Article 2: Purpose and Means
a. EAPS is a scientific association of individual members having as its aim the promotion of the study of population in Europe.
b. To achieve this aim EAPS shall foster co-operation between persons interested or engaged in European population studies, and stimulate interest in population matters among governments, national and international organizations, and the general public. Among its activities, EAPS shall organize conferences, seminars, symposia and working groups, and shall publish and disseminate information dealing with population questions.
c. The funds of EAPS shall consist of fees, dues, gifts, donations and legacies; funds may also be acquired by other legitimate means.