About TURI

The Trade Union related Research Institutes (TURI) network aims at establishing a structural, non-thematic and long-term platform for formal contacts between the institutes supporting the trade union movement across Europe, thereby building the foundations for more and better collaboration and knowledge-sharing between them and integrating in a more natural way the European dimension in their research work. TURI should facilitate the emergence of common projects; it is a tool for mapping expertise and aims at helping trade union related institutes to engage in comparative research. TURI is a joint initiative of the ETUI and the Hans Böckler Foundation. The ETUI is financially supported by the European Union.

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8th annual TURI conference, 11-13 May Sesimbra

This year's TURI conference organised by the ETUI in cooperation with the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra and the Instituto Ruben Rolo and with the kind support of the Friedrich Ebert Fo... Read More

Trade unions in France

At the occasion of the 13th ETUC Congress which took place in Paris (28 September - 2 October 2015), the French affiliated trade union organizations have put together a joint presentation of the history of the... Read More

Research institutes linked to trade unions increase their cooperation

This year’s annual gathering of the trade-union-related research institutes (TURI) network took place on 1 and 2 June in Amsterdam and was hosted by its Dutch members The Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labou... Read More