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January: Aim big... - The best on EPRS blog

We started the year with a big bang! In January we gave you 51 posts, one new “author” and one new feature on the blog – since 14 January you are able to see all our statistical visuals in one place. 309 more words


Whose sea? Mare Nostrum and the politics of migration in the Med

By Nando Sigona, University of Birmingham

Thirty lifeless bodies found in the bow of a fishing boat carrying 600 migrants off the coast of Sicily have reignited the debate on illegal crossings in the Mediterranean and how the EU should respond. 874 more words

Migration And Mobility

Freedom of movement and residence of EU citizens : Access to social benefits

Over the past few decades, the focus around issues of free movement has shifted away from workers and towards EU citizenship, whereby worker status is no longer the only route opening access for EU citizens to social benefits in a host Member State. 661 more words


Your Voting Rights in the EU

Confused about your voting rights in the EU?

 EU citizenship gives every EU citizen the right to vote for and stand as a candidate in municipal and European Parliament elections in whichever EU country the citizen resides, under the same conditions as nationals.

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EU Politics

The Myth ‘studiefinanciering’ vs. the Free Movement of Persons and European Citizenship


Every student enrolled at a Dutch university inevitably comes across the term ‘studiefinanciering’ at some stage of his studies. Inevitably because it lingers around like a ghost no one can really grasp in its entirety. 951 more words