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
 29
Netherlands average
 35
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Peter Volten
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Merijn Hartog
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): M. Hartog
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): M. Hartog
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Centre for European Security Studies
 4
Netherlands average
 162
Global average
 89
2019
Centre for European Security Studies
 4
% Female staff
2019
Centre for European Security Studies
 25%
Netherlands average
 41%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2019
Centre for European Security Studies
 0%
Netherlands average
 35%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Centre for European Security Studies
 11
Netherlands average
 53
Global average
 6,811

Social

Likes (2021)
Centre for European Security Studies
 2,631
Netherlands average
 10,325
Global average
 31,361
Likes (2019)
Centre for European Security Studies
 2,369
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Centre for European Security Studies
 48
Netherlands average
 9,476
Global average
 18,412
Followers (2019)
Centre for European Security Studies
 33
Followers (2019)
Centre for European Security Studies
 1,846
Netherlands average
 6,337
Global average
 6,394

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
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