Think tank

European Union Institute of Security Studies

EUISS

Paris, France

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:
France

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
France average
 24
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Gustav Lindstrom (Director)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Gustav Lindstrom (Director)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Gustav Lindstrom
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2020
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 40
France average
 16
Global average
 15
2019
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 22
% Female staff
2019
European Union Institute of Security Studies
40% 
France average
39% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
European Union Institute of Security Studies
58% 
France average
34% 
Global average
33% 

Social

Likes (2019)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 28,484
France average
 17,310
Global average
 27,922
Twitter
Followers (2019)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 21,300
France average
 15,226
Global average
 16,331
Subscribers (2019)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
France average
Global average
Followers (2019)
European Union Institute of Security Studies
 15,215
France average
 8,139
Global average
 6,899

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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