Library and photographic archive

The library and photographic archives are unique resources to explore the art history of late antiquity, classical archaeology, and Byzantine art in Italy and in the Mediterranean basin.



03 Nov.
6:00 PM, The Norwegian Institute in Rome

Antonino Nastasi (independent researcher/UiO) will give a presentation of the project "Fascist Latin Texts". The presentation will be held in Italian.

29 Nov.
10:00 AM, The Norwegian Institute in Rome

November this year marks the 500th anniversary of Erik Valkendorf's death in Rome. A memorial plaque will be unveiled 28th November, the day he died, in the church S. Maria dell’Anima. The following day, the Norwegian Institute in Rome invites selected speakers to a one-day international conference exploring this multi-faceted prelate and the time and places in which he lived and died.

The L’Orange lecture

An annual lecture is held with renowned international researchers in memory of the founder of the Institute of Rome, Hans Peter L'Orange

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Informazioni in italiano

Informazioni in italiano sull'Istituto di Norvegia in Roma.