Think tank

European Union Institute of Security Studies

EUISS

Paris, France

The European Union Institute for Security Studies is the EU's agency for analyzing foreign, security and defence policy issues. Its core mission is to assist the EU and its member states in the implementation of the Common Foreign and Security Policy, including the Common Security and Defence Policy as well as other external action of the Union. The Institute was set up to strengthen the EU’s analysis, foresight, and networking capacity in external action. The Institute also acts as an interface between the EU institutions and external experts – including security actors – to develop the EU’s strategic thinking. The EUISS is now an integral part of the structures that underpin the further development of the CFSP/CSDP. ecurity C operational autonomy of the EUISS.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.iss.europa.eu/

Address:
100, avenue de Suffren, Paris, 75015, France

Country:
France

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Africa, Asia, MENA, Russia, Americas, Balkans
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Other
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
2002
Age (years)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 20
France average
 25
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Gustav Lindstrom
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Gustav Lindstrom (Director)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Gustav Lindstrom
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 7
France average
 24
Global average
 86
2020
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 40
2019
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 22
% Female staff
2019
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 40%
France average
 39%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2019
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 58%
France average
 34%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 25
France average
 32
Global average
 34

Social

Likes (2022)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 23,713
France average
 23,186
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 23,767
Likes (2019)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 28,484
Twitter
Followers (2022)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 33,495
France average
 16,580
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 27,936
Followers (2019)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 21,300
Subscribers (2019)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
France average
Global average
Followers (2022)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 29,283
France average
 22,419
Global average
 16,346
Followers (2019)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 15,215

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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