Think tank

Centre for European Security Studies

CESS

Groningen, Netherlands

CESS is an independent institute for research and training, based in Groningen, the Netherlands. CESS seeks to advance political development, democracy, human rights and in particular security, by helping governments and civil society face their respective challenges. CESS is an international, multidisciplinary and inclusive institute. Its work is part of the European quest for stability and prosperity, both within and outside Europe. CESS encourages informed debate, empowers individuals, fosters mutual understanding on matters of governance, and promotes democratic structures and processes.

Contact details

Website:
www.cess.org

Address:
Lutkenieuwstraat 31a, 9712 AW Groningen, the Netherlands

Country:
Netherlands

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Europe and Central Asia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1993
Age (years)
Centre for European Security Studies
 30
Netherlands average
 34
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Peter Volten
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Merijn Hartog
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): M. Hartog
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Centre for European Security Studies
 4
Netherlands average
 147
Global average
 85
2019
Centre for European Security Studies
 4
% Female staff
2021
Centre for European Security Studies
 0%
Netherlands average
 37%
Global average
 48%
2019
Centre for European Security Studies
 25%
% Female researchers
2021
Centre for European Security Studies
 0%
Netherlands average
 8%
Global average
 16%
2019
Centre for European Security Studies
 0%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Centre for European Security Studies
 4
Netherlands average
 37
Global average
 34
2018
Centre for European Security Studies
 11

Social

Likes (2022)
Centre for European Security Studies
 3,186
Netherlands average
 5,160
Global average
 32,624
Likes (2021)
Centre for European Security Studies
 2,631
Likes (2019)
Centre for European Security Studies
 2,369
Followers (2022)
Centre for European Security Studies
 61
Netherlands average
 8,849
Global average
 19,187
Followers (2021)
Centre for European Security Studies
 48
Followers (2019)
Centre for European Security Studies
 33
Followers (2022)
Centre for European Security Studies
 2,253
Netherlands average
 17,312
Global average
 16,270
Followers (2019)
Centre for European Security Studies
 1,846

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
Notes: N/A
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