MERI collaborates widely with internationally renowned academic leaders and senior fellows in internationally leading policy research institutions.

United States of America

  • The Brookings Institute
  • Carnegie Endowment
  • The United States Institute for Peace
  • Council on Foreign Relations
  • Washington Institute
  • Centre for American Progress


  • Beogradski Centar Za Bezdenosnu Politiku (Serbia)
  • Centre International De Formation Europeenne (CIFE, France)
  • Centre for International Information and Documentation in Barcelona (CIDOP, Spain)
  • Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia)
  • Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS, Denmark)
  • Freie Universitaet Berlin (Germany)
  • Geneva Call (Switzerland)
  • Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy, ELIAMEP (Greece)
  • International Society for Performance Improvement, ISPI (Italy)
  • Istituto Affari Internazionali, ISPI (Italy)
  • Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (Germany)
  • National Center for Scientific Research, CNRS (France)
  • National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Ukraine)
  • Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
  • Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, NUPI  (Norway)
  • Reform (UK)
  • Trans European Policy Studies Association (TEPSA, Belgium)
  • University of Cologne (Germany)
  • University of Manchester (UK)

Middle East

  • Al-Sharq Forum (Turkey)
  • Carnegie Middle East Centre (Lebanon)
  • Centre of Economics and Foreign Policy Studies, EDAM (Turkey)
  • Istanbul Bilgi University (Turkey)
  • Koc University (Turkey)
  • Middle East Technical University (Turkey)
  • ORSAM (Turkey)
  • Public Policy and Democracy Studies, PODEM (Turkey)
  • Tigris Social Research Center, DiTAM (Turkey)
  • Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies, ORSAM (Turkey)


  • CRRC Georgia (Georgia)

International Organisations

  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)
  • Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
  • Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)