What is the European Union Society?

The European Union Society is a plural, democratic and non-partisan organization, open to the entire university community. Its founding values are the respect for human dignity, liberty, democracy, equality freedom, the rule of law and respect for human rights, including the rights of persons belonging to minorities. The association will promote its aims within the principles of pluralism, non-discrimination, tolerance, justice, solidarity and gender equality.

What are the objectives of the European Union Society?

The aims of the association are the following ones:

a) To promote a Europeanist conscience within the university.
b) To promote the knowledge of the European Union from a critical and multidisciplinary perspective.
c) To consolidate an environment for reflection and debate on European issues.
d) To bring the European Union closer to the university community by establishing a dialogue among students.
e) To provide a better academic coverage on current topics of the European Union.
f) To channel the different interests and concerns of the university student body in European affairs.
g) Promote gender equality,  LGTBIQ+ non-discrimination, as well as other Human Rights in the activities.

What activities does the European Union Society organize?

a) Reading clubs.
b) Debate clubs.
c) Various events such as colloquiums, round tables, conferences, among others.
d) Networking and professional events.
e) Other activities agreed by the association.

How can I join?

If you are interested in joining, please check the EUS' webpage to obtain more information. 

You can express your interest in taking part of the organization and management of the activities and the association in the following Google Form. You can also drop them an email at [email protected].

European Union Society Event

Title: European Union Society kickoff meeting

Date: 16/11/2023

Place: Room 24.104, Ciutadella Campus, UPF.

European Union Society Event

Title: Electoral Debate on the 2023 Spanish General Elections

Guest Speakers: Ariadna Urroz (Joventut Nacionalista de Catalunya), Biel Cursach (Joventuts d'Esquerra Republicana), Ferran Verdejo (Joventut Socialista de Catalunya), Dani Sosa (Sumar) and Irene Pardo (Nuevas Generaciones del Partido Popular). 

Date: 04/07/2023

Place: Albert Calsamiglia Hall, Ciutadella Campus, UPF.

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European Union Society Event

Title: Electoral debate 28M: Barcelona European Capital

Guest Speakers: Julià Tudó (Joves Barcelona en Comú), Jan Sibina (Joventuts d'Esquerra Republicana), Laura Millán (Joventut Socialista de Barcelona), Arnau Vives (Joventut Nacionalista de Catalunya a Barcelona), Jessica Pauchet (Jóvenes Ciudadanos Barcelona), Marta Urgellés (Nuevas Generaciones Barcelona) and Yeray Mellado (Valents).

Date: 10/05/2023

Place: Torre Jussana (Av. del Cardenal Vidal i Barraquer, 30)

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European Union Society Event

Title: Solidarity and/or reciprocity: the North-South divide in times of permacrisis

Guest Speakers: Eleonora Milazzo (Joint Research Fellow, Egmont Institute and EPC), Juha Jokela (Programme Director of the European Union research programme, FIIA), Adriaan Schout (Senior Research Fellow, Clingendael), Hubert Heinelt (Professor, TU Darmstadt), Héctor Sánchez (Researcher, CIDOB) and Carme Colomina (Senior Research Fellow, CIDOB).

Date: 17/04/2023

Place: Roger de Llúria Building (room 40.047A) , Ciutadella Campus, UPF.

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European Union Society Event

Title: Ukraine and the EU - The War in Ukraine, the role of the EU and future communitarian implications

Guest Speakers: Héctor Sánchez Margalef (Researcher at the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs), Maria Esther Jordana Santiago (Ph.D. in International Relations and European Integration at University of Girona) and Adrià Reyes i Langa (Predoctoral Researcher at the Department of International Public Law at Pompeu Fabra University).

Date: 27/02/2023

Place: Albert Calsamiglia Hall, Ciutadella Campus, UPF.

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