• Current Calls

  • Also throughout the summer: extended opening hours of our library

    Mondays to Fridays 9–19

  • Peace Representations Thematic Portal

    Dass Gerechtigkeit und Friede sich küssen – Repräsentationen des Friedens im vormodernen Europa
    International joint project (2015‒2018)

    Publications, Database and Virtual Exhibition

  • Digitised opera scores from the holdings of roman princely families

    The project was mentioned on the occasion of the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards 2017.
    Database PARTITURA research
    Further information




Our services and study places in our reopened reading room are available throughout the summer. The extended opening hours are Monday to Friday, 9 am to 7 pm. We look forward to your registration at bibliothek[at]dhi-roma[dot]it.
The institute will be closed on 15.8.2024 (Ferragosto).   

Opportunities (jobs and scholarships)

Ludwig and Margarethe Quidde Fellowship

The Ludwig and Margarethe Quidde Fellowship supports a research stay in Rome, which is intended to support independent scientific work. It is aimed at young researchers who have completed their PhD and are distinguished by particularly outstanding academic achievements in the fields of history or musicology. Application deadline: 31 August 2024.

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Opportunities (jobs and scholarships)

Job offer: Research Fellow Music History

Deadline: 21 July 2024
We are looking for a Research Fellow (f/m/d) in the field of music history for a fixed-term period of three years with the possibility of a further two-year extension, starting as soon as possible. Candidates should hold a PhD in musicology. The submission of a substantiated, theoretically and methodologically reflected research exposé, which demonstrates the innovative potential and  ...   



We are pleased about your interest in our institute, stay in touch with us! Our newsletter provides you with information on upcoming events, applications, new research projects and recent publications of the DHI Rome.  Here you can read the current edition  ...   

Sicilian-born composer Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725) worked mainly in Rome and Naples, with great success. His music was also appreciated in other parts of Italy, and Scarlatti's varied and extensive oeuvre had a formative influence on the country’s musical culture around the year 1700. This volume presents Scarlatti's contribution to compositional genres relevant to his time using a variety of methodological approaches.  ...   

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