FRANET is the Agency’s multidisciplinary research network. It is composed of contractors in each EU Member State 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 July 2011.

The following table shows the contractors in each Member State. 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
Bulgaria Bulgarian Helsinki Committee
Cyprus First Elements Euroconsultants
Cyprus Institute of Church and State Relations
Czech Republic

University of West Bohemia
People in Need

Denmark Danish Institute for Human Rights
Estonia Institute of Baltic Studies
Estonian Human Rights Centre
Finland Finnish league for Human Rights
Institute for Human Rights - Åbo Akademi University
France Institut Français des droits et libertés
Germany German Institute for Human Rights
European Forum for Migration Studies (EFMS)

Centre for European Constitutional Law (CECL)
Antigone - Information and Documentation Centre on Racism, Ecology, Peace and Non Violence
Hellenic League for Human Rights
Minority Groups Research Centre

Hungary Hungarian Helsinki Committee
Institute for Legal Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Italy Cooperazione per lo Sviluppo dei Paesi Emergenti (COSPE)
Alma Mater Studiorum (Università di Bologna - Dipartimento di Politica, Istituzioni, Storia)
Università di Verona - Dipartimento Scienze Giuridiche
Università di Brescia - Facoltà di Scienze Giuridiche
Latvia Latvian Centre for Human Rights
Lithuania Lithuanian Social Research Centre, Institute for Ethnic Studies
Luxembourg Etudes et Formation S.A.
Malta Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice Foundation
Netherlands Art.1, Dutch knowledge centre discrimination
Poland Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights
Portugal Centro de Estudos para a Intervenção Social (CESIS)
Romania Centre for Legal Resources
Slovakia Center for the Research of Ethnicity and Culture (CVEK)
Slovenia Mirovni Inštitut
Spain Movimiento per la Paz, el Desarme y la Libertad (MPDL)
Gabinet d'Estudis Socials (GES)
Instituto Europeo de Derecho (IED)
Sweden Skaraborg Institute For Research and Development
Centre Against Racism
United Kingdom Human Rights Law Centre, University of Nottingham
Croatia Croatian Law Centre
EU - International Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS - Justice and Home Affairs Section)
European University Institute (EUI), Migration Policy Centre
European Network against Racism (ENAR)
Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)
University of Maastricht, Human Rights Research School (MU)
Centre for Science, Society and Citizenship (CSSC)
Advice on Individual Rights in Europe (AIRE)
Comillas Pontifical University of Madrid, University Institute for Migration Studies (UIMS)
Interdisciplinary Centre for Comparative Research on Social Studies (ICCR)
Comparative analysis University of Warwick, Centre for Rights, Equality and Diversity [CRED]