Call for EU politics experts, in Brussels and internationally

VoteWatch Europe, a leading Brussels-based organisation, is looking for experts with a view to expanding its research and communication capacity.

VoteWatch Europe is specialised in using EU political data to provide uniquely precise mapping of the positions of political players on a broad range of policy topics. Our analyses are being used on a daily basis by the EU officials, public and private stakeholders, the media and the academia. Continue Reading

Get key data for your academic community. Discover!

If you are a researcher, a professor or a student interested in EU decision-making, we’ve got just the right opportunities for you!

Given the big number of students and researchers who regularly use our unique paid-features to verify their working hypotheses for their books, academic papers, PhD, Master or BA thesis, VoteWatch launched an exclusive academic license that will facilitate the universities’ IP-based access to our voting database and innovative tools, which generate stats for party cohesion, matching between various parties or MEPs, loyalty of individuals to their party line, comparisons between the votes of governments on specific topics, and much more to be discovered in the infographic below. Continue Reading

Event: Future of the EU post-2019 Briefing with Prof. Simon Hix

Future of the EU post-2019
Briefing with Prof. Simon Hix
23 November, 9:30 – 10:30 (Brussels)

The European Parliament will hold its elections next year in a very different political context: it will be the first time the UK will not be taking part. Furthermore, the post-elections EP will reflect all the many changes that have occurred in the continental socio-political landscape since 2014, as it will factor in the weakening of some of the traditional forces and the strengthening of emerging challengers

Join us for this special brief with Simon Hix, distinguished professor of political science at the London School of Economics, to discuss the likely scenarios for Europe beyond 2019. Continue Reading

VoteWatch Seminar: The Multiannual Financial Framework and Its Politics

An Analytical Look at the Future of the EU Budget

In the next couple of years, the European Institutions and the Member States are going to be busy debating the next Multiannual Financial Framework, ie the financial programming and budgetary discipline of the seven years period between 2021 and 2028.

This is a fundamental political discussion: by defining in which areas the EU should invest, the MFF is an expression of political priorities as much as a budgetary planning tool. Continue Reading

CAPITALS Circle Group & Vote Watch Europe join forces & announce strategic cooperation in EU & Public Policy Analysis & Intelligence

Berlin based CAPITALS Circle Group ( & Brussels based Think Tank VoteWatch Europe ( are very pleased to announce their new strategic cooperation on EU Policy & Public Policy Analysis & Intelligence. The two organizations announced their cooperation on the occasion of the recent CCG Event in Berlin with the topic “Impact + Politics + Prevent + Innovate + Grow. Continue Reading

Event: Impact + Politics + Prevent + Innovate + Grow. What‘s the connection & the perspectives in 2017?


If you are in Berlin on the 9th of December you cannot miss this Dialogue & Networking Christmas Event organised by CAPITALS Circle Group GmbH. 


  • Yannis Salavopoulos, Founder & Managing Director, CCG GmbH, Lecturer, SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences
  • Prof.
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EU Council Simulation- call for applications

Do you want to better understand how the EU works? Are you looking for a transnational experience? VoteWatch Europe, Global Initiativ’ and l’Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) are organizing a simulation of the European Council that will give you the opportunity to participate in the decision-making process of EU.

What is it about?

The EU Council simulation aims to improve youth understanding of the functioning of EU Council. Continue Reading

Writing contest: call for applications

VoteWatch Europe, Eyes of Europe and the Institute of European Studies ULB are organising a writing contest on the important issue of European citizenship.

This contest aims at encouraging students to express their opinions, by means of an article, on the level of youth participation in the European decision making process.

The participants are required to propose solutions or ideas on how citizens’ participation can be strengthened in order to minimise the democratic deficit within the European Union (EU). Continue Reading

EU-SIM Call for applications

Still wondering what you will be doing this summer? You can live an exceptional experience by participating in a unique international EU decision-making process simulation.

Become an EU leader for a week and fly to Romania!

Who can apply?

If you live in Belgium, are passionate about EU politics and are a dynamic youngster willing to meet like-minded young Europeans you cannot miss this unique opportunity! Continue Reading

We’re hiring – Paid Internship as Policy and Communication Assistant

Paid internship – Policy and Communication Assistant
at VoteWatch Europe

VoteWatch Europe is the leading international non-governmental organisation tracking the votes of European politicians and electoral developments across the EU. Since our launch in early 2009, we have achieved outstanding results and have quickly built a very solid reputation. Our analyses are used on a daily basis by thousands of EU decision-makers, stakeholders, researchers and citizens. Continue Reading