Headquarters and history

Founded in Brussels in 1958, the EIB moved to Luxembourg in 1968. Explore our history and find out more about our buildings


What we offer

We offer loans, guarantees, equity investments and advisory services. Read more about our financial products

Funding the EIB

Each Member State’s share in the Bank’s capital is based on its economic weight within the EU at the time of its accession. Find a breakdown of EIB capital


Where we work

We work in over 160 countries, inside the EU and beyond. Explore our projects


European Investment Fund

The EIF specialises in small and medium enterprises and venture capital investment. Discover how we support small businesses and mid-caps

Our people

The EIB now has more than 3 450  staff members, both in Luxembourg and in external offices. Find out more about working with us



Our investments focus on: climate and environment; development; innovation and skills; small businesses; infrastructure; and cohesion. Read about our priorities



We aim to address the challenges and risks of our changing world, from public health emergencies to gender inequality. Discover our initiatives


Tackling global challenges

We believe that the need for multilateral action and effective support of development and growth outside Europe has never been greater. Find out how the EIB and its partners work together


Facts and figures

The EIB Group has a strong focus on impact. Find an assessment of the macroeconomic contribution of its activities in Europe and key statutory figures


Our resources

The EIB is financially autonomous and raises money by issuing bonds on the capital markets. Our excellent credit rating means we raise money at good rates. Find out more about our resources and green bonds


Our clients

We lend to the public and private sectors. We support small companies through local banks while mid-caps can receive direct support for research and development investments. Explore the Bank's products and services