The European Centre is publishing scientific reports, policy briefs, working papers, a bi-monthly newsletter and an Annual Report of Activities. Furthermore, individual researchers and research teams are distributing their findings regularly in books, peer-reviewed articles, blogs and stakeholder magazines.

Please refer to the Annual Report of Activities for earlier publications.



Rights-based approach to care and support for older persons

The framework lays out ten main human rights domains relevant to persons with care and supports needs.


Social Support and Long-Term Care for Older People

The chapter contributed by Katharine Schulmann and Kai Leichsenring, together with Monika Reichert and other colleagues involved in the MOPACT project, addresses the potentials of social innovation and active ageing approaches in the area of long-term care for older people. Theoretical considerations and experiences of good practice from various EU Member States have been analysed to identify key drivers and barriers of innovative programmes and practices.



POOSH comparative report

A comparative study of the OSH conditions of posted workers in nine EU countries


Developing integration around primary care: new professional roles and emerging professions in integrated care delivery

Continuity, comprehensiveness and coordination are key functions of primary care, as set out in the Declaration of Alma-Ata. Therefore, primary care systems must play a key role in integrating care not only within but also across health and social care systems.


Russian versus European welfare attitudes: Evidence from Round 8 of the European Social Survey

The final report of the PAWCER project presents and compares welfare attitudes in Russia and Europe. It covers public support for changes in social protection systems as well as in current social policies. The vulnerable groups include: the poor and concern about income redistribution, the unemployed and unemployment benefits, the elderly and public pensions, working parents and childcare, as well as migrants and accessibility to social rights.