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

The $300 Billion Question

How to get Russia to pay for Ukraine’s reconstruction

CEPS Publication

Energy prices and inflation

One shock, many asymmetric effects


Time to re-energise the EU’s capital markets

Building investable and competitive ecosystems

CEPS Expert commentaries

Our expert commentaries offer timely and succinct analysis of current events and opinion on the key developments in Europe

31 Jan 2023

Three years after the WHO declared a ‘public health emergency of international concern’, the Covid-19 pandemic is still taking a…

12 Dec 2022

On 14 December, leaders from the EU and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will meet for an inter-regional…

29 Nov 2022

The US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) puts the EU in an uncomfortable position. At long last, the Americans pass legislation…


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.


Japan-EU Cooperation in 5G/6G and future connectivity

CEPS & Online
Place du Congrès 1, Brussels, Belgium
  • Prof. Akihiro NAKAO,
  • Mr. Bernard Barani

The Europe we want. The Europe we need

CEPS 40th anniversary panel debate

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CEPS Ideas Lab 2023 – 10th Edition

Moving Europe from darkness into light

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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.

09 Jan 2023 - 31 Jul 2023

Forum on the New Industrial Strategy for Europe 2023

Almost three years ago, the European Commission launched a comprehensive and aspirational New Industrial Strategy for Europe that highlighted its…

Black sea fLoating Offshore Wind (BLOW)
Ongoing Project
01 Jan 2023 - 31 Jan 2027

Black sea fLoating Offshore Wind (BLOW)

The  Horizon Europe project BLOW aims at unlocking the Black sea fLoating Offshore Wind potential,…

Augmenting participation, co-creation, trust and transparency in Deliberative Democracy at all scales (ORBIS)
Upcoming Project
01 Feb 2023 - 31 Jan 2026

Augmenting participation, co-creation, trust and transparency in Deliberative Democracy at all scales (ORBIS)

ORBIS addresses the disconnects between ambitious ideas and collective actions at a large socio-technical scale.…

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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