European Publications

Europe Direct NI provides access to publications and resources on EU policies and programmes through paper and electronic format including EU publications, and online databases which are available at our resource library. We also offer a range of free EU publications, posters and other EU resources and promotional material which can used for your EU events and activities.


For a full range of European publications that explain what the European Union is and what it does visit the “Easy Reading Corner” Here you will find booklets that explain, as simply as possible, what the European Union is and what it does.

The EU Bookshop is an online bookshop, library and archive of publications dating back to 1952. It contains 100,000 titles and 190,000 corresponding electronic versions (PDFs, e books, CD ROMs, DVDs, etc.) in more than 50 languages, including the 24 official languages of the EU. You can select from a range of topics. The vast majority of titles on EU Bookshop are authored by EU institutions such as the European Commission, European Parliament, Council of the EU, EU agencies and other bodies.

Publications are normally distributed free of charge, subject to availability. If you need more than one copy then contact us for bulk orders.

Information specifically designed for teachers is available at: Europa Teachers’ Corner and Council of Europe Teachers’ CornerFOCUS ON and Consumer Classroom Over 50 PowerPoint Presentations – illustrating various aspects of the EU. New Online Quiz for young people