Serve as a point of convergence between different disciplines of knowledge, such as Economics, Law, Public Policy and European Defence.
Have a decisive impact on society in the long term through its activity.
Inspire and be a privileged meeting place between the academic, professional, business world and public institutions.
The IE Center for European Studies was established in 2009 as a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence (a reference center for competence and knowledge on topics related to the European Union) funded by the European Commission.
After fulfilling its objectives as a Centre of Excellence in 2014, it has continued to organise activities to promote public debate on European integration.