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Institutions of the EU

 

I. General Information

EUROPA - Official website of the EU

• Contact details for EU Institutions, Agencies and Bodies

Agenda of the EU Institutions

Newsroom

Subscription services (Mailing lists, RSS and podcasts)

Social media accounts with EU input

EU apps (Mobile applications created by the EU institutions and other bodies)

EU mobile websites and applications

Blue guide to archives of Member States' Foreign Ministries and EU Institutions

• Intergovernmental Conferences: Council ( 2007, 2004, 2000, 1996) ; Commission (2000: archived website)

The EU in slides

Libraries and Archives (Historical Archive: Regulation (EU) 2015/496)

 

II. EU Institutions

The Institutions of the EU

    - Publications

Who is Who - official directory of the EU

• Summaries of EU legislation: Budget ; Institutional affairs ; Glossary

CIRCABC (Communication & Information Resource Centre Administrator: Plattform for committee, working and project groups)

VoteWatch.eu (Independent website: voting of the European Parliament and the EU Council of Ministers)

 

Council of the European Union ; European Council

Council of the European Union (Council of Ministers) ( Diagram; Introduction )

European Council (heads of state or government) (Diagram)

Presidencies of the Council of the EU

• Publications:

    - EU Treaties: (general information ; Treaties since 1957)

    - European Council Summits: Conclusions / speeches by the President of the Europ. Parliament (1985-2006)

    - Presidency Conclusions: 1984-2013 (Press release database) ; 1993-2009 (European Councils Archive) ; 2004 - (Council's electronic register)

    - Public register of Council documents

    - Historical Archive ; Search engine CASE, Inventories and historical notices

    - Council Minutes (since 1999) ; Public votes (since 2006)

    - Press Release database (1975-2013): Press releases, speeches etc. ; Conclusions, statements

    - Press releases, statements and speeches (since 2010) ; RSS ; EP Newshub

 

European Commission

European Commission ( Diagram; Introduction )

• Commission 2014-2019 (Hearing / European Parliament) ; Commission 2010-2014 ; VoteWatch

Representations of the European Commission

Directorates General and Services: Contact guide (by activity) ; Commission staff

Blogs (Commissioners and European Representations)

European Commission at work: work programmes, synthesis reports ; Press releases

• Electronic registers:

    - Register of documents (since 2001, citizen's guide) ; Register of comitology

    - Transparency Register ; Register of expert groups

• Archived Commission websites

 

European Parliament

European Parliament ( Diagram; Introduction)

Information Services of the Political Groups

Delegations of the European Parliament

Voting in the European Parliament (voting records of MEPs and political groups; created with EU Open Data)

European elections:

    - Elections: 2014 ; 2004 ; web archive 1979-2009

    - European Election Studies (EES)

• Publications:

    - Plenary sittings (since 1999): Reports ; Minutes ; Debates ; 'EU Legislation in Progress’ briefings ; Parliamentary Questions

    - Documentations and Studies

    - Register of documents

    - Historical Archive

    - Infographics (on various EU topics)

    - Indexes of debates (1984-1999)

    - News room ; RSS ; EP Newshub

 

Court of Justice

Court of Justice ( Introduction )

• Publications:

    - Case-law (numerical access since 1953)

    - Search for case-law (since 17/06/1997)

    - Press releases (since 1996) ; RSS

    - Annual reports (since 1998)

 

Court of Auditors

Court of Auditors ( Diagram; Introduction )

Publications ; Reports and opinions ; Press releases and speeches

 

European Investment Bank

European Investment Bank ( Introduction )

Publications ; Press releases ; RSShttp://www.eib.org/infocentre/press/releases/index.htm

 

Committee of the Regions

Committee of the Regions ( Diagram ; Introduction

Publications ; Register of documents ; Studies ; Press releases

 

Economic and Social Committee

Economic and Social Committee ( Diagram ; Introduction )

Publications ; Register of documents ; Studies ; Press releases

 

European Central Bank

European Central Bank (introduction)

Publications ; Press releases ; Speeches ; Statistics ; RSS

Banking Supervision: Publications ; Press releases ; RSS

European Systemic Risk Board: Publications ; Press releases

 

The European Ombudsman

• The European Ombudsman (Introduction)

• Publications: Annual reports ; Press releases ; Speeches ; RSS

 

The European Data Protection Supervisor

• The European Data Protection Supervisor (Introduction)

• Publications: Annual reports ; Press releases ; Speeches ; RSS

 

III. Autonomous Institutions (Agencies, Foundation etc.)

1. Community agencies

Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union (CdT) (Luxembourg)

  - Publications ; Statistics ; RSS

European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP) (Thessaloniki)

  - Publications ; Press releases ; RSS

Community Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) (Brussels)

  - Publications ; Press releases ; RSS

Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) (Angers)

  - Publications ; Statistics ; Press releases ; RSS

European Agency for Reconstruction (EAR) (Thessaloniki; archived website)

European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) (Cologne)

  - Publications (general , technical , studies) ; Press releases ; RSS

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) (Solna)

    - Publications ; Press releases

European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) (Helsinki)

    - Publications (1 , 2) ; Press releases

European Environment Agency (EEA) (Kopenhagen)

    - Publications ; Press releases ; RSS

European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) (Parma)

    - Publications ; Press releases ; RSS

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) (Lisbon)

    - Publications ; News ; RSS

European Medicines Agency (EMA) (London)

    - Publications ; Document library ; Press releases ; Statistics ; RSS

European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) (Lisbon)

   - Publications ; Press releases

European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) (Heraklion)

   - Publications ; Press releases

European Railway Agency (ERA) (Valenciennes)

   - Publications ; News

European Training Foundation (ETF) (Turin)

   - Publications ; Press releases

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) (Bilbao)

    - Publications ; Press releases ; Statistics ; RSS

European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (EUROFOUND) (Dublin)

    - Publications ; News

European Union Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) (Vienna)

    - Publications ; Press releases ; RSShttp://fra.europa.eu/en/rss

European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders (FRONTEX) (Warsaw)

    - Publications ; News ; RSS

European Joint Undertaking for ITER and the Development of Fusion Energy (Fusion for Energy) (Barcelona)

    - Publications ; Press releases ; RSS

European GNSS Supervisory Authority (GSA) (Brussels)

    - Publications ; Press releases ; RSS

European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) (Alicante)

 (formerly: Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market)

   - Publications ; Press releases ; RSS

Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) (Ljubljana)

   - Publications ; Press releasess ; RSS

European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) (Vilnius)

   - Publications (1 ; 2) ; News ; Statistics

European Institute for Innovation and Technology (EIT) (Budapest)

   - Publications ; News ; RSS

European Chemical Agency (ECHA) (Helsinki)

   - Publications ; Press releases

European Banking Authority (EBA) (London)

    - Publications ; Press releases

European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) (Paris)

    - Publications ; Press releases ; RSS

European Asulym Support Office (EASO) (Malta)

    - Publications ; Press releases ; RSS

European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) (Frankfurt/Main)

    - Publications ; Press releases

European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (eu-LISA) (Tallin)

    - Publications ; Press releases

Single Resolution Board (SRB) (Brussels)

 

2. Common Foreign and Security Agencies

European Defence Agency (EDA) (Brussels)

   - Publications ; Press releases

European Union Institute for Security Studies (ISS) (Paris)

    - Publications ; RSShttp://www.iss.europa.eu/publications/

European Union Satellite Centre (EUSC) (Torrejón de Ardoz)

 

3. Police and judical cooperation in criminal matters agencies

European Police College (CEPOL) (Hampshire)

   - Publications ; Decisions ; Press releases ; RSShttp://www.cepol.europa.eu/index.php?id=188

• The European Union's Judical Cooperation Unit (Eurojust) (Den Haag)

   - Publications ; Press releases ; RSS

European Police Office (EUROPOL) (Den Haag)

    - Publications ; Press releases ; RSShttps://www.europol.europa.eu/content/page/publications-29

European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) (Brussels)

   - Publications ; Press releases ; RSShttp://ec.europa.eu/anti_fraud/publications/index_en.html

   - The European Anti-Fraud Office (YouTube-Video)

 

4. Executive agencies

Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) (Brussels)

    - Publications ; RSS

Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) (Brüssel)

(formerly: Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation (EACI))

 

European Research Council Executive Agency (ERC) (Brüssel)

    - Publications ; Press releases

Executive Agency for the Public Health Programme (PHEA) (Luxembourg)

    - Publications

Research Executive Agency (REA) (Brussels)

Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) (Brussels)

    - Publications ; Press releases

 

IV. Interinstitutional Bodies (Publications Office, EPSO, CERT etc.)

 

V. Publications

European Union publications (overview)

Journals and periodicals in the EDC-Library

• EDC-Library: full texts on Institutional questions

Online-Journals of the EU (institutional matters)

• RAPID database: full texts on Interinstitutional and administrative affairs

• Legislation in force: General, financial and institutional matters (full version)