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

How robust is the EU recovery?

A transatlantic comparison

CEPS In Brief

Knocking on Polexit’s door?

Poland, the Constitutional Tribunal and the battle over the primacy of EU law

CEPS Publication

A tale of two prices

What higher energy costs and the ETS price mean for a just transition

CEPS In Brief

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

02 Dec 2021

Despite incoming US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan expressing disappointment about EU Member States’ decision to move forward with the…

15 Nov 2021

Earlier in 2021 most economists, including those within international organisations, predicted that recovery from the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic…

28 Oct 2021

The COP26 climate summit is the most anticipated COP in years, especially as it’s the first COP since 2019 thanks…


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.


A new dawn for the Single Market?

CEPS (Online)
  • Martin Brudermüller,
  • Kerstin Jorna,
  • Andreas Kopp,
  • Margrethe Vestager (video-message),
  • Nathalie Errard,
  • Heleen Bakker

Developing a sustainable electronics value chain – what policies and challenges lie ahead?

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Single Resolution Fund contribution methodology

How to address the existing challenges?

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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.

Ongoing Task Force
09 Jun 2021 - 31 Dec 2021


Following an evaluation of the Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (NIS Directive), the European Commission adopted a…

01 May 2020 - 01 May 2024

Monetary Dialogues (2020-2024)

The European Parliament concluded a multiple framework service contract with CEPS for the provision of…

Understanding and Strengthening EU Foreign and Security Policy in a Complex and Contested World (JOINT)
Ongoing Project
01 Mar 2021 - 29 Feb 2024

Understanding and Strengthening EU Foreign and Security Policy in a Complex and Contested World (JOINT)

JOINT is a project aimed at assessing challenges to a more joined-up foreign and security…

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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