Join EMNES as Associate Member

 

About EMNES

The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies (EMNES) is a collaborative and innovative regional network of thirty economic and policy research institutions and think tanks from 21 countries in Europe, the Mediterranean and Africa and beyond working towards a renewed vision for socio-economic development that brings prosperity, sustainability, inclusion and resilience.

EMNES was founded in 2015 with the financial support of the European Union – under Grant Contract no. ENPI/2014/354-488 (2015-2019). From January 2020, EMNES is coordinated and funded by the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association.

 

What is the role of an Associate Member?

EMNES Associate Members are economic and policy research institutions and think tanks with recognized records of accomplishment in terms of independence, excellence and knowledge on Euro-Mediterranean and African affairs.

Associate Members contribute to:

  • EMNES publications (including. working papers, policy papers and studies);
  • EMNES scientific meetings, workshops, annual conferences and webinars.

 

Why to join?

Associate Members have access to:

  • A large network of economic and policy research institutions;
  • Regular updates on both network activities and latest developments in the region;
  • EMNES Scientific and Policy workshops to provide substantial contribution to the discussion with renowned economists, academics, experts and well as relevant policy makers;
  • EMNES Databases and previous research;
  • EMNES and EMEA fellowships and prizes (*fellowships calls are published once a year; ** prizes are provided during EMNES annual conferences);
  • Become a Founding Member of EMNES.

 

How to join?

Economic and policy research institutions, as well as research centres, think tanks and higher education institutions can join EMNES as Associate Member from any country in the world provided that their research and academic activities are aligned with the network’s mission and research areas.

In order to become an EMNES Associate Member, the institution has to fill in and submit the Accession Form together with an official letter signed by the legal representative explaining how the institution will contribute to EMNES. The application has to be sent to info@emnes.org.

Both the Accession Form together with the official letter will be assessed by the Coordination Unit electronically and the decision will be communicated to the contact person (as per Accession Form) in writing.

Once the institution has been approved as Associate member, it has the opportunity to apply for full membership (Founding Member) by complying with the following criteria:

  • A submission of at least 2 working papers per year that are accepted to be published as EMNES Working Paper;
  • At least 1 policy paper submitted an published per year;
  • At least 1 joint conference proceeding where EMNES research is represented;
  • At least 3 researchers on behalf of the institution actively involved in research and in regular EMNES meetings, workshops and conferences (online or face-to-face).

 

What is the role of a Founding Member?

EMNES Founding Members are economic and policy research institutions and think tanks performing socio-economic analyses on the Euro-Mediterranean region and Africa. Founding Members are actively involved and contribute to all network activities, including:

  • Conducting surveys and specific consultations with stakeholders in the region for research purposes;
  • Data collection and analysis;
  • Elaboration of working papers, studies and policy papers;
  • Participation in academic and policy conferences and other relevant events in representation of the network;
  • Participation and active contribution to webinars and working sessions;
  • Publications in relevant peer-reviewed journals.

 

Why to join?

Founding Members of EMNES have access to:

  • A large network of economic and policy research institutions;
  • Regular updates on both network activities and latest developments in the region;
  • New initiatives and projects where the network is represented;
  • New research opportunities for their academic and research staff (including publications in relevant peer-reviewed journals);
  • EMNES Academy mainly addressing young and early-stage carrier academic and researchers to benefit from multidisciplinary and peer-to-peer transfer of know-how and exchange of best practices;
  • Increased and regular policy dialogue with local, regional and international policy and decision makers in order to contribute actively to evidence-based decision and policy making;
  • Increased visibility of their research activities contributing to the network.

 

How to join?

Economic and policy research institution, as well as research centres, think tanks and higher education institutions can join EMNES as Founding Member from any country in the world provided that their research and academic activities are aligned with the network’s mission and research areas.

In order to become an EMNES Founding Member, as a first step the institution has to join EMNES as Associate.

After one year, the Steering Committee will evaluate the performance of the Associate and if positive, invite the Associate to submit its letter of intent to become a Full Member. Once the letter of intent is signed by both parties the Associate institution and EMNES, its full membership becomes effective.

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