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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

Whose Pact?

The Cognitive Dimensions of the New EU Pact on Migration and Asylum

CEPS Event

Solar Fuels Research & Invest

Defining and developing the global solar fuel value chain

CEPS In Brief

Fostering capital market integration

Is there a role for a CMU equity market index?

CEPS Task Force

Anti-Money Laundering in the EU

Ensuring effective and efficient cross-border cooperation and mutual trust: Time to get serious

CEPS Project


Better Agri-food Trade Modelling for policy Analysis

CEPS In Brief

Read timely and succinct analysis on current events and opinion pieces commentating on the latest developments in Europe.

17 Sep 2020

The EU has been struggling to integrate its capital markets for decades. Despite the broad public support shown for a…

15 Sep 2020

History has shown that rogue leaders only understand the language of diplomacy when it is backed by force. With the…

15 Sep 2020

After a demanding but successful first year in office, President von der Leyen now faces the daunting task of adapting…


Latest Publications

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


Solar Fuels Research & Invest

Defining and developing the global solar fuel value chain

  • Philippe Schild,,
  • Sophia Haussener,
  • Joachim John,
  • Felice Simonelli,
  • Deepak Pant,
  • Antonio de Rose,
  • Denis Thomas,
  • Nicholas Merriman,
  • Thomas Schleker

Debating and Communicating European Cohesion to Citizens – The case of Southern Europe


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Opening the MiFID II pandora


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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

As one of the few think tanks in Brussels covering most European policy areas, CEPS offers exchanges, provides insights on and potential solutions for EU policy-making through our projects and task forces.

23 Jan 2020 - 30 Sep 2020

Anti-Money Laundering in the EU

CEPS is launching a new task force on how to achieve progress in the combat against money laundering at EU…

01 Sep 2020 - 31 Aug 2024


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

01 Jan 2020 - 31 Jan 2024


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

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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