European Prison Information System (EPIS)

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Welcome to the European Prison Information System (EPIS). This resource was created by EuroPris to provide a central knowledgebase of European Prison Agency information for the purposes of enhancing transparency, inter-jurisdictional cooperation and to prevent duplication of commonly requested data.

If you are a member of a European Prison Agency then please do ensure that you login or register before continuing so that you can access detailed information. By logging in you can also update information for your own organisation and your own personal information.

To view information on a particular country/system please select a country from the map below. Click ‘more’ to view detailed information via the Organisational Profile and to access the comparison and reporting features of the site.

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In accordance with the EuroPris statutes only EU member countries and EEA countries (Iceland, Lichtenstein, 
Switzerland and Norway) can become a Full Member of the Organisation. European countries from the Council of 
Europe region can join EuroPris as Affiliate Members.



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