The EIB Institute, which was created as part of the EIB Group on 1 January 2012, is dedicated to promoting European Union (EU) objectives by supporting ‘European initiatives for the common good’. With the support of its partners and the Friends of the Institute network, the Institute is a catalyst for social, cultural, educational and [...]

Governance & Management


The Supervisory Board lays down general guidelines for the strategy, objectives and operational activities of the Institute, its Committees and subcommittees. Chairperson of the Supervisory…

Social Programme


The Institute and its partners work to support local entrepreneurs and social initiatives.

Knowledge Programme


Higher education and research for
innovation and economic growth.

Arts & Culture Programme


Learn more about the EIB arts programme.

European Debates


Introducing European Debates The EIB Institute is pleased to announce the launch of European Debates, a new initiative of its Knowledge Programme. European Debates is a series of occasional articles authored by both leading personalities and experts on issues affecting the daily life of European citizens. The aim of the articles is to present different [...]

Social Innovation Tournament


The Social Innovation Tournament established by the EIB Institute in 2012 is the flagship initiative of its Social Programme. The Tournament seeks to promote the generation of innovative ideas and identify/reward opportunities promising substantial societal benefits or demonstrating best practices with tangible, scalable outcomes. It targets the creation of social value in relation to the [...]

EIB Prize


The EIB Prize is an economics award created by the EIB Institute to recognise and stimulate excellence in economic and social research, and its implementation and diffusion. Research should be of specific relevance to European development and integration. The EIB Prize is awarded annually since 2013. It consists of an “Outstanding Contribution Award” of EUR [...]



Roundtable on Systemic Risk – May 8, 2014 – 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm – The EIB Institute is pleased to announce the seminar Roundtable on Systemic Risk with Jean-Marie Magnette, General Director, ICC, EIB; Barbara Marchitto, Senior Economist, ECON, EIB and Federico Galizia, Deputy Director, Head of Risk and Portfolio Management, EIF at the [...]