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.



A services delivery perspective to the provision of long-term care in Portugal

Integrated care is of particular relevance to the delivery of long-term care services for older people in order to optimally respond to their often highly diversified health and social care needs. This study set out to develop a comprehensive overview of long-term care in Portugal from a services delivery perspective that dually captures health and social services. Stefania Ilinca and Ricardo Rodrigues contributed to this study by intensive desk research and during a fact-finding mission, Kai Leichsenring contributed to the conceptual framework together with colleagues from WHO Europe who guided, edited and finalised drafts and results in the context of the joint project ‘A new framework for integrating health services delivery and long-term care’.


From Bosnia and Herzegovina to Austria via Slovenia: migration and posting of third country nationals in the EU

We investigate the trend of posting third country nationals to work in the EU construction sector and focus on the specific labour mobility patterns between Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) as a third country, Slovenia as a sending country, and Austria as a receiving country.


Implementation of Article 19 of the CRPD in Hungary and its impact on the deinstitutionalisation process so far

This chapter discusses the implementation of Article 19 of the CRPD in Hungary. It studies why institutional care for persons with disabilities is still persistent in Hungary and describes the challenges encountered in the deinstitutionalisation process.


Co-financing residential care for older people: models and equity implications

This Policy Brief provides information on different financing systems for residential care in Europe and policy options for mitigating the unpredictability of care-related expenditures are discussed.


Partnerships for the Goals: Beyond SDG 17

Partnership (Goal 17) is central to meeting the targets of the 17 SDGs that make up the UN Agenda for 2030. This article suggests that partnership needs to be articulated as a more vibrant vehicle for supporting the transformations needed to attain the Goals.