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European Union Society

The European Union Society is the society about Europe and the EU. We hold academic and social events for everyone interested in the EU, Europe, its states and peoples.

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  • European Union Society Full Year Student Membership£5.00
  • European Union Society Full Year Non Student Membership£5.00
  • European Society Semester One Membership£3.00
  • European Union Society Semester One Membership£3.00

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About us

The European Union Society is a society focusing on Europe and the EU. Founded in 2012, we provide a forum for debate and discussion on all aspects of the EU, Europe, its states and peoples at the University of Edinburgh. We welcome everyone; regardless whether you come from an EU member state, Britain or anywhere else in the world.

We are an academic society – the society itself doesn’t take views on these issues. Instead, our aim is to foster an environment where students can express their opinions, debate these topics and learn more about them.

 

We welcome all viewpoints and our events cover all areas of expertise. Whether you have dedicated your life to the subject or just have a passing interest, there’s a place for you in the society.

 

What do we do?

  • We host various academic, social and career events about the EU, UK and world politics
  • We provide our members with development and career opportunities 
  • We issue our own paper, Europa Magazine and provide students with publication opportunities
  • We write our own blog on the rights of the EU-based citizens in the UK

 

We have already offered a broad range of activities, including lectures, panels, forums, conferences and debates. We have hosted Scottish Government ministers, Members of the Scottish Parliament, Members of the European Parliament, ambassadors, academics, students and campaigners.

 

Get involved!

Unlike most of the societies, we want all of the students, especially freshers, to be involved in the work of our society. This is why we offer a wide range of opportunities for the first and second year students. Right now we are recruiting events and sponsorship teams. Read more on  https://eusoc.org/ or write to us on EUSocietyEdinburgh@gmail.com

 

Contact 

Please feel free to come along to one of our events, like our Facebook page, follow us on Twitter, and have a look at our blog. Feel free to contact us by writing on EUSocietyEdinburgh@gmail.com

 

Upcoming Events

  • Writers' Workshop, September 11th
  • Movie Screening: Cinema Paradiso, September 11th
  • EU-Funded Opportunities: Erasmus+, September 20th

 

And many many more!

 

Our latest activities

Dr Sanja Badanjak from the University of Edinburgh, Minister for International Development and Europe Dr Alasdair Allan and our former President Anthony Salamone during our last event: The EU’s Post-Brexit Foreign Policy: A Europe Day Discussion, which was held on May 9th 2018. 

 

Our audience asking the speakers some difficult questions during the EU’s Post-Brexit Foreign Policy: A Europe Day Discussion!

 

Our team following the latest EGM where we amended our constitution!

 
Academic Secretary
Vivien Keenleyside
Editor
Milan Marcus
Maria João Pimenta
Michal Solcansky
Justinus Steinhorst
External Secretary
Liina Seppanen
Legal Analyst
Nicholas Oprescu-Havriliuc
Aathira Prakash Menon
President
Robert Wlodarski
Secretary
Ragnor Comerford
Social Coordinator
Yashil Gopee
Speechwriter
Alex Goetz
Treasurer
Yashil Gopee
Vice-President
Donald Campbell