The Joint Research Centre in Ispra is the third biggest European Commission site after Brussels and Luxembourg.
Established in 1960 as a nuclear research site, today it is considered as one of Europe's leading research campuses with many laboratories and unique research infrastructures.
The staff of the Ispra site work on:
- Sustainable Resources and Transport
- Health and Consumer Protection
- Energy Efficiency and Climate Change
- Growth & Innovation
- Nuclear safeguards
- Non-proliferation and Nuclear security
Address & Contact
European Commission – Joint Research Centre
Via Enrico Fermi, 2749
I - 21027 Ispra (VA) Italy
Online contact form
Entrance and daily permits
In order to enter the site, visitors should be always registered and issued a daily permit, delivered to them at our reception upon presentation of an identity document. (Please read the Privacy Statement regarding the collection of personal data from visitors)
- Daily permits are issued following prior request by a JRC staff member sponsoring the visit.
- Visitors entering the site with any vehicle have to register it.
- A special entrance procedure is in place to facilitate the registration and entry on-site of big groups.