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

Learn Arabic, Turkish, and more!

The Summer Institute for Languages of the Muslim World (SILMW) is an annual intensive language institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign that focuses specifically on teaching critical languages spoken in the Muslim World. SILMW 2018 is offering instruction in Arabic, Persian, Swahili, Turkish, and Wolof.

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Intensive Arabic for High School Students

The Summer Institute for the Languages of the Muslim World (SILMW) at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) opens its doors to motivated high school students for a 2-week intensive Elementary Arabic course. This is an introductory course in Modern Standard Arabic for high school students with limited or no prior knowledge of the Arabic language.

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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 September 1, 2017.

Co-Sponsorship Form

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