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.
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.
The European Union (EU) has a long-standing commitment to the vision of an independent and sovereign state of Palestine, living side by side with Israel in peace and security. The EU and the Palestinian Authority (PA) enjoy a strong partnership guided by the principles of mutual accountability, transparency and deep democracy that are essential to the establishment of a future democratic Palestinian state.
The European Union is the biggest donor of external assistance to the Palestinians. Its support is based on a joint partnership, founded upon the Interim Association Agreement on Trade and Cooperation. It was signed in 1997 between the European Community and the PLO on behalf of the Palestinian Authority. The EU-Palestine Action Plan was approved in May 2013 setting the agenda for economic and political cooperation with the EU and remains in place until 2020.