Institut d'etudes Européennes
De l'Université libre de Bruxelles

The IEE-ULB is awarded an EP framework contract for the evaluation of consumer protection in the Internal Market

The Institute for European Studies of the Université Libre de Bruxelles is pleased to announce that it will be in the coming years, a major supplier of evaluation services to the European Parliament in the fields of Impact Assessment and European Added Value, on the Internal market and Consumer protection.

The Institute for European Studies f the ULB, as the leading partner, won the framework contract with the European Parliament in collaboration with the Institut für finanzdienstleistungen (IFF), Germany, the University Carlos III Madrid, Faculty of Law, Spain, the University of Manchester, Faculty of Law, United Kingdom, the Warsaw School of Economics, Poland and the Széchenyi Istvan University, Hungary.

"We are convinced that we have created a highly collaborative, team-based environment, in which we can discuss and work one another really well in order to perform individual assignments on both Internal Market and consumer protection. We look forward to working with the EP in the coming months on a range of topics", says Prof Dr. Cristina Coteanu, referring to the framework contract.

Requests for services will cover internal market (including notably legislation in respect of the internal market and customs union, the identification and removal of potential obstacles to the full functioning of the internal market) and consumer protection (including notably promotion and protection of the economic interests of consumers).