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Economics Department #15 in the world by publication success

RePEc ranks EUI among the world’s elite for economics graduates’ research output

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.

Interdisciplinary Research Clusters

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

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The Schuman Centre

Basic and applied research addresses key questions about the functioning of the European Union and its global role. Our nine programmes cover areas from energy regulation to migration, from media pluralism to global governance.

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Covid-19 Knowledge Hub

The Covid-19 Knowledge Hub pools analysis and policy proposals based on in-house expertise and from our extensive networks, to address the pandemic’s profound implications for the world.

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EUI Research Repository

Scholarly publications and research data produced by our researchers, faculty, fellows and associated scholars include special thematic collections and over 3,000 EUI theses.

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Research across the EUI

Research activities at the EUI comprise individual and collaborative projects, workshops, summer schools and conferences, and public data platforms.

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Dean of Research

Giacomo Calzolari

Our research strategy promotes interaction between EUI scholars at all career levels and policymakers the world over to make lasting contributions to research and policy agendas. We encourage early-stage researchers to reach their full potential through challenging instruction, clear performance standards and high-quality support.

Research Support



Economics researcher Annika Bacher awarded Paper Prize

Economics researcher Annika Bacher has been awarded the European Finance Association Doctoral Tutorial Best Paper Prize.

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How does Europe represent its past? An epistemic inquiry at the Archives

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Vilfredo Pareto Thesis Prize Winners 2021

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Vicente Valentim on Social Norms and Stigmatised Political Behaviour

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Featured publication

Borderlands: Europe and the Mediterranean Middle East

This book shows how the EU’s selective rule transfer and MENA governments’ own actions since 1995 have fostered inequalities and authoritarian rule in the ‘southern neighbourhood’.

Raffaella A. Del Sarto

Over to you: EUI community members present their work

Externalities | Thorsten Beck - Schuman Shorts #35

What is Differentiated Integration? - InDivEU Stakeholder Forums - Video I

Citizenship, Inequality and Justice

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