Promoting urban innovation and sustainability in Europe

With a strong track record as a valued partner for our members, the EUKN is deeply involved in European urban policy-making. As a platform for vital knowledge exchange on urban themes, the EUKN supports national governments in contributing to the economic, environmental and social success of Europe. We do this by working at the nexus of urban policy, research and practice, collaborating with an extensive network of urban development specialists. 

EUKN membership at a glance

Knowledge on demand.

Country-specific, evidence-based and topical. Gain access to the EUKN’s expert pool, which combines European perspective with global vision.



Member-driven service.

From practice-orientated research and analysis to tailored events and reports. We specialise in running member-specific Policy Labs.


The chance to create change.

Co-shape European and global urban agendas, helping ensure vital insights reach the relevant professionals and organisations.


Experience and expertise.

Support across all relevant areas of urban policy and specifically during EU Council Presidencies, in multiple major European languages.

“The EUKN is a valuable and reliable partner in urban development. We frequently benefit from their expertise in European urban policies and their strong network across Europe.”

– Germany, EUKN member since 2004

Become an EUKN member

If you are an urban policy representative from a Member State that is not yet part of our network, we would be delighted to welcome you as an EUKN member.

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