Welcome to EIPA:
the European
Institute of Public

The centre of expertise that provides you the complete skill set to fully understand and effectively manage EU policies.

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The longest-standing experts in EU public affairs

For almost 40 years, we at EIPA have been leading learning and development programmes in EU public affairs, and our expertise is built on a unique blend of the following:

  1. Specially designed learning activities, often including case studies and simulation games, which facilitate interaction and help you apply the acquired knowledge at a practical level.
  2. Our strong ties and network with the European Commission and other institutions, that help us to provide you with essential insights on the latest EU policy information.
  3. Active roles of Member States representatives in our Board of Governors that enable us to help you learn from the best practices and current trends from all over Europe.
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EIPA is Celebrating its 40th Anniversary – Join Our Public Event


EIPA Helps Vietnam Make Better Use of Competitive Dialogue

How can public sector bodies plan for and run public procurement awards for complex projects, particularly those related to public-private partnerships (PPP) schemes? EIPA external experts Michael Burnett and Martin Oder recently ran a two-day workshop for Vietnam’s Public Procurement Agency focusing…
September 17, 2021

Appointment of New Director of EIPA Luxembourg and Head of Institutional Relations

Latest publications

September 2, 2021

The Artificial Intelligence Act Proposal and its Implications for Member States

The Commission’s proposed set of harmonised AI rules aim to safeguard fundamental rights protection and safety, yet they give rise to various implications and challenges for the EU Member States. This Briefing provides an overview of the proposal and the implications thereof.
July 21, 2021

The EU Conditionality Regulation – Variations on Procrastination

This briefing outlines the necessity of professionalisation to ensure effective and efficient public procurement. It is crucial for a resilient economic recovery that Public Procurement is strategic and sustainable.
EIPA PapersPublications
June 30, 2021

The European Parliament and the Right of Initiative: Change Practice, Not Powers

After reviewing recent developments in the European Parliament’s direct and indirect rights of legislative initiative, this EIPA Paper comments upon the call to strengthen the EP’s powers in this area.
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Latest blogs

September 9, 2021

‘If we all agree, how could we be wrong?’ Biases and the art of (online) discussions

How do biases impact online negotiations? When discussing the pitfalls of online discussions, one should be wary not to overlook the shortcuts the brain might be taking that could drastically change the way a conversation is going.
July 15, 2021

Managing budgets and delivering services – new challenges for the public sector post COVID 19

This blog answers how the pandemic has changed the landscape of knowledge-sharing and how you might be able to enable better knowledge-sharing in your own organisation.
July 8, 2021

Knowledge-sharing in a Virtual World: Helping Your Team Learn More Effectively From Each Other

This blog answers how the pandemic has changed the landscape of knowledge-sharing and how you might be able to enable better knowledge-sharing in your own organisation.
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Our methodology

At EIPA, we believe that learning is more enhanced with an integrated approach. So in our courses, besides the insightful sessions from our experts, we also lay special emphasis on practical exercises, discussions, and exchange among the participants and experts.

We further stimulate the learning experience by providing a comfortable and social environment for you to freely engage with other participants, to further enrich your knowledge, and expand your network.

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Tailor-made requests

We can also leverage our wide range of expertise to develop specific programmes that are perfectly customised to your exact needs. These could include but are not limited to, a distinctive range of courses, study visits, consultancies, and coaching, with specific topics, languages, locations, dates, or durations.

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