UCL European Institute


Institutional Leadership

The European Institute plays a key role in shaping and helping to deliver UCL’s European strategy. We maintain dialogue with partners across Europe, support knowledge exchange and enhance UCL’s profile in Brussels. 

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Maintaining EU-UK networks and dialogue

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We convene important discussions with European partners, and inform UCL’s institutional strategy on Europe.

Responding to the Russia-Ukraine war

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We help coordinate UCL’s response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, including mapping expertise relevant to recovery and reconstruction.

Promoting UCL expertise on Europe

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We showcase UCL expertise to diverse policy stakeholders, including a recent diplomatic training session for UK and French diplomats.

Commission on Policy Engagement by Area Experts

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We are co-leading a Commission to improve the policy engagement capacity of area studies experts at UCL. 

Our Impact

“The UCL European Institute is an important hub of research, teaching and debate on Europe and the European Union. I look forward to contributing to its further development.”
His Excellency João Vale de Almeida, Former EU Ambassador to the United Kingdom 
“The European Institute has played a vital role in cultivating relationships and convening discussions at the highest levels, to ensure UCL remains a key player in European debates.” 
Dr Michael Spence AC, President & Provost of University College London 


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