Our Mission Statement

Improving society through high-quality research and efficient dissemination;

National and international recognition as the leading research organization in the field;
Producing high-quality interdisciplinary research on Europe valued by our sponsors and respected by the research community;
Carrying out policy-relevant research;
setting up a network of partner organizations;
delivering research results according to plan and budget;
disseminating results appropriately;
acquiring and developing high-quality staff;
efficient and economical self-management.