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The EU Program events are over for the 2015-2016 year (event archive is available here). See you in September!


The competition is on for the 2016 EU Program Best Senior Thesis Award 

In order to be considered for the EU Program Best Senior Thesis Award, a senior thesis must deal with European integration, have a final grade in the “A range” and be nominated by its department and/or adviser. Departments can nominate several theses that qualify. The deadline for submitting the nominations and a hard and electronic copy of the nominated thesis is May 6. Please send the nomination to, and the hard copy to Robertson Hall 437.


The 2016 Princeton-Sciences Po EUROGLOB summer grants have been announced!

The Princeton recipients are Hayley Roth '17 and Gloria Umutoni '18. Congratulations!


The 2016 Princeton-Humboldt EUROFORT summer grants have been announced!

The Princeton recipients are Lizzie Bird '17, Karen Gallagher-Teske '18 and Justinas Mickus '18. Congratulations!




Congratulations to Eric Falcon whose thesis "Why Are They Speaking with a Single Voice? Reconsidering Foreign Policy Coordination in the European Union " won the 2015 EU Program Best Thesis Award!


Former President of the European Commission to Join Princeton University
as WWS Visiting Professor and LISD Policy Fellow

The Honorable José Manuel Durao Barroso, former president of the European Commission, has been appointed the Frederick H. Schultz Class of 1951 Visiting Professor of International Economic Policy and a policy fellow of the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) at Princeton University. This appointment in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs will begin Feb. 1, 2015.

While at Princeton, Barroso will teach at the Woodrow Wilson School, work with students and deliver public talks. He will also undertake special work within LISD on the European Union (EU) in international affairs, particularly in its relations with Russia, the United States and China.




The EU Program Undergraduate Fellows conduct interviews with our speakers. 

Here Leo Michel, Distinguished Research Fellow at the Institute for National Strategic Studies, is interviewed by Amanda Tuninetti '11 on the issue of European defense and security policy.


The European Union Program at Princeton sponsors events and activities at Princeton University relating to the European Union and European politics generally. These include lectures and seminars by outside speakers, course development, research conferences, policy analysis, public commentary, visiting fellows, student activities, and informational outreach.

The EU Program was founded in 2004 and has been affiliated with the Princeton Institute on International and Regional Studies since 2012. Additional funding comes from the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at the Woodrow Wilson School. It welcomes opportunities for cooperation with other institutions inside and outside of Princeton University.