C. Purkiss, JC Vandermeeren, E. Verborgh and J. McColgan at the opening of the Foundation's Brussels Office in 1991
Clive Purkiss, JC Vandermeeren, Eric Verborgh 
and John McColgan at the opening of Eurofound's 
Brussels Office in 1991

From September 2017 the historical archives of the Foundation are available for consultation at the Historical Archives of the European Union in Florence.  

Collection descriptions are available for the following papers:

The archive also includes publications, photographs, posters and promotional material.

Eurofound has signed an agreement with the UK Data Service in Essex, UK, for preservation and third party access of its European survey datasets. The datasets and accompanying materials are stored with the UK Data Service in Essex, UK and promoted online via their website


  1. a, b, c The original founding Regulation (EEC) No.1365/75 of 26 May 1975 provided for an Administrative Board and Bureau. In the 2019 Regulation (EU) 2019/127 the bodies were renamed the Management Board and Executive Board. The Committee of Experts was wound down in 2005.