Become a Member

Become a Member


Everyone is welcome to join the BSR!

Your gift funds a critical pool of flexible, readily-available support that can be put to use wherever it is needed most urgently – with immediate benefit to our residents, programmes, and staff. Please support the Annual Fund at whatever level is most appropriate for you, knowing that the BSR values every gift and every donor.

Current benefits for all Members include:

  • updates on our activities via the BSR News

  • invitations to Members events in the UK and Italy (in an effort to meet our sustainability targets, these invitations are now exclusively via email included in our quarterly Events Leaflet)

  • eligibility to stay at the Residence (pending availability, and at prevailing rates) and use the library


All gifts from individuals above £50 (€60 for those joining in Rome) qualify for BSR membership for the remainder of the calendar year and to the following 31 March.

Individual Member (£50 and above)

Individual Members (£50) may purchase PBSR for:

- Current printed version plus digital PBSR online: £21

- PBSR Online only: £15

Supporting Member (£100 and above)

Sustaining Member (£500 and above)

If you would like to become a member and support our work, there are a few ways to do so.

  • Become a member online via PayPal, by selecting an option on the left. All funds through PayPal go directly to the BSR, and you do not need to have a PayPal account to donate this way.

  • Become a member via email by completing a Membership form and returning it to us. If you would prefer to return your form by post, please send it to our London Office.

  • If you require assistance, or have a query about BSR Membership, please contact us at


Universities, cultural and arts organisations, foundations and museums making a donation of £120 or more to the Annual Fund enjoy:

  • A printed copy of the Papers of the British School at Rome (published each autumn)

  • Access to PBSR Online including earlier volumes of PBSR

  • The ability to propose students for the City of Rome postgraduate course (acceptance is reserved to the BSR), subject to prior agreement with BSR

  • Eligibility for groups to stay at the BSR and use the Library, subject to availability, and at current rates. (NB all group members are also required to become BSR individual members)

  • Reasonable use of BSR research services to support visiting groups

  • E-invitations to Members events in the UK and Italy

  • Emailed updates on our activities past and future via the quarterly BSR News and BSR Events programme

Latest Events

Latest Events

BSR Autumn Open Studios 2022
Following the opening night, artists’ studios will be open by appointment only until Wednesday 14 December 15.00–19.00 (closed on Sunday). Contact Fine Arts Curator, Marta
Wednesday 7/12/2022
Actors in the Academies of Early Modern Italy
This workshop considers the role of actors within the academies that proliferated across Italy from c.1500-1650. These spaces were distinctive for their social hybridity and
Tuesday 13/12/2022
The changing face of the Eastern Caelian: Recent work by the ‘Rome Transformed’ Team
In 2019, colleagues from the British School at Rome, the University of Florence, the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche and Newcastle University launched the ERC-funded ‘Rome
Wednesday 14/12/2022