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.
The Covid-19 outbreak is yet another challenge the EU has to face. In this article, Paola Gosio reflects on whether this will be the occasion for the EU to gain more supranational competences in the public health sector.
Last October, MEPs voted againt the ban on designations such as "vegan burger" while also banning words that suggested the presence of dairy from plant-based products labelling. In this article, Katarina Jarc investigates these mixed-signals and their consequences for EU citizens and consumers.
In this article, Leyre Castro explains the resolution that was adopted by the EU to put an end to unpaid internships, and why it matters.
In this interview Michelle Wiesner asked Daniel Freund, Member of the European Parliament, about his personal experience in Brussels and sustainability in politics, especially regarding corruption.
On Monday, April 29th, the first official debate of the European elections took place in Maastricht, in the Netherlands. Organised by Politico with their usual partners, it featured five out of the six main groups running for the upcoming European Parliament elections, which are set to happen from May 23rd to 26th.
Besides the Research Track, the Euroculture MA offers the possibility to do an internship during the third semester. Today, we are featuring Katharina Geiselmann, who went to Brussels! Read more about her experience at the Permanent Representation of Germany to the EU.
Last EU episode of our Euroculture series: Strasbourg and Bilbao! What does it mean to live and study there? Find out in this article!
In September, the European Parliament voted in favour of triggering Article 7 against Hungary. The Hungarian government is accused of restricting media freedom, among others. What does this procedure mean for the EU? What are the next steps?
Many criticise our current model of representative democracy. Some offer a solution: participatory democracy. But would it be better than our current system? Read more about the pros and cons - and about the actual need for reforms.