Transparify has awarded Bruegel five stars out of five for transparency for the fourth year running (2014-2018), recognising its openness about financing and governance.
Prospects Magazine Awarded Bruegel European Economic Think Tank of the Year in 2015, 2016, 2017 and in 2019.
The 2020 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report, published by the University of Pennsylvania, ranked Bruegel as such:
#1 Top Think Tanks in Western Europe
#1 Top International Economics Policy Think Tanks
#2 Top Think Tanks Worldwide (US and Non-US)
#2 Think Tanks with Outstanding Policy-Oriented Research Programs
#2 Best Quality Assurance and Integrity Policies and Procedures
#2 Best Institutional Collaboration Involving Two or More Think Tanks
#4 Think Tanks with the Most Significant Impact on Public Policy
#5 Best Managed Think Tanks
#5 Think Tanks with the Best Use of the Internet
#5 Best Use of Media (Print or Electronic)