TV and radio studios

General Secretariat

To interview Council representatives, journalists can book TV and radio studios and use technical assistance for free.

To book a studio

send us an e-mail  or

call us on +32 499537642


Journalists can book TV and radio studios up to 1 day in advance.

They can also use a live stand-up position in the Council's main entrance hall.     

In their booking requests they should specify the facilities that they need.

All available facilities are free of charge except for satellite booking and line costs (EBU origin: BECUE).

TV journalists can use:

IFB Number: +32 22801345

Coordination number: +32 22817198

TV studio

The studio measures 13 m² and can host up to 3 people.

The facilities include:

  • 3 Grass Valley LDK-8000 HD cameras mounted on a Vinten Radamec robotic system
  • 1 Grass Valley LDK-3000 HD camera
  • Kayak video mixer
  • Lawo audio mixer
  • Autocue prompter
  • Full lighting grid
  • Cyclorama
  • Chromakey (for one camera only)
  • Wired Lavalier microphones
  • Wireless earpieces

HD and SD formats (PAL - 16:9 only) are available.

Operating staff

Cameramen, lighting operators, sound engineers and a make up artist are on hand to provide technical assistance to journalists.

Radio journalists can use:

ISDN connection (G722, MPEG Layer II and III): +32 22301343

Coordination number: +32 22819853 

Radio studio

The studio can host up to 4 people.

The facilities include:

  • 4 microphones and 4 headphones with adjustable volume
  • File-based audio recording (WAV or MP3)


Live stand-up positions are available at the mezzanine in the Council's main entrance hall.  

Booking is necessary during European Council meetings and other high-level meetings.