Since the creation of the so-called Schengen Zone travel between EU countries has become much easier. Quality, diversity, and opportunity are among the many benefits of European higher education institutions.
Relations between the European Union (EU) and Uruguay have intensified since the Framework Cooperation Agreement was signed in 1992, improving political and economic dialogue, and at a regional level since the conclusion of EU-Mercosur Association Agreement negotiations in 2019. This last Agreement constitutes a clear commitment on the part of both blocs to rules-based international trade and will give firms and consumers from both sides a significant advantage at international level.
The EU’s external policies, strategies, instruments and missions to support stability, promote human rights and democracy, seek to spread prosperity and support the enforcement of the rule of law and good governance.
The EU is active in a wide range of topics, from human rights to transport and trade. A list of topics which summarise what the EU does in a specific area, useful links to relevant bodies, laws and documents.