#EUandME

We all have things that we’re passionate about: from training to travelling, surfing the internet to saving the world. Living in the European Union provides endless opportunities to do what you love – wherever that may lead. EU legislation and initiatives can help unlock your potential and ignite your inspiration, giving you the tools to pursue your passion.

Want to expand your horizons? Well, it all comes down to EU and me.

Young Filmmakers Competition

Young Filmmakers Competition

Pick up the camera and get ready to shout 'action'. We're giving five talented young filmmakers the opportunity to tell their own #EUandME story, taking it from script to the screen… with the help of an award-winning European director.

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In the spotlight

512 million people live in the EU – and all of them have their own stories and interests.

Discover examples of how the EU makes a difference in a collection of five short films. From two siblings who invite the rest of Europe to their village, to a dancer who starts a business in the most unlikely of places, find out how the EU gives every person the power to do what they love.

The Living Hostel, directed by Matthias Hoene
The Living Hostel, directed by Matthias Hoene

Mobility

Find a job, work and live in any EU Member State

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Get training, gain important skills and prepare for the future

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Get emergency healthcare anywhere in the EU

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See the sights of Europe easily

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Sustainability

Enjoy clean water, cleaner air and protected nature

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Make a difference in the fight against climate change

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Recycle, reuse, repair, and stop plastic getting into our seas

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Eat healthy, safe and affordable food that's fair to the people who produced it

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Benefit from research that aims to help you, your family and the planet

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Oona, directed by Zaida Bergroth
Oona, directed by Zaida Bergroth
Party Animal, directed by Yorgos Zois
Party Animal, directed by Yorgos Zois

Skills & Business

Gain new skills by studying, training or volunteering abroad

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Find a good job, or get coaching to help you

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Start, manage and grow a business with support from the EU

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Get paid holiday, maternity leave and other benefits when working

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Digital

Call, text and use data at no extra cost when exploring the EU

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Surf the internet from any country in the European Union

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Know that your personal data is safe and being handled with care

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The Loner, directed by Tomasz Konecki
The Loner, directed by Tomasz Konecki
Debut, directed by Dalibor Matanić
Debut, directed by Dalibor Matanić

Rights

Get compensation if transport is delayed, and get help in any EU country's embassy abroad

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Return items bought online within 14 days, and other rights as a consumer

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Vote, stand in European elections and help fix Europe's problems

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Live in a democratic society that guarantees equality and protects your human rights

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The Living Hostel, directed by Matthias Hoene

Although her youth is long behind her, Gisela still longs to experience the sights of Europe. Her grandchildren decide to raise enough money to send her on her dream adventure, but their plan has unexpected results...

Oona, directed by Zaida Bergroth

After becoming lost and stranded in a menacing forest, a young girl must rely on the assistance of an unlikely friend to find her way home.

Party Animal, directed by Yorgos Zois

Alex is an energetic twenty five year-old who will do anything he can to keep dancing. Trapped in a restrictive job, he's suddenly hit by a spark of inspiration.

The Loner, directed by Tomasz Konecki

A man of the wilderness, Jan lives alone in a cabin in the Polish mountains. But when destiny interrupts his solitary lifestyle, he must devise a plan in order to follow his heart.

Debut, directed by Dalibor Matanić

A young Croatian farmer dreams of becoming a professional football star. But before pursuing his ambition on the pitch, he must first face the truth about who he really is.

Think you’ve grasped everything the EU has to offer? Think again!

The good news is we’ve saved the best for last. Over the course of the coming weeks, we’ll be launching competitions, running events across Europe and sharing the stories of young people who have felt the impact of the EU in their life.

Come back soon for more news and information.