Tuesday | 20 Oct 2020
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

EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment

Can a WTO-plus offer seal the deal?

CEPS Task Force

EEAS 2.0

How can the Service play a stronger role in forging a more coherent, visible and effective EU foreign policy?

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.

19 Oct 2020

Concluding the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment would mean cementing a trade relationship on a level playing field between two of the…

15 Oct 2020

The Next Generation EU (NGEU) recovery response to the Covid-19 crisis, one of the most ambitious EU integration projects so…

15 Oct 2020

Both the European Commission and European Parliament now support raising the EU’s emissions reduction target for 2030, although they do…


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.




  • Christian Breuer,
  • Cinzia Alcidi,
  • Robert Skidelsky,
  • Paolo Gentiloni,
  • Natacha Valla,
  • Jörg Kukies,
  • Debora Revoltella,
  • Sue Maguire,
  • Robert Pollin,
  • Barry Eichengreen,
  • Daniel Gros,
  • Matilda Gettins

End of the road for EU cooperation with the Eurasian Economic Union?


Register Now


How can the bond market for SMEs take off


Register Now

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.

17 Nov 2020 - 31 Mar 2021

The New Industrial Strategy for Europe

CEPS is launching a new and ambitious Task Force on EU Industrial Policy after the pandemic. On March 10, 2020,…

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.

Learn More

Institutional Membership

CEPS offers its institutional membership to diplomatic missions and embassies, trade associations, NGOs, universities and regional offices.

Learn More


In lieu of membership, some organisations prefer to contribute to and participate in CEPS’ activities by awarding us an annual grant.

Learn More