The Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) is an independent research organisation concerned with policies affecting the environment in Europe and beyond.
It established a presence in growing circle of EU countries
Its research areas are: Agriculture & Land Management - Biodiversity - Climate Change & Energy - Environmental Economics - Governance - Industrial Pollution - Resource Use, Waste, Chemicals - Water, Marine & Fisheries

Legal form
Non-profit organization

– To disseminate knowledge about Europe and the environment
– To analyse and present policy options
– To promote the integration of environmental concerns into policy, and to promote a thorough understanding of environmental issues and needs
– To keep an open dialogue with policymakers and stakeholders.

Main Activities

Research and consultancy on the development, implementation and evaluation of environmental and environment-related policies in Europe.
Our research work involves both pressing short-term policy issues and long-term strategic studies.
We work closely with the full range of policy actors from international agencies and the EU institutions to national government departments, NGOs and academics.
The Institute has eight research areas spanning the key European and related national policy agendas
Capacity building activities that take the form of training, including provision of training to national agencies and environmental NGOs.


Our focus on European policy making is shared by few and we have a reputation based on being first in the field and possessing a history of knowledge and involvement acquired over thirty years.

Large and international team