The JRC in Ispra (Italy)

Ispra site address

Centro comune di ricerca

Via Enrico Fermi 2749, I - 21027 Ispra (VA), Italia
Main switchboard: +39 0332 789 111
Communication Unit: +39 0332 78 9889

Main entrance of the Ispra site
Main entrance of the Ispra site

In Italy, the JRC is known as Centro comune di ricerca, which is the Italian translation for its name. It is often referred to as CCR, from the translation of the JRC acronym.

The Ispra Site, the third biggest Commission site after Brussels and Luxembourg, covers an area of 167 hectares with ca 138 buildings hosting ca 1 850 staff.

After more than 50 years of development, Ispra is firmly established as one of Europe's leading research campuses. Nested in the beautiful setting of the Italian lakes, Ispra provides a fascinating, multicultural working environment for people from all over Europe and beyond.


Aerial view of the Ispra site
Aerial view of the Ispra site
The Ispra Site hosts the following JRC scientific institutes:

and the following services: