European Union Links
Europa - Europa is the website of the European Union. It provides current information on the EU's institutions, its legislation, and the policies enacted under its various treaties.
Delegation of the European Commission in Australia & New Zealand - Established in 1981, the Delegation conducts official relations between Australia and the European Community. It works closely with the diplomatic missions of the EU Member States. The Delegation’s website contains up to date information on a wide range of issues relating to the Australia - EU relationship, including education and science and technology.
Europe in 12 Lessons - Pascal Fontaine - EU expert and former university professor - gives a comprehensive overview of the European Union, its history, its activities and how it works.
EURO-LEX - EUR-Lex provides direct free access to European Union law. Here you can consult the Official Journal of the European Union as well as the treaties, legislation, case-law and legislative proposals.
Eurobarometer - This is the website for the Public Opinion Analysis sector of the European Commission.Since 1973, the European Commission has been monitoring the evolution of public opinion in the Member States, thus helping the preparation of texts, decision-making and the evaluation of its work. The surveys and studies address major topics concerning European citizenship: enlargement, social situation, health, culture, information technology, environment, the Euro, defence, etc.
EU Centres in Australia and New Zealand
The Monash European and EU Centre, Monash University - Key strengths of the Centre are the research expertise of its members and its multidisciplinary Master in European and International Studies which offers students the opportunity of studying in Europe and provides a portal to facilitate European and EU related activities across Monash University.
The European Union Centre at RMIT University - Established in January 2010 to promote a better understanding of the EU and EU-Australia relations, the Centre provides a focal point for teaching, research and outreach activities with the EU, Australia and the Asia Pacific Region.
The New Zealand European Union Centres Network (EUCN) - The EUCN is a network of seven New Zealand universities that aims to combine the three elements of research, teaching and outreach under a unique thematic umbrella focused on the impact, role and understanding of the European Union within New Zealand and the wider Pacific region. The EUC Network is dedicated to the EU's interaction with our region in the widest terms as outlined in the 1999 Joint Declaration - involving economics, politics, security, innovation, development, democratic values and people and cultures.
The National Centre for Research in Europe
(NCRE), University of Caterbury (NZ) - The NCRE is a partner of the EUCN. It is New Zealand's only research centre devoted to the study of Europe and the European Union (EU). It fosters research on the EU that is regionally relevant, such as EU development policy in the Pacific, the EU's identity in the Asia-Pacific region and the external consequences of EU enlargement.
Contemporary Europe Learning Community - the Contemporary Europe Learning Community (CELC) is a student run initiative that attempts to bring together the greater student, academic and diplomatic communities, focusing on an interest in contemporary European affairs. Events are organised on this theme such as Scholarship information sessions, Embassy study trips and an annual colloquium. Our aim is to raise awareness within the student community of the importance of Europe to Australia.
Study in Europe
Erasmus Mundus - Erasmus Mundus is a co-operation and mobility programme in the field of higher education which promotes the European Union as a worldwide centre of excellence in learning.
Study in Europe - Up-to-date information on opportunities to study in twenty-seven European countries, their universities and what it takes to live and study in them.
DAAD Information Centre Sydney - DAAD stands for "Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst" - "German Academic Exchange Service". The DAAD is the major organisation in Germany responsible for the management of the country's government-sponsored programs for the support of higher education cooperation and exchange with all other parts of the world. Its programs are open to all countries and disciplines, to foreigners as well as to Germans.
StudyPortals - an international study choice platform, helping students worldwide to find and compare their ideal education in Europe. StudyPortals also runs ScholarshipPortal, a website providing information on scholarships for studying in Europe
The EU Observer - EUobserver in an online news service dedicated to providing news on the European Union. It is a registered not for profit organisation in Belgium, editorially independent and was first launched in the year 2000.