The website sees itself as a forum for debate and innovative thinking and is financed by donations. According to its own statement it is based on the social values enshrined in the EU Treaties. Social Europe focusses primarily on political, economic, and employment issues. In 2018 it won the EU Web Award.

Political orientation Centre-left
Frequency of publication several times a week
Visits < 500.000
Online payment model All content for free
Location Berlin, United Kingdom
Area of distribution Nationwide
Established 2004
Twitter @socialeurope