Delegation of the European Union 
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Get to know the European Union firsthand! We offer programs and opportunities for high school and college students, legislative staffers, aspiring journalists, professors, researchers, mid-career professionals, and more.

Get to Know the EU Firsthand

European Union Visitors Program

The European Union Visitors Program (EUVP) is a young professionals program that invites Americans with a career-related interest in the EU to visit Europe and gain a first-hand appreciation of the EU’s institutions, policies, and values.  Learn more


Group Study Tours 

Study tours to Brussels give participants a better understanding of the European Union and of relations between the EU and U.S. Find out more about the visits we organize for congressional staffers and graduate journalism students. Learn more





Euro Challenge

The Euro Challenge competition is an exciting educational opportunity for American high school students to learn about the European Union and the euro. Student teams select one member country of the “euro area” to examine an economic problem at the country level, and to identify policies for responding to that problem. Teams compete at the regional and national level, with the top five teams receiving scholarship awards. Learn more


Schuman Challenge

The Schuman Challenge is an academic competition for undergraduate students from D.C.-area colleges and universities to engage in rigorous dialogue on transatlantic issues. Student teams, under the guidance of a faculty mentor, analyze the opportunities and challenges for effective transatlantic implementation of one of the five priorities of the EU’s Global Strategy and present and defend their strategy in front of a panel of judges at the EU Delegation. Learn more


EU Simulations – "Model EU"

EU simulations (Model EU) are an excellent way for high school and college students to learn first-hand about how EU institutions work. Imagine sitting behind a table representing one of the EU's Member States at a European Council meeting or as a commissioner representing the European Commission before a meeting of the Council of the EU. There are many ways to run Model EU and we've developed some toolkits to help you get started. Learn more



Education & Research Funding


The Fulbright-Schuman program provides funding to American and European researchers, lecturers, international educators, and PhD candidates to focus on a wide range of issues concerning the European Union and the EU-U.S. relationship. Learn more


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EU & US: Getting to Know Europe

The Getting to Know Europe (GTKE) program promotes greater knowledge and understanding of the European Union, its international role, policies, culture, and the value and the significance of the EU-U.S. transatlantic partnership within local and regional communities in the United States. Learn more



EU-US: Transatlantic Civil Society Dialogues

The EU-US: Transatlantic Civil Society Dialogues (TCSD) aims to increase ties, cooperation, and understanding between EU and U.S. civil society groups through dialogue among a variety of stakeholders on a wide range of issues in EU-U.S. relations, complementing formal policy dialogue at government level. Learn more


Erasmus+: Studying Abroad

Erasmus+ facilitates study abroad opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students from 3-12 months within Erasmus+ Programme countries and to and from Partner countries. By studying abroad with Erasmus+, you can improve your communication, language and inter-cultural skills and gain soft skills highly valued by future employers. Learn more

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Erasmus+: Higher Education Training & Teaching

If you work in higher education, you can spend time teaching or training at an institution in an Erasmus+ Programme or Partner country. These opportunities are available to both staff working in the education sector as well as individuals who work in business, public bodies, social partners, research institutes, and NGOs who are invited to share their knowledge of a given sector, subject, or issue with students. Learn more about teaching and training opportunities with Erasmus+.


Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree

An Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) is a prestigious, integrated, international study program that allows you to earn a joint master's degree from two or more higher education institutions in Europe. EMJMDs are distinguished by their academic excellence and high level of integration between higher education institutions across countries. Full scholarships are awarded to the best student candidates each year. Learn more


Erasmus+: Jean Monnet Activities

Jean Monnet activities aim to promote excellence in teaching and research on EU studies around the world and foster dialogue between academic and policymakers on EU policies. From establishing Centers of Excellence to supporting interdisciplinary associations specializing in EU affairs, Jean Monnet activities further the teaching and research of European integration at universities around the world. Learn more


Attend our Events

We host a number of cultural and policy-related events, workshops, and conferences throughout the year. Sign up to receive invitations to upcoming events and visit our events website to make sure you don't miss anything!



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Twice a month we take you beyond the headlines to experience the EU in a more personal way. Check out the latest episodes and subscribe here.

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Request a Speaker

Does your school or organization want to learn more about the EU? Contact us to request a speaker.

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Join our Alumni Network

Did you participate in the EU Visitors Program, our internship program, Euro Challenge, Schuman Challenge, a study tour, or any of our programs? If yes, then we invite you to join our alumni network!

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