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.

01 Aug 2022

The Modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), a multilateral investment treaty on energy, is an ongoing process to better…

28 Jul 2022

EU energy ministers’ recent ‘political agreement’ on natural gas was touted as an example of European unity and solidarity. It…

20 Jul 2022

The assessment of France’s six-month Presidency of the Council has been mostly positive. It brokered a record 130 agreements and…


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.

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 Politics of Differentiation in the European Union

Book launch event

Place du Congrès, Brussels, Belgium
  • Benjamin Leruth,
  • Stefan Gänzle,
  • Jarle Trondal,
  • Anne Pintsch,
  • Marina Rabinovych,
  • Sieglinde Gstöhl ,
  • Angelina Eichhorst,
  • Dylan Macchiarini Crosson

Towards a final and sustainable Iranian nuclear agreement?

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Cybersecurity@CEPS SUMMIT 2022

The many faces of cybersecurity during an era of uncertainty

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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 - 01 May 2024

Monetary Dialogue (2020-2024)

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

01 Feb 2020 - 31 Jan 2024


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

Understanding and Strengthening EU Foreign and Security Policy in a Complex and Contested World (JOINT)
Ongoing Project
01 Mar 2021 - 29 Feb 2024

Understanding and Strengthening EU Foreign and Security Policy in a Complex and Contested World (JOINT)

JOINT is a project aimed at assessing challenges to a more joined-up foreign and security…

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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