Welcome to EU and ME


What matters most to you? From beachcombing to backpacking, surfing the internet to saving the world, living in the European Union provides endless opportunities to do what you love – wherever that may lead. As a young citizen, the EU can give you all the tools you need to unlock your potential and ignite your inspiration. Whether you’re an energetic entrepreneur, a digital devotee or a protector of the planet, it all comes down to #EUandME. 

Get inspired by our #EUandME short films directed by renowned European filmmakers and learn more about the link between your pastime and the EU.

young filmmakers competition winners

Why should the professionals have all the fun? We gave five talented young filmmakers the opportunity to tell their own #EUandME story with a little help from an award-winning European director. Meet each young filmmaker and find out more about their grand vision for their film.

Digital stories

We asked intrepid explorers, scholarly students and eco-warriors from across Europe what they care most about. Find out what they said, and discover how the EU made their stories possible.