Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

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Lobbying costs:

WARNING: As this organisation lists one or more EP accredited lobbyists, it is highly improbable that its lobbying costs are lower than €10,000.

WARNING: The lobbying costs declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.

1,000,000€ - 1,249,999€

Financial year: 01/01/2017 - 01/12/2017

Lobbyists declared: 1 FTE (1)

WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.


Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 1


Meetings with European Commission: 63

Lobbying costs over the years:


Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Registration on EU Transparency Register

86853666704-95 (First registered: 16 Sep 2011)

Goals / Remit

Founded in Brussels in 1983, the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) is among the most experienced and authoritative think tanks operating in the European Union. CEPS serves as a leading forum for debate on EU affairs, but its most distinguishing feature lies in its strong in-house research capacity, complemented by an extensive network of partner institutes throughout the world.

CEPS is an independent, not-for-profit institution that provides high-quality research without promoting the (financial) interests of any other organisation or company.

To carry out state-of-the-art policy research leading to solutions to the challenges facing Europe

To achieve high standards of academic excellence and maintain unqualified independence

To provide a forum for discussion among all stakeholders in the European policy process

To build collaborative networks of researchers, policy-makers, NGO and business representatives across the whole of Europe

To disseminate our findings and views through a regular flow of publications and public events

CEPS carries out its research via its own in-house research programmes and through collaborative research networks involving the active participation of other highly reputable institutes and specialists:

Research Programmes
Economic & Social Welfare Policies
Energy & Climate Change
EU Neighbourhood, Foreign & Security Policy
Financial Markets & Institutions
Justice & Home Affairs
Politics & European Institutions
Regulatory Policy
Trade Developments & Agricultural Policy


Brexit, EU Multiannual Financial Framework, European Fund for Strategic Investment, Circular Economy, Cybersecurity, EMU governance


Head office:
Place du Congrès, 1
Brussels 1000

Tel: 32 22293911