Open Society European Policy Institute (OSEPI)

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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.

4,500,000€ - 4,749,999€

Financial year: 01/01/2020 - 01/12/2020

Lobbyists declared: 16 FTE (17)

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: 64

Lobbying costs over the years:


Open Society European Policy Institute (OSEPI)

Registration on EU Transparency Register

8557515321-37 (First registered: 21 Aug 2008)

Goals / Remit

OSEPI is the EU policy and advocacy branch of the Open Society Foundations network, a private foundation that has worked for three decades to promote vibrant and tolerant democracies.
It works to influence and inform decision-making on EU laws, policy, funding, and external action to maintain and promote open societies in Europe and beyond.
The Brussels team provides evidence, argument, and recommendations to policy makers in EU institutions and member states, drawn from the Open Society Foundations' work in nearly 100 countries.


OSEPI in Brussels follows all EU initiatives, policies and legislative files likely to have an impact on open society values inside and outside Europe. The foundations’ priorities include human rights, justice, and accountability pursued through a wide range of policy areas including health, media, information, youth, and education.


Head office:
Square de Meeus 5-6
Brussels 1000

Tel: 322 5054646