Since 1965 the European Documentation Centre (EDC) of the University of Mannheim is part of a worldwide information network, which has been set up in the early 1960s by the European Commission. Today there are more than 350 European Documentation Centres in the EU Member States. The purpose of the network is the support of academic study and research on European integration. The EDC is also open to the interested public. [Flyer ; Video ; BuB article]
Current EU Publications (selection)|
Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2023|
Sweden has taken over the EU Council Presidency since 1 January. With the Czech Republic and France they are working in trio on the basis of a joint programme.
2023 - European Year of Competences|
The motto of the year is "Promoting competitiveness, participation and talent".
European Capital of Culture 2023|
Timișoara (Romania), Veszprém (Hungary) und Eleusis (Greece) hold the title of "European Capital of Culture 2023".
Virtual visits to the EU in Brussels|
The European Commission Visitors' Centre offers virtual visits for groups of 15 providing information on how the Commission works. These can be general or tailored information visits.
EU Public Consultations 2023|
Contributions can be submitted for: Evaluation of the legislative framework for tobacco control (until 3 May) ; Learning opportunities (learning mobility) abroad in Europe for everyone (until 3 May) ; New product priorities for Ecodesign for Sustainable Products (until 25 April) ; Sustainability agreements in agriculture (until 24 April)