CIEPis the Catholic University of Portugal’s Institute for Political Studies Research Centre.
CIEP brings together researchers from various specialist fields, including: European Studies, Comparative Politics, Politics of the Sea, Public Policies, International Relations, Defence and Security and Political Theory.
CIEP fosters and encourages, as is the case throughout the IEP, the internationalisation of its researchers and their research projects. CIEP is currently a member of The Network of Democracy Research Institutes and Europaeum.
Scientific Director: Professor João Carlos Espada Scientific Coordinator: Professor Elisabete Azevedo-Harman Secretary: Michelle Lobo