European Union Politics

Second edition

by John McCormick Understanding the European Union, 6th edition Why Europe Matters Environmental Policy in the European Union Contemporary Britain, 3rd edition

Web links


  • Europa - The key official EU website, with links to the sites of all of the major institutions and services.
  • European Navigator - A web site containing information on the history, institutions, and activities of the EU.

Selected European Commission delegations


  • Political Resources on the Net - Click on 'Europe' for individual states, and on 'European Union' for the EU. Contains links to European organizations, media sites, political parties, and EU institutions.
  • CIA World Factbook
  • Europeana - A website containing a wealth of information on European culture, including images, maps, photos, texts, archival papers, and audiovisual resources.

Non-governmental organizations

News about Europe

  • Café - A multilingual European current affairs magazine that describes itself as 'providing a unique platform of expression for the 'eurogeneration', the first generation living Europe on a day-by-day basis, thanks to the Erasmus study exchange programme'.
  • EUbusiness - A website with news on business and finance in Europe.
  • European Voice - The independent weekly newspaper published by The Economist Group since 1995.
  • - A source of news on events in the major EU institutions, providing a forum for MEP's, European commissioners and representatives of national governments.
  • EurActiv - An independent website focusing on policy developments in the EU.
  • E!Sharp - A bimonthly analysis magazine created in 2002.
  • EUObserver - Founded in 2000 to support the debate on European Affairs.