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Social Programme at a Glance 2019

Artists residencies



Calls for applications are now over. Results will be announced in March. 




Who we are

The EIB Institute was set up within the EIB Group (European Investment Bank and European Investment Fund) to promote and support socialcultural, and academic initiatives with European stakeholders and the public at large. It is a key pillar of the EIB Group’s community and citizenship engagement.

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7 Most Endangered cultural heritage sites announced

The 7 Most Endangered heritage sites in Europe in 2020 have been announced by Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage organisation, and the European Investment Bank Institute (EIBI). They are: the National Theatre of Albania, Tirana, (Albania), Castle...

Coronavirus cuts short SAVE tour

The coronavirus has cut short the second S.A.V.E (Sustainability, Action, Voyage, Experience) project –a “museum on wheels” launched by the EIB Institute, Turin’s Museo del Risparmio and Scania Italia to teach Italian children how to make conscious use of...

Webinar “Ready to take off? Raising impact investment”

  If you missed the webinar "Ready to take off? Raising impact investment" by Laura Catana, watch the video to learn where to start to raise impact investment and learn from the experience of social entrepreneurs who share with us some key insights from their...

Institute supports second Alternative Finance Forum

The EIB Institute is sponsoring the second Alternative Finance Forum (AFF) organised by KEPA – Business and Cultural Development Centre to take place in Thessaloniki (Greece) on 1 October 2020. The 2020 AFF is targeted at professionals in the social and...

Don’t miss your chance! Today is the last day to apply for the SIT 2020!

Don’t miss this great opportunity to win up to EUR 50 000 to take your Social Venture further   Applications are open until 4 March 2020       For details on the 2020 Social Innovation Tournament, visit the Tournament’s page. Follow us on Facebook...