The Federal Trust aims to make the results of its research widely available by publishing in a variety of formats. On these pages you will find details of our publications, both in print and in electronic format ready to be downloaded.

Our publications have been grouped into the following categories, please use the navigation tabs on the left to browse:

Policy Briefs, Briefings and Commentaries

This section contains short briefings papers and commentaries which analyse a specific policy issue in an accessible and easy-to-read format.

You will find our latest commentary on Brexit  on our Blog and on the Views from the Federal Trust page.


The Federal Trust regularly convenes high-level Working Groups of experts to examine issues of particular importance to the Trust’s aims and make policy recommendations. The results of these Groups are published as Working Group Reports which you will find listed by clicking on the tab on the left. In this section you will also find further Policy Reports.

European Essays

Since 1999 the Federal Trust has been publishing a series of regular European Essays. These thought-provoking pamphlets have been authored by a wide range of experts and high-profile contributors, and are available in electronic format by following the link on the left.


From 2003 – 2008 the Trust regularly published a Newsletter for its Friends and subscribers, initially monitoring the events in the European Convention on the Future of Europe and later the negoations and ratification of the Lisbon Treaty. All issues are available to download by following the tab on the left.


Federal Trust books can be ordered from our distribution partner I.B. Tauris. You can browse our titles published since 2005 in the section “Recent books”, while you will find details of books published before 2005 in the “Back catalogue” section.