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Just the Facts: College of Europe 2018-2019

The College of Europe is an independent university institute of postgraduate European studies with campuses in Bruges and Natolin.  Online applications for the 2018-2019 academic year are now being invited.  If you wish to apply, submit your complete application before the deadline of Wednesday, 17 January 2018. History The College of Europe was […]

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Just the Facts: Austrian Parliamentary Elections 2017

Parliamentary elections were held in Austria on Sunday, 15 October 2017.  The Social Democratic Party, led by Chancellor Christian Kern, had been in coalition with the Austrian People’s Party since 2013. Provisional results indicate that the Austrian People’s Party won the biggest share of the vote, but do not have […]

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Just the Facts: German Federal Elections 2017

Federal elections were held in Germany on Sunday 24 September 2017.  The centre-right Christian Democrat alliance (CDU-CSU) led by Chancellor Angela Merkel had been in a ‘grand coalition’ with the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) since November 2013. Provisional results released by the Federal Returning Officer indicate that the CDU-CSU remain […]

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Executive Director’s Blog: Staying in the EU remains in Ireland’s national interest

On 10 May 1972, ‘What do I do’ by Sandie, Joe and the Dixies was top of the Irish charts, the day the public voted on whether Ireland should join the European Economic Communities (EEC).  Across the country, 70.9% of the electorate cast their ballot which, to this day, remains […]

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