About us

The Bratislava Policy Institute (BPI) is a prominent, independent non-profit dedicated to securing the resilience of Central and Eastern European (CEE) societies. At BPI, our primary focus lies in spearheading projects and initiatives aimed at fortifying the resilience of CEE societies.

Our initiatives encompass a wide range of topics, including but not limited to:

1. Democratic Governance: BPI works towards strengthening democratic institutions and processes in the CEE region. We advocate for transparency, accountability, and the protection of human rights, promoting a vibrant civil society and robust democratic practices.

2. Economic Resilience: BPI focuses on initiatives that enhance the economic resilience of CEE societies. This involves analyzing economic trends, identifying growth opportunities, and advocating for policies that promote sustainable and inclusive economic development.

3. Social Cohesion: We recognize the importance of fostering social cohesion and inclusivity in CEE societies. BPI undertakes research and initiatives that address social inequalities, discrimination, and marginalization, aiming to promote a more cohesive and harmonious society.

4. European Integration: As part of our commitment to European integration, BPI actively contributes to the discourse on EU policies and reforms. We analyze the impact of EU initiatives on the CEE region and provide recommendations for effective integration and cooperation.

Through our projects and initiatives, BPI endeavors to make a tangible and positive impact on the resilience of CEE societies. By engaging in evidence-based analysis, fostering dialogue, and advocating for informed decision-making, we strive to create a more prosperous, inclusive, and resilient future for the Central and Eastern European region.




Bratislava Policy Institute Bratislava Policy Institute (BPI) is an independent non-profit organization established in 2017 by group of sociologists and political scientists. 

BPI’s team is made up of sociologists, political scientists, and legal scholars. The team is able to engage in interdisciplinary research and public policy consultancy that is critical to the study of previously complex themes. 


BPI´s range of activities cover publication activities, work on expert standpoints and public-policy materials, consultancy activities and organization of seminars, conferences, and workshops.

BPI’s activities are dedicated to fostering all kind of partnerships among various actors at local, regional and European level, and at civic, public an business level in policy-making and is supporting discussion about future of Europe and our European identity.

With an exceptionally strong in-house  capacity and an extensive network of partner institutes throughout the world, BPI is demonstrating ongoing ability to target trends, anticipate visions and analyze actual policy questions. 


At BPI, fellows perform educational, policy research on a wide range of policy areas: from migration to integration, from extremism to liberalism, from youth policy to younger generation, from minority to ethnicity, from labor migration to human trafficking, from informal education to innovative approaches in social and civic life, and more.

The purpose of the BPI educational, awareness and research activities is to produce focused, innovative and visionary information of a high standard for use by the various stakeholders, from decision-makers, through academic community, business and public debates. The Institute maintains active international contacts in its activities and its members participate in public debate, various media, and they are also part in seminars, conferences, scientific international boards, international projects, and other events home and also abroad.


BPI’s objective is to support and develop public policy initiatives and to provide public policy orientated expertise in the areas of youth policy, extremism, ethnicity, citizenship, minority studies, and migration. 


BPI’s team is made up of sociologists, political scientists, and legal scholars.


We adheres to a set of core values and principles that guide us

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