Department of Government & Public PolicyEuropean Policies Research Centre

The European Policies Research Centre (EPRC) is a leading institute in Europe for comparative research on public policy, with a particular focus on regional development policies. Established in 1978, EPRC is part of the Department of Government & Public Policy at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, whose research and scholarship are very highly ranked in the UK’s periodic Research Excellence Framework assessment of higher education institutions. EPRC has a second base (EPRC Delft) at the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands.

Spanning 30 European countries, EPRC research programmes have a strong emphasis on applied research and knowledge exchange, including the provision of policy advice to EU institutions and national and sub-national government authorities throughout Europe.