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European Documentation Centre (Cardiff EDC)

Welcome to the website of Cardiff University's European Documentation Centre.


Cardiff EDC
  • Are you looking for information and expertise on the European Union and the countries of Europe for your work or studies?
  • Do you want to give your opinion on EU issues and help to make policy?
  • Are you thinking about living, working, studying or retiring in another EU country?
  • Would you like to find out more about the European dimension in your life and what being a 'European citizen' means?
  • Do you want to know how the EU impacts on Wales?

Cardiff EDC staff have expertise and long experience in working with information about the EU and the wider Europe and will provide a professional and non-partisan service. Cardiff EDC is the publisher of European Sources Online, a free access information service that focuses specifically on Europe.

Whether you want a straightforward answer to a question or help to put together a fully rounded analysis of information on a controversial topic, we can help you.

Visit the Centre in person or contact us by post, telephone or email.


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Latest edition of Cardiff EDC News


Latest information in ESO

Find information about what is happening in Europe this month in ESO.

ESO October 2014 [239.2 Kb]


Information guides

Europe on the Internet
A new updated version of our guide to web sites, databases and important documents offering European information.


The BREXIT Debate
A new guide to information sources on the topic of whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union. 

BREXIT Debate [1.8 Mb]


Internships - Update

Interested in an internship at the Cardiff EDC? We have vacancies for both full-time and part-time internships from September 2014. Visit our Internships page for more information.


Forthcoming events

ERASMUS Reception, Thursday 23 October at 6.00pm
This event aims to welcome students visiting Cardiff on the ERASMUS Exchange Programme, and to invite British students to find out more about the opportunities offered by the Programme.

The Role of National Parliaments in the EU, Thursday 20 November at 6.00pm
This event will examine how the House of Lords in the UK Parliament and the National Assembly for Wales relate to, and seek to influence, EU policy making.

Events are free to attend and include refreshments. Prior booking is essential. Booking forms for forthcoming events, and reports on past events, can be found on our News and Events page.


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