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

10 Mar 2023

UPDATED table of arms deliveries by EU Member States to Ukraine During the first year of the war it became…

10 Mar 2023

On International Women’s Day, the face of Georgia was a woman, bravely waving the EU flag against police water cannons.…

10 Mar 2023

The Covid-19 pandemic caught the European Commission off guard but its fast response helped to stop a bad situation from…


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.

One year of war in Ukraine

Understanding what has happened and what needs to happen next

Scenarios for the Eurozone

A realistic perspective between hopes and fears

Gendered migrant integration policies in the EU

Are we moving towards delivery of equality, non-discrimination and inclusion?

Europe after the War

Financial Cooperation for Pan-European, Euro-Mediterranean and EU-African Integration

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.


Public pension systems: changing narratives, changing realities ?

Place du Congrès 1, Brussels, Belgium
  • Karine Lalieux,
  • Nicholas Barr,
  • Bernhard Ebbinghaus,
  • Francesca Carta,
  • Carmen Boado Penas ,
  • Jose Luis Escrivá,
  • Rolf Schmachtenberg,
  • Katarina Ivanković-Knežević,
  • Sandra Parthie

Reforming the EU electricity markets: why and how?

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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,…

Motivations, experiences and consequences of returns and readmissions policy: revealing and developing effective alternatives (MORE)
Upcoming Project
01 Oct 2023 - 30 Sep 2026

Motivations, experiences and consequences of returns and readmissions policy: revealing and developing effective alternatives (MORE)

In recent years, the Returns and Readmissions policy has become the preferred solution for the…

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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