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 In Brief

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

21 Apr 2021

Russia’s threat of war with Ukraine, whether for real, for show, or for some undetermined mix of the two, demands…

21 Apr 2021

A new CEPS Task Force report proposes concrete policy measures and recommendations to help ease the adoption of AI in…

18 Mar 2021

Finalising the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has become a hotly contested issue that has put all sides…


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.


The new EU Action Plan against migrant smuggling: between politics and evidence

Academic input into EC Consultations

CEPS (Online)
  • Gabriella Sanchez,
  • Eugenio Cusumano,
  • Roxane de Massol de Rebetz,
  • Kheira Arrouche,
  • Roberto Forin,
  • Michele LeVoy

Winds of change in EU and global tax harmonisation (members only)

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Traceability across circular value chains: How to unlock its potential and mitigate challenges?

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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.

01 May 2020 - 30 Jun 2021

EEAS 2.0

At a time when the EU needs to act as a united international player in order not to become a…

01 Jan 2020 - 31 Jan 2024


The EU-funded EUSOCIALCIT project will review policies to boost European social citizenship. It will develop…

01 Apr 2020 - 31 Mar 2024


C4U is a holistic interdisciplinary project addressing all the essential elements required for the optimal…

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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