EU Basics: The European Institutions

Is the functioning of the European Union far too complicated for you? Don´t worry, in this article Laura de Boer explains the difference between the Commission, Parliament and the Councils in an easy and funny way. As a bonus, you will get information about the available traineeship opportunities at the Institutions.

In Focus: 3rd Semester || Internship at The Festival Academy 2022

Interview by Leonie Glaser In this interview, you can read about the internship experience of Mari Ordonez (2020/2022), an Ecuadorian Euroculture student who studied her first semester at Jagiellonian University, Kraków and her second at Università degli Studi di Udine. She conducted her internship at The Festival Academy, which made her realise that she is … Continue reading In Focus: 3rd Semester || Internship at The Festival Academy 2022

Brussels from afar: Interview with Hagar Ligtvoet from the Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the EU

In this interview, Miss Hagar Ligtvoet, working at the Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the European Union gives her perspective on ecological sustainability in the EU and in the Netherlands and the effects of the corona crisis on sustainability in Europe in the future.

Brussels from afar: Interview with Eline Schaart, reporting for Politico

This article is part of a series of interviews of people working in Brussels institutions, conducted by a group of Groningen students as part of their Eurocompetence II project. The interviews are related to the topic of Euroculture's 2020 IP: "A sustainability Europe? Society, politics and culture in the anthropocene". Here, Marco Valenziano asked Eline Schaart, a young female journalist from Politico to give us her perspectives on sustainability in the news.

My Third Semester: Internship at European Movement International

Besides the Research Track, the Euroculture MA offers the possibility to do an internship during the third semester. Today, we are featuring Marc Kendil, who went to Brussels! Read more about his experience at the European Movement International as EU Affairs Trainee.