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Research at the EUI

Interdisciplinary, International, Innovative. 

We ask fundamental questions about human society and investigate complex, real-world problems.

Intellectual creativity and debate thrive at the EUI through collaborative projects, workshops and webinars, conferences and outreach events, and summer schools and executive training.

Our research embraces interdisciplinary, comparative or contextual approaches, and many of our initiatives have a specifically European perspective.

Creative collaborations, vital impacts

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Latest publications

Updated 27 June 2022

EUI scholars produce over 1,200 publications each year, offering insights into complex, real-world problems and fundamental questions about human society. Our repository holds refereed articles and books, reports and datasets.

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Governance and resilience after the pandemic - New research project

A new Horizon Europe project is starting at the Robert Schuman Centre: REGROUP - Rebuilding Governance and Resilience out of the Pandemic. The main objective is to map and analyse the social and geographical conflict lines generated in Europe by the Covid19 pandemic.

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SPS researcher Maxine Both wins grant to study solidarity with migrants

Doctoral researcher Maxine Both has received Canadian funding for field research investigating immigrant detention in Italy and Canada and the ways civil society organisations build relationships and provide solidarity and assistance to detained migrants.

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Research at the Robert Schuman Centre

We conduct basic and applied research to address real-world problems. The Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies has 9 programmes on themes from energy regulation to migration, to media pluralism to global governance. See video playlists below.

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EUI’s Research Blog – EUIdeas

Explore evidence-driven contributions from EUI scholars on a wide range social, political, legal, and economic issues. See our special collection on Russia’s war in Ukraine.

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Interdisciplinary Research Clusters

Cross-campus interdisciplinary research that focuses on six interrelated themes of high societal interest: Democracy, Environment, Inequality, Technological Change, the Crisis of Expertise, and Decentering Eurocentrism.

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Dean of Research

"The EUI hosts a world-class and international research community, and we strive to develop and nurture its full potential to bridge theoretical and applied research with the world of practice and policy."

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Research Support

We coordinate, systematise and broaden high-quality support for EUI faculty and researchers. Consult our pages for resources on the planning and grantseeking phase, collaboration across campus, or the reporting and dissemination of research results.

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