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Janis A. Emmanouilidis
Director of Studies
Janis A. Emmanouilidis joined the EPC in 2009 as a Senior Policy Analyst. Since 1 October 2013, he is the EPC's Director of Studies. He has published widely on the EU's overall political and institutional development, all aspects of the Union's 'poly-crisis', the perspectives of differentiated integration, the Union's foreign, security and defence policy, and on EU enlargement. Janis has been an advisor of various governments, EU institutions, European parties and NGOs on a broad range of issues related to European integration and has commentated widely on EU affairs in the media. He has also been co-responsible for the New Pact for Europe project, which since 2013 has published numerous reports on the future of Europe.

Between 2007-2009 and before moving to the EPC he was Stavros Costopoulos Research Fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) in Athens, Greece. Between 1999-2007 he was a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Applied Policy Research (C·A·P) in Munich, Germany. Before that he worked as a Research Fellow at the Institut für Europäische Politik (IEP) responsible for the research area on the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP).

Janis is also a member of the Scientific Council and Research Associate at ELIAMEP and member of the Council of the CEP think tank in Belgrade.

He has studied international relations and strategic studies in the UK and economics at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany.


European Politics and Institutions


EPC Elections Monitor, EU Politics and Governance Forum, Governing Platforms Project, EU Presidency Breakfast Briefings, New Pact for Europe, Post-summit Briefing

Areas of expertise

Institutional reform, poly-crisis, differentiated integration, enlargement, reform of economic governance

Current positions

Member of the Scientific Council and Research Associate at ELIAMEP
Member of the Council of the CEP think tank in Belgrade


Diplom-Kaufmann (Business Administration and Economics), University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
MA in International Relations and Strategic Studies, Lancaster University, UK


German, English, Greek



Future of Europe / COMMENTARY
The Conference on the Future of Europe: Mind the gaps!
By Corina Stratulat , Janis A. Emmanouilidis - 12/03/2021
EU Governance / COMMENTARY
Europe in the age of permacrisis
By Fabian Zuleeg , Janis A. Emmanouilidis , Ricardo Borges de Castro - 11/03/2021


Future of Europe / PANEL DISCUSSION
Future prospective for the Union
Janis A. Emmanouilidis participated in a panel discussion on current challenges facing the EU and discussed future perspectives for the Union with a group of 50 Canadian diplomats.

16 October 2018 - , Belgique/Belgie
Role of think tanks
Janis A. Emmanouilidis discussed the role of think tanks with the members of the 2018 Leadership Academy brought together by the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC), the in-house think tank of the European Commission.

10 October 2018 - , Belgique/Belgie
European Political Strategy Centre
Re-energising Europe report
Janis A. Emmanouilidis presented and discussed the third New Pact for Europe report at the 2018 European Business Summit in Brussels.

24 May 2018 - , Belgique/Belgie
European Business Summit

Media mentions

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