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European Institute of Romania, Bucharest

Director general: Oana Mocanu


Head of European Studies Unit: Mihai Sebe



A public institution under the coordination of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the EIR (European Institute of Romania) aims at supporting the decision-making process and at developing specific expertise in the field of European affairs.

Targeting mainly the Romanian public administration, business community, social partners and civil society, EIR’s activity is focused on five key domains: conducting strategy and policy studies; developing training activities in EU affairs; organizing public communication activities; implementing European projects; and translating the EHRC case-laws.

EIR is the editor of the Romanian Journal of European Affairs, the first Romanian academic publication to display the research on current European topics, from economic and monetary affairs, migration, security, energy, to EU institutional design, EU foreign policy, etc. The semi-annual journal is indexed and abstracted in various international scientific databases. EIR also publishes the Policy Briefs and Working Papers Series, that tackles relevant International Relations and European Affairs topics, adapted to the changing domestic and European contexts.

The European Institute of Romania hosts the Europe Direct Information Centre for Bucharest- Ilfov region which aims at increasing the EU awareness among the citizens , by adapting the information to local necessities, promoting active citizenship and stimulating the debates on European topics.

As part of the Eurofound Network of Correspondents, EIR delivers research and information services on living and working conditions in Romania.

Besides being a member of EPIN, the European Institute of Romania is a member of the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI).

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