The NUPI Centre for European Studies (NCE) aims to be a source of policy-relevant research and expertise on the EU and European issues.
NUPI collaborates with several European research communities, both nationally and internationally.
NUPI is a member of the Trans European Policy Studies Association (TEPSA).
The Centre for European Studies (NCE) also has its own seminar series.
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What is happening in the world right now? In this podcast produced by the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) we'll take a closer look at events taking place around the globe. Here you will find conversations, seminars and lectures on different international topics. We hope you'll learn something new!
Corona crisis, legitimization crisis and climate crisis. These are merely a few of the obstacles currently facing the EU. How is it coping? And where will the EU find itself in 2025? EU crisis management is in focus in a new book by Prof. Marianne Riddervold (NUPI and HINN) and colleagues.
What are the alternatives to the EEA Agreement? What happens if Norway joins the EU, or if the EEA is terminated? A new book edited by Arne Melchior and Frode Nilssen looks into this.
Several NUPI researchers contributed to the debate about differentiated integration in the area of security and defence at the annual conference of the European International Studies Association (EISA) in Sofia, Bulgaria last week.
Engaging in ongoing conflicts brings with it a set of extraordinary challenges.
Researchers within and beyond Europe have been studying the EU's approach to conflict and crises. Here's what they found out.
Conflict sensitivity in focus as the three-year NUPI-led research project on the EU’s crisis response (EUNPACK) organised a final conference in Brussels in March.
Can Norway benefit from closer collaboration with the EU on foreign and security policy?
This is the conclusion in a new report addressing political values in Europe-China relations. Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr (NUPI and UiB) has written the chapter on Norway.
Brexit is in crisis. The options are limited, and they have not changed much since 2016. Now, time is running out. Exiting the EU without an agreement, widely recognized as the worst option, is the default. Moreover, this is no longer simply a question about how to deal with the EU. Brexit is a test of whether a democratic political system can resolve difficult and divisive issues in a credible and robust way. The stakes are therefore high.
Ivan Krastev reflects on the crises that has shaped the EU for the past decades.
That was the topic for the project EUNPACK's contribution to the MERI Forum 2018.
This was the key question for EU expert Caroline de Gruyter’s NUPI talk.
30 October marked the end of the three yearlong EUNOR project. Podcasts are now available on all the topics that were discussed during the conference.
The EU’s relationship with several neighbouring countries has shifted from harmony to tension. But might the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) have served to make security political bonds stronger? A new book edited by NUPI senior researcher Pernille Rieker looks into this question.
How does the EU respond to crises? This is the key question posed by a group of NUPI researchers who have succeeded in the competition for funding within the world’s largest research programme.