You are welcome to visit our headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, where we are happy to offer regular information sessions for visitor groups.
We also offer guided tours (in English and German) of the construction site for the new ECB premises.
Information sessions are offered at two different levels: “overview” and “advanced”. The overview session gives information about the organisation, tasks and responsibilities of the ECB/Eurosystem/ESCB – additionally, one of the modules below can be introduced. The advanced session deals in-depth with one of the topics listed below. Upon request, and depending on the availability of staff, other topics can also be offered.
ECB/Eurosystem/ESCB: organisation, tasks and responsibilities.Additional modules
Guided tours: we regret to say that guided tours through the building are not possible.
Location: the Eurotower (see map and road directions)
Length of visit: approx. 1.5 hours.
Minimum age: visitors must be aged 18 or above, or in their final year of secondary education.
Group size: between 20 and 50 people. Groups of fewer than 20 will be asked to join another group.
Days/times: You may visit the ECB on a Monday, Tuesday or Friday at either 10.30 a.m. or 2.30 p.m.
Online registration: In line with the ECB’s green policy and its efforts to achieve efficiency and effectiveness, you may only submit your visit request electronically via the online calendar. We regret that we are unable to process forms submitted by any other means.
Cost: visits to the ECB are free of charge.back to top
You need a written confirmation of your group’s visit. At least one week before the actual date, you should provide a list of participants (full names). Please make sure you arrive 30 minutes before the start of the session. All participants must have a valid passport or ID card to gain access to the building.
During your visit we are happy to provide you with copies of ECB publications. Please see our Publications section and indicate your choice – including language(s) – under “Additional information” in the online request.
Subject to staff availability at the time of the visit, we offer information sessions in any official EU language. Groups not speaking any of these languages may make their own interpreting arrangements. If that is the case, please inform us in advance.back to top
Press and Information Division
European Central Bank
D-60311 Frankfurt am Main