About us

The Centre for Research in Politics, Economy and Society (CIPES) is a Research Unit composed by fifty-one researchers of the Lusophone University (ULHT) and of the Oporto Lusophone University (ULP).

This R&D is the merge of the two previous R&Ds – Centre of Research and Social Studies ( CPES) and Centre of Political Science, International Relations and Security ( CICPRIS).

The R&D develops research in the areas of Political Science, Economy and Sociology. It counts on fifty-one researchers and it holds four ongoing projects:

  1. State and Security
  2. New Political Movements of Citizenship
  3. Technology and Society
  4. Strategies of Regional Development

CIPES is located at the Lusophone University, in Lisbon.