Research Centre of the Institute for Political Studies (CIEP)

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    Palma de Cima

    1649-023 Lisboa


Organisation profile

Organisation profile

CIEP is the Research Centre of the Institute for Political Studies of Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

CIEP brings together researchers from various specialist fields, including:

  • European Studies;
  • Comparative Politics;
  • Politics of the Sea;
  • Public Policies;
  • International Relations;
  • Defence and Security;
  • 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.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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