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Who We Are

Thinking ahead for Europe

Founded in Brussels in 1983, CEPS is a leading think tank and forum for debate on EU affairs, with an exceptionally strong in-house research capacity and an extensive network of partner institutes throughout the world.

CEPS Publication

Balkan and Eastern European Comparisons

Building a New Momentum for the European integration of the Balkan and Eastern European associated states

CEPS In Brief

EU-Russia relations and Europe’s global profile

Learning the language of power

CEPS Task Force

EEAS 2.0

How can the Service play a stronger role in forging a more coherent, visible and effective EU foreign policy?

CEPS Project


Better Agri-food Trade Modelling for policy Analysis

CEPS In Brief

Our In-briefs offer timely and succinct analysis of current events and opinion on the latest developments in Europe.

04 Feb 2021

Relations between great powers have worsened in recent years, prompting High Representative Josep Borrell to assert that the European Union…

04 Feb 2021

The EU’s procurement strategy is clearly failing. A major supplier, AstraZeneca, has just announced major delays in its delivery schedule…

03 Feb 2021

Ever since the Law and Justice (PiS) party returned to power in Poland, it has been subject to the specific…


Latest Publications

CEPS produces research papers and reports on current and upcoming policy challenges. Browse through the latest publications on the right or click to view all our publications.

Balkan and Eastern European Comparisons

Building a New Momentum for the European integration of the Balkan and Eastern European associated states

Shaping return to work policy

The role of industrial relations at national and company level - Country report for Belgium

Shaping return to work policy

Current involvement and future potential of EU social dialogue

CEPS Events

CEPS organises various types of events for its members and the public. Browse through the forthcoming events below or click on the button to view all our events.


Gender equality: Can we achieve it in old-age pensions?

MIGAPE Final Conference

  • Helena Dalli,
  • Janez Cigler Kralj (video message),
  • Mikkel Barslund,,
  • Nataša Kump,
  • Vera Hoorens,
  • Gijs Dekkers,
  • Hervé Boulhol,
  • Anne-Sophie Parent,
  • Jolanta Reingarde,
  • Celien Vanmoerkerke,
  • Anna Kwiatkiewicz-Mory,
  • Agnieszka Piasna,
  • Elsa Fornero

Spot the Difference: state-aid vs subsidies regime after the EU-UK TCA


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A Compass for the EU Economy: Which Indicators for the Updated Industrial Strategy?


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CEPS Videos on YouTube

A selection of some of our latest videos. You can find more on our youtube channel.

Latest Projects & Task Forces

Through our project exchanges and collaborative Task Force work, we share our research and policy analysis and offer potential solutions for EU policymaking.

17 Nov 2020 - 31 Mar 2021

The New Industrial Strategy for Europe

CEPS has launched an ambitious and multi-disciplinary Task Force on EU Industrial Policy after the pandemic. The overall aim of…

01 Sep 2020 - 31 Aug 2024


Economy-wide assessments of regional trade agreements often fall short of capturing the complexity of agri-food…

01 May 2020 - 01 May 2024

Monetary Dialogues (2020-2024)

The European Parliament concluded a multiple framework service contract with CEPS for the provision of…

Explore our Membership Services

The challenges facing Europe have never been so great … nor the stakes so high. Join CEPS and make a vital contribution to the debate.

Corporate Membership

Designed for multinational corporations and other large and medium-sized companies, our corporate membership gives access to state-of-the-art research and participation in a dynamic forum for networking and exchanging ideas.

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Institutional Membership

CEPS offers its institutional membership to diplomatic missions and embassies, trade associations, NGOs, universities and regional offices.

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In lieu of membership, some organisations prefer to contribute to and participate in CEPS’ activities by awarding us an annual grant.

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