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Villa Vigoni, German-Italian Centre for the European Dialogue

Villa Vigoni e.V. is the German-Italian Centre for European Dialogue on Lake Como. Its mission is to foster and deepen the German-Italian relations in a European perspective.

Villa Vigoni was founded in 1986 by the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Italy. Its sponsoring ministries are the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).




A place for meeting and dialogue

A platform for cultural exchange

Facilitating research and project development

A European think factory