Think tank

European Union Institute of Security Studies

EUISS

Brussels, Belgium

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:
Belgium

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

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

Organisation details

Business model
Government
Institutional affiliations
International Organism
Year founded
2002
Age (years)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 19
Belgium average
 22
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Gustav Lindstrom
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 22
Belgium average
 31
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
European Union Institute of Security Studies
40% 
Belgium average
43% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
European Union Institute of Security Studies
58% 
Belgium average
35% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Likes (2019)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 28,484
Belgium average
 17,089
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 21,300
Belgium average
 15,960
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
Belgium average
Global average
Followers (2019)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 15,215
Belgium average
 4,608
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 09/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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