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Brexit in the Supreme Court: Your Questions Answered

The Supreme Court will be the centre of political attention this week when the government’s appeal of last month’s High Court ruling on the triggering of Article 50 is heard. Robert Hazell and Harmish Mehta offer an overview of what the case is about, the likely outcome and its implications for the Brexit timetable.

Published: Dec 5, 2016 9:51:00 AM


The Constitution of Democracy

Albert Weale argues that the Article 50 case did not represent the judges against the people, as some newspaper headlines suggested, but the judges for the people. More...

Published: Nov 18, 2016 9:51:00 AM


The Brexit Brokers

Meet the people who will deal the cards that could seal Britain's fate - on Europe's behalf.
Uta Staiger and Nicholas Wright (UCL)
18 November 2016

Published: Nov 18, 2016 9:51:00 AM



Senior Fellowship Awarded

17 November 2016
Dr Uta Staiger, Executive Director of the UCL European Institute, has been made a Senior Fellow of the Centre for European Studies (CEFEUS) at Canterbury Christ Church University.

Published: Sep 23, 2016 5:32:30 PM

EU Commission

Jean Monnet Award

23 September 2016
UCL European Institute awarded prestigious Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence status by the European Commission.

Published: Sep 23, 2016 5:32:30 PM

UCL in the Press

Will Brexit harm Britain's law schools?

20 November 2016
Piet Eeckhout, Academic Director of the European Institute and Professor of EU Law, argues London's attractiveness to law students cannot be reduced to Britain's EU membership alone.

Published: Nov 20, 2016 3:22:00 PM

Brexit and a Divided Country

17 November 2016
The European Institute's Executive Director, Dr Uta Staiger, argues uncomfortable lessons from the referendum on the divisions in British society must not be ignored, for the sake of both Europe and the UK.

Published: Sep 27, 2016 3:22:41 PM

Featured Events 


Brexit Divisions III: Business and Trade after Brexit

14 December 2016
Join us for the latest event in our Brexit Divisions series to examine the business and trade perspectives of British withdrawal from the EU.

Starts: Dec 14, 2016 1:30:00 PM


The Mitzvah Project

16 January 2017
A one-person play dramatically exploring the story of the 'mischlinge' - 'partial Jews' who served in the German armed forces - organised by actor (and child of survivor) Roger Grunwald.

Starts: Jan 16, 2017 6:30:00 PM