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Activity book

EU & Me

 If you are between 14 and 18, or are a secondary school teacher interested in finding out about the European Union and what it does for you, then this publication is for you. The exercises it contains should provide food for thought not only for you, but also when talking about Europe with your friends and family. An online quiz accompanies this booklet and is a fun way to revisit some of the issues

Ages 15 and over EU laws and institutions EU history EU countries About the EU

EU Timeline

Take a trip back in time to discover important moments in history, inventions, major events in sport and society and more… many of which made the EU what it is today.

Ages 12 to 15 About the EU Culture EU history
Teaching kit

Let's explore Europe!

Full of interesting facts and colourful illustrations, this booklet gives a lively overview of Europe and explains briefly what the EU is and how it works.
There is also an accompanying online game

Ages 9 to 12 About the EU Culture EU countries EU history
Presentation slides

The EU in slides

These slides can be used by teachers to make a powerpoint presentation about the EU. Each slide provides some simple facts or keywords in a style that can be easily understood by an audience with no prior knowledge of the EU. They explain key figures and policies, how the EU works, and provide basic information on issues such as EU enlargement, the treaties and the EU symbols.

Ages 15 and over EU laws and institutions EU history EU countries About the EU

The EU: what's it all about?

Help your pupils discover more about the countries of the European Union using this fun, interactive map. Take a trip to each country and find out what they like to eat in Czechia, which sport is the most popular in Slovakia, learn the names of some famous Dutch painters and much, much more!

Ages 9 to 12 EU laws and institutions Culture EU history EU countries About the EU

The European Union: What it is and what it does

This publication is a guide to the European Union (EU) and what it does. The first section explains in brief what the European Union is. The second section, ‘What the European Union does’, describes what the EU is doing in 35 different areas to improve the lives of people in Europe and further afield. The third section, ‘How the European Union makes decisions and takes action’, describes the institutions at the heart of the EU’s decision-making process and how their decisions are translated into actions.

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The time machine

Take this quiz and find out how much you know about the history of Europe. Fly the spaceship into the right answer, making sure to avoid the meteorites!

Ages 12 to 15 Ages 15 and over EU history
Euro at 20


This webpage contains several explanatory videos and more about the euro.

Ages 15 and over Economy EU history

EU Customs Union – 50 years young

In 2018, the European Union celebrated the 50th anniversary of the EU Customs Union.

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EU60 in 60 seconds

The European Union in 60 seconds.

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Europe Through the Generations - short versions

Short versions of the film produced by the Council of the EU for Europe Day, 9 May 2015, inspired by Victoria Martín de la Torre's book: 'Europe, a leap into the unknown'.

Ages 12 to 15 Ages 15 and over About the EU EU history