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European Union : Institutions, Websites, & News

Basic information and resources for the study of the European Union.

About This Page

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.

European Union Institutions & Bodies

Legal Documents and Publications

EU Web Links

European Union News Sources

From the EU

About the EU & Europe

  • EURACTIV
    • A media network collecting news from a variety of organizations in various European capitals, in multiple languages, related to the European Union.
  • EUobserver
    • An independent online newspaper based in Brussels covering EU news.
  • The Brussels Times
    • An English-language news outlet aimed at an international audience.  Coverage includes EU affairs.
  • POLITICO Europe
    • International news from a European perspective.