The European Union Center at UIUC has been designated a Title VI National Resource Center by the US Department of Education since 2003. The EUC receives grant funding to promote the teaching of courses relevant to Europe and European languages, particularly through the Master of Arts in European Studies program. The EUC supports research at UIUC and at other collaborating institutions and, additionally, conducts outreach to K-12 teachers and community college educators, businesses, and the public.
The European Union Center at the University of Illinois has been awarded its second Jean Monnet Center of Excellence grant for the years 2018-2021. This program, funded by the European Union, promotes greater study and understanding of the EU and transatlantic relations in the US. Visit the 2015-2018 grant page to learn about the EUC’s work with this program in the past.