UCL European Institute


What We Do

Founded in 2010 and a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence since 2016, the UCL European Institute exists to enhance UCL’s position as one of the world’s leading centres for the study of Europe.

Institutional Leadership


We play a key role in shaping and helping to deliver UCL’s European engagement strategy, maintaining constructive dialogue with European partners. 

Research Environment

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Through our academic work and coordination of cross-disciplinary networks and initiatives, we foster an environment where research on Europe can flourish. 

Teaching and Student Experience

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We support UCL’s teaching excellence on Europe through innovative, multi-disciplinary teaching and by creating innovative opportunities for students. 

External Engagement

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We foster engagement with policy professionals, civil society and the public to maximise the reach and impact of UCL ideas and expertise on and across Europe. 

Recent Highlights

An interactive online map shows the city of London through the eyes of Europe’s literary, musical, artistic and scientific minds 

An initiative dedicated to thinking, writing and performing music, jointly hosted with the Institute of Advanced Studies

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

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