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10 June 2024
Italian National Day 2024

On 4 June 2024 the Italian institutions in London celebrated the 78th National Day with an event jointly organised by the Embassy, the Consulate General, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Italian Trade Agency, with the invaluable support of numerous sponsors, Italian companies that operate in the UK. Ambassador Inigo Lambertini welcomed the 1,800 guests […]

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28 May 2024
Scholarships to study in Italy (2024-25 academic year)

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation offers scholarships for non-Italians and Italian citizens living abroad who wish to study in Italy. Information on the eligibility criteria and the application process is available in the Call for Applications on the Study in Italy portal. Please note that the deadline for applications for the […]

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21 May 2024
Cultivating innovation: the future of agriculture in Italy and the UK

On 20 May the Embassy of Italy hosted “Cultivating innovation: the future of agriculture in Italy and the UK”, a panel discusson on innovation in the agri-food sector. Technology has a critical role to play in helping agriculture to meet the estimated 70% increase in global food production needed to feed more than 9 billion […]

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17 May 2024
Global and Globalised Mafias. The New Challenges and the Investigations 5.0

On 9 May the Embassy hosted a panel discussion entitled “Global and Globalised Mafias. The New Challenges and the Investigations 5.0”. The speakers were Prefect Vittorio Rizzi, deputy director general of the Italian Police Department and deputy director of the Police; Dr Craig Turner, director of investigations at the UK National Crime Agency; and Professor […]

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9 May 2024
Europe Day: Message by the European Union Heads of Mission in the United Kingdom

As Ambassadors and High Commissioners of the European Union and its Member States in London, we stand united in our commitment to fostering strong and cooperative relations between the EU and the United Kingdom. Europe Day, celebrated today, reminds us of the importance of collaboration, friendship and shared aspirations in building a more peaceful and […]

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2 May 2024
Italy Made Me prizes 2024

The Embassy of Italy in London invites early-career Italian researchers across the United Kingdom to submit applications for its annual research award programme “Italy Made Me” (2024 Edition). The awards will be presented to Italian researchers operating in the United Kingdom who received part of their education in Italy, in recognition of innovative research carried […]

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11 April 2024
Italian Threads: Conversations on Fashion

Coinciding with the Italian government’s initiative “Made in Italy Day” on 11 April, the Embassy of Italy in the UK hosted “Italian Threads: Conversations on Fashion”, the first in a series of events organised in collaboration with the online magazine ThePlatform. The events will promote the Made in Italy brand through fashion, one of the […]

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12 March 2024
Alessandro Barbero at the Oxford Literary Festival, 21 March 2024

The Embassy of Italy in London is pleased to announce that Professor Alessandro Barbero, a former lecturer in medieval history at the University of Eastern Piedmont one of Italy’s most respected historians and writers and a well known figure on Italian radio and television, will represent Italy at the prestigious Oxford Literary Festival, which will […]

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5 March 2024
United Italian Societies – Italian Symposium 2024

The second Italian Symposium, organised by the United Italian Societies (UIS), took place last week in London and Oxford. Founded in the UK in 2021, UIS brings together over 35 European and American universities. Its aim is to connect, promote and support Italian university students around the world, through cultural exchange and personal growth. The […]

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1 March 2024
The science behind extra-virgin olive oil: taste attributes, nutritional value and health benefits

On 29 February 2024 the Italian Embassy in London hosted an event on the science behind extra virgin olive oil (EVOO). It explored taste attributes, nutritional benefits and some of the challenges facing supply, labelling and fraud as demand increases and pressures on production remain featuring experts from Italy and the UK. Italy’s strong agricultural […]

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