BRIDGEGAP brings together academics from 15 partner institutes. Click on the logos to learn more about each partner and their role within the project.

  • The Lisbon Council for Economic Competitiveness and Social Renewal asbl is a Brussels-based think tank and policy network. Established in 2003 in Belgium as a non-profit, non-partisan association, the group is dedicated to making a positive contribution through cutting-edge research and by engaging political leaders and the public at large in a constructive exchange about the economic and social challenges of the 21st century. //

  • Luiss University, based in Rome, specializes in research focused on the Social Sciences, especially in the areas of interest of the four Departments, and educates approximately 10,000 students in a dynamic and international environment. Luiss’s mission is to prepare students as enquirers and to be at the forefront of social science research, with the aim of having a strong impact on civil society and the business world. Luiss is also firmly committed to sustainability and inclusion, and is deeply engaged with… //

  • IBEI is an inter-university institute created in 2004 as a joint effort of all five public universities in the Barcelona metropolitan area and CIDOB (Barcelona Centre for International Affairs) to promote postgraduate training and research in international relations, politics & development to advance the understanding of global challenges to governance in our world. Now into its second decade, IBEI has become consolidated and achieved a high level of recognition as an academic and research centre at both European and international level. //

  • The University of Pisa is a public institution with twenty departments, and high level research centres in the agriculture, astrophysics, computer science, engineering, medicine and veterinary medicine sectors. Furthermore the University has close relations with the Pisan Institutes of the National Board of Research, with many cultural institutions of national and international importance, and with […] //

  • The University of Antwerp (UAntwerpen) is a young, dynamic and forward-thinking university. Established in in 2003, UAntwerpen scores extraordinarily well in Young University Rankings (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2023—Rank 7; QS 50 under 50 2021—Rank 20). UAntwerp is a founding member of the Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE) alliance and […] //

  • The Institute for Future Studies is an independent research foundation based in Sweden. The institute has two aims. One of which is to conduct future studies, to promote a future-oriented perspective in research, and to use and develop appropriate theory and methodology. Our current research program includes work on climate change, new technologies, corruption, prejudices […] //

  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, established in 1918 and opened in 1925, is Israel’s second-oldest and one of its most esteemed universities. Located in a city with rich historical and cultural importance, the university is not only distinguished for its unique setting but also for its outstanding academic and research excellence. Renowned for high educational […] //

  • Established as a policy research institute in 1996, the Romanian Academic Society (SAR) is the oldest active think-tank in Romania, contributing to good governance and development through policy research and advocacy. Since its inception, SAR has been working with a vast network of academic institutions, policy-makers, business and civil society peers to generate the evidence base for measuring, understanding and tackling good governance and corruption and to translate these findings into practical policy action. SAR aims to contribute to (re)building the… //

  • The University of Perugia, founded in 1308, is one of the oldest universities in our country. It promotes the path of innovation by offering a wide range of training, international degree courses and post-graduate courses. Its approximately 25,000 students can count on high-level services in the fields of orientation, job placement, sports activities and numerous […] //

  • KEDGE Business School is a prestigious French business school and grande école with triple accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA). Grande écoles are distinguished academic institutions that admit students through a highly competitive process, and a significant number of their graduates hold prominent positions in French society. In 2013, KEDGE was established through the merger of […] //

  • Netherlands

    Utrecht University

    Established 26 March 1636, Utrecht University it is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands. The university’s interdisciplinary research targets life sciences, pathways to sustainability, dynamics of youth, and institutions for open societies. Its teaching and research are strongly connected where equality, diversity, and inclusion are valued. Utrecht University counts a number of distinguished […] //

  • The Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD) was established in late 1989 as an interdisciplinary public policy institute fostering the reform process in Europe through impact on policy and civil society. CSD’s mission is “building bridges between scholars and policy-makers” and as an independent, interdisciplinary think tank it combines research excellence with policy advocacy. […] //

  • Transparency International (TI) was founded in 1993 as a global movement with one vision: a world in which government, business, civil society and the daily lives of people are free of corruption. With more than 100 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin we work to change the systems and networks that enable corruption […] //

  • Ukraine


    YouControl is a Ukranian IT company that developed an analytical system that generates full profiles of every company in Ukraine on the basis of open data from 50 state sources, monitors changes in state registers and visualizes links among affiliated persons. The Monitoring function daily reports changes in a company according to the official data. […] //

  • United Kingdom

    University of Glasgow

    The University of Glasgow, founded in 1451, is a prestigious and historic institution, renowned for its research-intensive environment and commitment to academic excellence. It boasts a vibrant, international community in one of Europe’s most dynamic cities. With its cutting-edge facilities, world-class faculty, and a strong network of global partnerships, the University of Glasgow consistently ranks […] //