ECCRI provides a European venue for academic and policy dialogue on cyber conflict.

As a member-driven organization dedicated to making high-quality, original research accessible to policy-makers and the general public, ECCRI is the first organisation of its kind in Europe.

Fellowship Program

The ECCRI European Cybersecurity Fellowship is a year-long program to develop highly talented young European professionals who are interested in accelerating their career in cybersecurity policy.

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Research Workshops

Virtual Research Workshops provide cybersecurity researchers and practitioners with a platform to present and get feedback on research projects and papers.

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Research and Publications

Where to do PhD in Cyber Conflict in Europe?

15 Feb 2024

Are you interested in pursuing a PhD in the field of cyber conflict or cyber security? This page provides a non-comprehensive list of relevant PhD programs and available supervisors in Europe, followed by their respective biographies (by alphabetical order).

Would you like to add your PhD program to the list? Please fill out the following survey.

Last updated: February 2024

How to turn your research into an op-ed

02 Feb 2024

You’ve spent weeks, months, or years researching a topic and you’d like to share your findings with a wider audience. You’re an expert academic writer and know how to bulletproof your work against peer review. But to reach a wider audience, the research needs to be presented a different way – a way that may not feel natural to somebody trained in the academic world.

The Washington Post defines an op-ed as “an opinion piece by a guest writer that makes a clear argument about a topic usually (but not always) in the news. The name is derived from the traditional placement of these pieces opposite the editorial page of the printed newspaper.”  Op-eds are typically around 750-800 words, though we at Binding Hook allow them to be longer (between 800 to 1,200 words) to allow people to develop their argument fully.

ECCRI hosted a two-day REMIT workshop in Leuven

09 Jan 2024

During 20-21 December 2023, ECCRI in collaboration with KU Leuven organised a workshop focused on the nature of strategic digital technologies, such as 5G/6G, artificial intelligence, cloud-based infrastructure, or quantum computing.

Held under the umbrella of the REMIT Horizon Europe project, the workshop convened the partner institutions of the work package researching the economic and social aspects of technology governance, which ECCRI is leading.

The workshop at KU Leuven in Belgium was attended by representatives from research partners including the REMIT consortium leader Maastricht University, KU Leuven, and the Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA).

The two-day discussions of initial research findings centered on how states use multilateral settings to manage both the potential but also security concerns related to strategic digital technologies. Research of the work package aims to develop new insights into why states form coalitions to govern technology and how policy learnings shape this decision.