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
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.More about the Competition
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.
Enjoy clean water, cleaner air and protected natureRead more
Make a difference in the fight against climate changeRead more
Recycle, reuse, repair, and stop plastic getting into our seasRead more
Eat healthy, safe and affordable food that's fair to the people who produced itRead more
Benefit from research that aims to help you, your family and the planetRead more
Get compensation if transport is delayed, and get help in any EU country's embassy abroadRead more
Return items bought online within 14 days, and other rights as a consumerRead more
Vote, stand in European elections and help fix Europe's problemsRead more
Live in a democratic society that guarantees equality and protects your human rightsRead more
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.