KNIR closure

KNIR closure 


UPDATE 16/03/2020: All professors and students, who were staying at the KNIR, are safely back in the Netherlands. The KNIR is closed until further notice, but can be reached by e-mail:
The library can also be reached by e-mail: and/or

UPDATE 12/03/2020: The Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome is closed at least until April 3rd. The last guests have left the KNIR on March 11th.

As a result of the most recent developments with regard to the spread of the coronavirus, the Italian government on 8 March 2020 issued a new decree law to address the emergency of the current epidemic.

All public and private KNIR events are cancelled until 3 April 2020. We suggest to periodically consult our event calendar for updates.
The KNIR has advised her Scholarship students and guests who are currently staying at the KNIR to return to the Netherlands in the course of this week.  
As decided last week, all courses, that should have taken place in March, have been cancelled. The students involved will receive further information from us by email.

The KNIR Library will remain closed at least until 3 April 2020. During this period it is still possible to contact the library by e-mail.