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Since its founding in 1959, the Institut für Europäische Politik (IEP) has been a non-profit organization dedicated to the study of European integration. Become a member of the IEP network.

Our goals and tasks

The IEP is a non-profit, non-partisan organisation concerned with European integration. Situated in Berlin, it is one of the leading foreign and European policy research institutions in the Federal Republic of Germany.

We work nationally and transnationally at the interface of science, politics, administration and political education. Our task is to scientifically investigate topics of European politics and integration in order to then promote the practical application of the research results.

The IEP offers a citizen-oriented, European and interdisciplinary forum as well as a platform for European policy debates among experts.

Subscribe to the IEP newsletter, which provides monthly information on current events and publications.

Our team

The Institute for European Politics currently employs about 30 staff members. They work in various functions in the areas of research, political education and training, events and publications as well as in central administrative tasks.

Become part of the IEP network

As a Friend of the IEP you are a member of a large network of European decision-makers at the interface of science, politics, administration and political education. Your membership fee supports continuous research on key issues of German European policy, deepening and widening, neighbourhood policy and the role of the EU in the world. The minimum annual fee is 100,- Euro. We look forward to receiving your membership application at:

As a Friend of the IEP, you may look forward to

  • Invitations to IEP events on current European policy developments and fundamental issues.
  • Receipt of our quarterly journal integration free of charge.
  • Other free publications of the IEP, such as Europe from A to Z and the Yearbook of European Integration.
  • The regular newsletter informing you about new publications, events and other news of the IEP.
  • A donation receipt.

Our networks

The Institut für Europäische Politiks is a founding member of the Trans European Policy Studies Association (TEPSA) based in Brussels and has been a member of the European Movement Germany (EBD) since 1962. The IEP's quarterly journal integration is published in cooperation with the German section of ECSA, the Arbeitskreis Europäische Integration (AEI). The IEP is a scientific partner of Europa-Union Deutschland, the largest citizens' initiative for Europe in Germany, and of the house parliaments of Pulse of Europe.

Further Information

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Statute of the IEP

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