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 Apr 2023

After one year of war in Ukraine, it is evident that European countries must significantly increase their defence spending and…

29 Mar 2023

The recent banking troubles have demonstrated the continuing fragility of the banking system, even 15 years after the global financial…

10 Mar 2023

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


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 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.

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, by demonstrating a disruptive cost-efficient…

Ongoing Project
01 Nov 2022 - 31 Oct 2026


For the last two decades, European countries have faced unprecedented structural changes due to digitalisation,…

Augmenting participation, co-creation, trust and transparency in Deliberative Democracy at all scales (ORBIS)
Ongoing Project
01 Feb 2023 - 31 Jan 2026

Augmenting participation, co-creation, trust and transparency in Deliberative Democracy at all scales (ORBIS)

ORBIS addresses the disconnects between ambitious ideas and collective actions at a large socio-technical scale.…

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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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