EU institutions & treaties

Ask CER - Episode 1: EU integration, democratic backsliding & UK financial services regulation

29 September 2021
You asked, we answered: introducing the first episode of our new ‘Ask CER’ podcast series.


Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
01 July 2020
El 13 de octubre del 2019, los polacos optaron por el statu quo en la política europea polaca.

The Barnier method: Lessons learned from the EU’s institutional approach to the Brexit negotiations

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, Nicolai von Ondarza
17 June 2020
European Policy Centre
The UK’s vote on 23 June 2016 to leave the EU sent shockwaves throughout the EU member-states.

The EU can emerge stronger from the coronavirus crisis

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, Luigi Scazzieri
01 April 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has become a stress test for the European project.

Judy Asks: Can Europe become stronger after the coronavirus pandemic?

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, Luigi Scazzieri
26 March 2020
Carnegie Europe
The EU’s initial response to the crisis was haphazard, with member states taking center stage. But the EU could emerge stronger from this pandemic if it learns from its past mistakes.

CER podcast: Democracy and the rule of law in the EU

Ian Bond, Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, Beth Oppenheim
22 January 2020
Ian Bond and Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska talk to Beth Oppenheim about the decline in respect for the rule of law across the European Union, and discuss possible remedies.

NfP podcast: Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska on Poland, the EU and rule of law

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
22 January 2020
In the latest Notes from Poland podcast, our editor-at-large Stanley Bill talks to Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform in Brussels.

Global Business: Ambitious agenda for new Commission

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
03 December 2019
The new Commission comes to office with an ambitious agenda, from climate change to digitization & curbing the power of tech companies.
Sylvie Goulard

Cuando Bruselas se cree Washington: los exámenes del Parlamento Europeo a la Comisión

06 October 2019
El Pais
Una vez cada cinco años, Bruselas se cree Washington y periodistas, asesores políticos y expertos de todo tipo dejan todo lo que están haciendo para seguir, con mayor o menor entusiasmo, las audiencias del Parlamento Europeo a los comisarios propuestos por los estados miembros.

CER podcast: Meet the new European Commission

Sophia Besch, Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
24 September 2019
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska talks to Sophia Besch about the new European Commission. Who are Ursula von der Leyen's new commissioners – and what happens next?

ELIAMEP 15th European Seminar: Interview, Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
12 September 2019
Interview with Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for European Reform (CER) in the margins of the 15th European Seminar of ELIAMEP (12-14 Semptember 2019).

New Commission bows to the populists

12 September 2019
New power structure shows populist rhetoric has infiltrated EU executive.
Ursula von der Leyen isn't perfect, but she's better than the alternative

Ursula von der Leyen isn't perfect, but she's better than the alternative

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
15 July 2019
Foreign Policy
Opposing the compromise candidate for EU commission president will further empower populists and Euroskeptics.

Reparto de altos cargos en la UE: el regreso del líder reacio

08 July 2019
El Pais
Toda cumbre europea digna de ese nombre sigue una coreografía muy precisa.

CER podcast: EU top jobs

Sophia Besch, Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
05 July 2019
Sophia Besch talks to Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska about the EU’s top jobs reshuffle. They discuss the candidates, Europe's winners and losers, and what happens next.

The importance of being protectionist: A long view of the European Defense Fund

Sophia Besch, Martin Quencez
13 June 2019
War on the rocks
In 2017, EU officials rejoiced. They claimed to have accomplished more in 10 months than in 10 years in the field of defense, having launched three new initiatives to strengthen defense industrial co-operation, first and foremost the European Defense Fund.

Europe must prevent a German stranglehold on the ECB

29 May 2019
The Telegraph
It’s no secret that Bundesbank boss Jens Weidmann would like to succeed Mario Draghi as president of the European Central Bank.

Judy Asks: Do these European Parliament elections matter?

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
22 May 2019
Carnegie Europe
European Parliament elections matter because they are an opportunity for EU citizens to express their preferences for the further evolution of the European project.

RTÉ News: The rise of populism in Europe

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
21 May 2019
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to RTÉ News about the rise for populism in Europe (from 0.55 seconds).

CER podcast: European Parliament elections special

Ian Bond, Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, Charles Grant, Camino Mortera-Martinez, Beth Oppenheim, Luigi Scazzieri, Leonard Schuette
20 May 2019
Beth Oppenheim talks to the CER's experts about the upcoming European Parliament elections.