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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 33622026795-64
Registration date: 27/09/11 15:23:47

The information on this organisation was last modified on 10/09/14 12:37:25
The date of the last annual update was 10/09/14 12:37:25

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Bruegel
Legal status: AISBL
Website address:


Section: IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions
and more precisely: Think tanks and research institutions

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Guntram Wolff
Position: Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Matt Dann
Position: Secretary General

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 33 Rue de la Charité 
Brussels 1210
Telephone number: (+32) 22274210
Fax number: (+32) 22274219
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Bruegel is a European think tank working in the field of international economics. Established in 2005, Bruegel is independent and non-doctrinal. It seeks to contribute to European and global economic policy-making through open, fact-based and policy-relevant research, analysis and debate. Bruegel's governance and funding model is unique. Its membership includes EU governments and leading international corporations as well as international institutions. Its day-to-day work is carried out at arm‘s length from members' interests.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 9
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Erik Dale 23/05/14 21/05/15
Guntram Wolff 24/05/14 22/05/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

European macro economics, Finance and financial regulation,Competition, innovation and sustainable growth. Please see our Research Programme on our website.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade


Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 3,992,316
of which public financing: 2,503,034
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 433,380
- from national sources: 2,069,654
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 1,489,282
- donations: 0
- contributions from members: 1,431,867
Honoraria : 24,377
Sales of Publications : 37
Bank account interest : 7,076
Miscellaneous : 25,925
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

For a much fuller breakdown of income and expenditure, as well as the current balance sheet, please refer to Bruegel's Annual Report 2013, available for download at Bruegel has published information on income and expenditure since inception in 2004, all the records are available via our website.

Bruegel does not have a budget for direct representation of "interests" as it is not an interest representing organisation - it is a public good with varied public and private funding, with checks and balances in place to safeguard its independence, even from its members and other stakeholders.

Bruegel is fully committed to transparency, and has been since inception, and discloses both income and spending each year.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
Bruegel's own Statement on Research Integrity and Declaration of Outside Interests (see website for details)