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COMMENTS 

The Dilemmas of European Decision-making and the Illegitimacy of the Fiscal Compact

EU decision-making assumes agreement at two levels: the national and the European. The dilemma highlighted by the crisis is how to make collective EU decisions acceptable not just to the 28 governments and MEPs but also to each of the peoples they represent. This problem cannot be resolved by either taking problematic decisions out of the political domain or confining them to decision-making purely at the EU level.
Prof Richard Bellamy
February 2014 More...

Starts: Feb 26, 2014 12:00:00 AM

From Sick Man of Europe to Economic Superstar

New research suggests that economic policy played no essential role in the dramatic resurgence of Germany’s economy, with important lessons for Europe.
Prof Christian Dustmann et.al.
February 2014 More...

Starts: Feb 5, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Horizon 2020 Launches! What Can We Expect?

After many months of plans, news and social media chatter, the EU’s new “Horizon 2020” programme for investing €70 billion* in science and innovation from 2014-2020, has launched. The first calls are now online and UCL plans to be at the forefront of participation.
Dr Michael Galsworthy
January 2014
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Starts: Jan 7, 2014 12:00:00 AM

EuroSoc

UCL European Institute

The UCLU European Society is home to both undergraduate and postgraduate students from all backgrounds who are passionate about themes related to European society, politics and culture.

A hub for different kinds of intellectual and social activities, it is also one of the best known student societies at UCL. Run by a committee of students, it aspires to be a real nucleus for critical social and political thought within and beyond the borders of the University.

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The UCLU European Society aims to foster an interest in the developing idea of “Europe” amongst UCL’s diverse, international body of students. Apart from the stimulating intellectual atmosphere, EuroSoc is renowned for its friendly and familiar community where members can connect with like-minded students from all over the world in an informal environment.

EuroSoc edits its own magazine (EUREKA) and organizes regular events.

For more details, see visit their website.