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Can EU trade policy deliver on EU values?

Trade agreements are ill suited to realise EU external objectives, RESPECT project finds

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



Four OUP Publications added to the Academy of European Law 2021 Series

Four new publications have been added to the Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law (AEL) 2021 series.

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Tobias Widmann on Affective Politics

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Mathias Siems wins prize for the best paper in ECGI Law Working Paper Series

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Livestock and climate change: Rethinking the debate?

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Featured publication

Social investment and immigrant integration after Covid-19

Evidence from European welfare states suggests that the social investment approach can facilitate post-pandemic recovery, particularly in diverse, immigrant-receiving societies.

Anton Hemerijck - Liam Patuzzi

Over to you: EUI community members present their work

Schuman Shelf #7 - The Legacy of the Global Financial Crisis

Citizenship, Inequality and Justice

Modal Shift | Matthias Finger - Schuman Short #37

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