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FRANET is the Agency’s multidisciplinary research network. It is composed of contractors in each EU Member State, the UK and in countries which have Observer status who, upon request, provide relevant data to FRA on fundamental rights issues, to facilitate the Agency’s comparative analyses.

The Agency started using FRANET services in November 2018.

The following table shows the contractors in each Member State, the UK and in countries which have Observer status. In the case of a consortium, the main contractor is in bold.

Country Contractor(s)
Austria European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy - ETC Graz
Belgium Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Bulgaria Project One - Center for the Study of Democracy

Centre for Peace Studies (CPS)
Human Rights House Zagreb (HRH)
B.a.b.e.Be Active Be Emancipated

Cyprus Educational Excellence Cooperation (EDEX) - University of Nicosia
Czechia Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences
Denmark Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR)
Estonia Estonian Human Rights Centre
Praxis Centre for Policy Studies (PRAXIS)
Finland Åbo Akademi University - Institute for Human Rights
University of Turku - Faculty of Law
France French Institute for Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Germany German Institute for Human Rights (GIHR)
Greece Centre for European Constitutional Law-Themistokles and Dimitris Tsatsos Foundation (CECL)
Hellenic League for Human Rights (HLHR)
Antigone - Information and Documentation Center on Racism, Ecology, Peace and Non Violence
Hungary Milieu
Ireland The Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway, Ireland
Italy Giacomo Brodolini Foundation
Latvia Latvian Centre for Human Rights (LCHR)
Lithuania Lithuanian Social Research Centre
Human Rights Monitoring Institute
Diversity Development Group
Luxembourg University of Luxembourg
Malta The People for Change Foundation
Netherlands Art. 1 Dutch Knowledge Centre on Discrimination
RADAR, Regional Anti-discrimination Action Council
North Macedonia European Policy Institute
Poland Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights
Portugal Centre for Social Studies
Romania Human European Consultancy
Serbia Belgrade Centre for Human Rights
Slovakia Center for the Research of Ethnicity and Culture
Slovenia The Peace Institute
Spain Comillas Pontifical University - University Institute of Studies on Migration
Sweden Emerga Institute
United Kingdom University of Nottingham, Human Rights Law Centre (HRLC)
Human European Consultancy
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights (BIM)
Migration Policy Group (MPG)
Tilburg Law School, Tilburg University