Welcome to the European Union Center at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Founded in 1998, the European Union Center serves as the focal point for teaching, research, and outreach on the European Union at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. As a Center, we are dedicated to promoting scholarly research on the EU as a national resource center, strengthening curricula on the EU across campus, educating the next generation of experts on EU and transatlantic affairs, and reaching out to K-12 educators and students, businesses, government leaders, the media, and the general public to deepen understanding between the peoples of the US and the EU. The EU Center also proudly offers a Master of Arts in EU Studies, the first such degree program in the US.


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Founded in 1998, the European Union Center serves as the focal point for teaching, research, and outreach on the European Union at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Our sponsored projects, affiliated faculty, academic programs, and outreach and public engagement

Events

The European Union Center is proud to offer many dozens of events each year. Our wide variety of lectures, professional development workshops, visiting scholars, and sponsored cultural events offer our students, faculty, staff, and affiliates the opportunity to expand their

Jean Monnet Center of Excellence

About the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence In 2015, the European Union has named the University of Illinois’ European Union Center a Jean Monnet Center of Excellence. With this designation came a 100,000 euro (approximately $112,000) award which will fund

EU Day is March 15, 2017!

Mark your calendars! The European Union Center is pleased to announce its 15th annual European Union Day on March 15, 2017. This year, the annual “State of the European Union” address will be delivered by David O’Sullivan, Ambassador of the European Union to the United States.

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Sport Management Across Cultures Program 2017

The European Union Center, along with the Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism, and Global Education & Training, would like to invite you to study Sport Management this summer from June 24 to July 14 at the world-famous University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The enrollment due date is April 15, 2017.

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Request for Event Co-Sponsorship!

The EUC would like to introduce our Event Co-Sponsorship Form. Any interested parties who would like to request our involvement in their events will need to submit an event co-sponsorship form to the EUC. To learn more about the form or to submit a form to the EUC, visit our webpage! The upcoming deadline is April 1, 2017.

Co-Sponsorship Form

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