TEPSA (Trans European Policy Studies Association)
The Trans European Policy Studies Association (TEPSA) is the first transeuropean research network. It consists of leading research institutes in the field of European affairs throughout Europe, with an office in Brussels. TEPSA’s aim is to provide a high quality research on European integration based on a triple “A” approach: Analysis, Assessment and Advice in order to stimulate discussion on policies and political options for Europe. The network was established in 1974 and it has steadily increased its membership ever since to include institutes all throughout Europe in response to the enlargement rounds of the European Union. Nowadays TEPSA consists of 38 member institutes and associate members located in 35 countries, both EU member states and candidate countries. TEPSA and its member institutes provide expertise on EU policies and politics have vast experience in organising and conducting EU wide research, training and networks.