The Center for Studies in European Integration (C.S.I.E.) was established by the Academy of Economic Studies from Moldova. C.S.I.E. was created through the project TEMPUS JEP_27034_2006 „Master Studies in European Integration and Neighborhood Policy - MEINEPO”.

C.S.I.E. functions as an inter-faculties department within the Academy of Economic Studies on the basis of its Regulations.

C.S.I.E. has a young team of 6 persons (basic) which in partnership with invited experts provide academic programs in education, research and consulting, elaborated to promote European values, to encourage the dialogue regarding European integration and to contribute to the access of the Republic of Moldova in European Union. Its activities have a practical purpose connected to the elaboration of policies in the following fields: regional and cross-border economic development, local governance, development of social and financial entrepreneurship within universities. The Center is acting as a connection element between academic environments, policy makers, and local and regional business environments.