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.



Exclusion of drug offenders: Discourses on measures for addicted lawbreakers

The present study is dedicated to the genesis of the weaning process and its change of meaning.



The Social dimension: Opportunities and limits to benchmarking for a Social Europe

The European Centre has conducted a study to discuss the pros and cons of the benchmarking process in the social dimension, its benchmarks and corresponding social indicators.


Affordable housing for low-income families

Provision of affordable housing is a crucial component of social inclusion. 


From disability rights towards a rights-based approach to long-term care in Europe: Conceptual framework for a human rights-based approach to care and support for older individuals

This paper presents a conceptual framework for a human rights-based approach to care and support services, and attempts to detail what the fulfilment of universal human rights entails when applied to the particular case of older people with care and support needs.



Thematic discussion paper

This thematic discussion paper was written for the peer review on 'Germany’s latest reforms of the long-term care system' that took place on 11 and 12 January 2018 in Berlin.