Vittore Branca Center
The Residence

Being a resident is an essential requisite for attending the Vittore Branca Center: only through the physical and emotional involvement of prolonged immersion in the context of San Giorgio Maggiore it is possible to take full advantage of the countless opportunities offered. Moreover, only in this way will young researchers and expert scholars be able to enjoy the mutual benefits of working side by side.

Situated in the grounds of the Island, the Residence can accommodate up to 90 scholars in single and double rooms with private restrooms, featuring telephone and Internet cable connection (guests shall bring their own ethernet cable). Self-catering facilities enable residents to economize on food expenses.

The Residence is also equipped with reception, surveillance and cleaning services plus a Laundromat and food dispensers.

To encourage social life and exchanges of ideas, there are a number of shared spaces for use by all guests, such as the living room, the music room, the fitness room and the terrace.

To learn more about co-financing and scholarships offered by the Giorgio Cini Foundation, please contact us.

Board and lodging


Every room in the Residence is equipped with self-catering facilities (microwave oven, sink, refrigerator, boiler and basic kitchen supplies) to enable residents to economize on food expenses.

Residents can buy food and drinks at the food dispensers located next to the Laundromat, without needing to go out of the Island. In every room there is a list of supermarkets nearby, to facilitate grocery shopping for those staying long-term.

The Master of Campus is at disposal to provide residents with suggestions on restaurants and trattorie nearby.


The Vittore Branca Center Residence features 60 rooms (single and double rooms), three of which are accessible for people with disabilities.

Bed linens and towels are provided by the Giorgio Cini Foundation and the maid changes them once a week, when cleaning up rooms.

In every room there is a telephone that can be used to receive calls and to make toll-free calls. Each guest has a temporary Internet access, provided they bring their own laptop and ethernet cable. There is no TV.

Contact information:

“Vittore Branca” InternationalCenter for the Study of Italian Culture
tel. + 39 041 2710253
email:  centrobranca@cini.it
fb: Fondazione Giorgio Cini

Useful Information

Vittore Branca Center Residence online payment:

Amount in Euro

Note: Guests shall bear all bank operations expenses. For credit card payments, guests shall pay 2,5% of the entire amount as administrative expenses.