Observatory of Parliaments after the Lisbon Treaty (OPAL) is a three-year project, which constitutes a collaborative endeavour by the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques (Paris) and the Universities of Cambridge, Cologne and Maastricht. OPAL is the first major project to address the role of national parliaments in European integration after the Treaty of Lisbon and in light of the financial and Eurozone crises.
INCOOP is a multi-disciplinary Initial Training Network (ITN) on Inter-institutional Cooperation in the EU (INCOOP) brings together Universities, professional organisations and high-level officials that all share a long-term interest in a better understanding of the functioning of institutions in the European system of multi-level governance.
PADEMIA is a Europe-wide network of 56 academic institutions from 31 countries established to promote research and teaching on parliamentary democracy in Europe. PADEMIA seeks to enhance discussion among students, junior and senior researchers, as well as stakeholders, on how to deal with the new challenges that parliaments and citizens across Europe are facing today.