Explore this page for brief descriptions and links to major EU institutions, legal documents and publications, websites, and current news sources. Visit the official website for an overview of EU institutional structure.
Meets every 6 months to discuss, amend, and adopt laws and coordinate policy. Main decision-making body along with the European Parliament. Composed of government ministers from member countries depending on topic of discussion.
Ensures EU law is applied and followed fairly in each member country. Composed of the Court of Justice (1 judge from each country + 11 general advocates) and the General Court (2 judges from each country).