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 Expert commentaries

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

04 Oct 2022

Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has repeatedly made the point that the design of the EU’s electricity market urgently…

12 Sep 2022

Looking back over the past few months and setting the EU’s priorities for the coming legislative year can only bring…

02 Sep 2022

The EU is facing an energy crisis. Russia’s de facto embargo on gas exports has sent spot prices on Europe’s…


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.


Can Macron’s “European Political Community” save Europe’s ailing security order?

CEPS & Online
Place du Congrès 1, Brussels, Belgium
  • Ilke Toygür,
  • Charles Grant,
  • Steven Blockmans,
  • Tom Casier

Building digital resilience: How new technologies can support rebuilding Ukraine and strengthen digital transformation in Eastern Neighbouring countries

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Principled Tax Policy: The Future of Pillar Two and Fiscal Federalism in the EU

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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 Apr 2020 - 31 Mar 2024


C4U is a holistic interdisciplinary project addressing all the essential elements required for the optimal integration of CO2 capture in…

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 Dialogue (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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