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

Our In-briefs offer timely and succinct analysis of current events and opinion on the latest developments in Europe.

12 May 2022

The Conference on the Future of Europe is over. It actually went well, at least when only considering the participatory…

09 May 2022

This is the first Europe Day in a fundamentally changed world, with a new and completely different understanding of what…

22 Apr 2022

Doubts are rife over whether the Russia sanctions are yielding much effect. Russia was sanctioned in 2014 after the illegal…


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.


Roundtable discussion with Minister Donohoe

Place du Congrès 1, Brussels, Belgium
  • Paschal Donohoe,
  • Daniel Gros

A debate with Josep Borrell.

EU foreign policy: a mid-term assessment. Staying on course in troubled waters.

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Rethinking the EU’s role in global governance – Key pathways from the TRIGGER project

TRIGGER final conference

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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 Feb 2022 - 30 Jun 2022

Global corporate taxation

The OECD has been leading the efforts to reach international consensus on corporate taxation rules that are fit for purpose. In this context,…

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…

01 Feb 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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