Background
The European Policy Centre (EPC) was launched as a think tank in 1996. In 2003, the EPC was established as an international not-for-profit organisation under Belgian law.
Mission
The European Policy Centre (EPC) is an independent, not-for-profit think tank dedicated to fostering European integration through analysis and debate, supporting and challenging European decision-makers at all levels to make informed decisions based on evidence and analysis, and providing a platform for engaging partners, stakeholders and citizens in EU policy-making and in the debate about the future of Europe.
Programme areas
The EPC's work is organised under five flagship programmes addressing the key challenges facing the EU:

- European Politics and Institutions
- European Migration and Diversity
- Europe in the World
- Sustainable Prosperity for Europe
- Social Europe & Well-being