Italian general election
23 Sep 2022
Research Associate Joël Reland explains Italy's political system ahead of the Italian general election on 25 September.
The Ukraine-EU Relationship
03 Mar 2022
In this new Explainer piece, Joël Reland assesses the history of the Ukraine-EU relationship following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
German elections preview
23 Sep 2021
Joël Reland assesses the German electoral system, the role of chancellor and more in this Explainer on the 2021 election.
The EU and the rule of law
03 Jul 2021
How are rule of law disputes affecting internal EU relations? Sarah Overton investigates the cases of Hungary and Poland in this Explainer.
EU-Switzerland Negotiations on a Framework Agreement
07 Jun 2021
EU-Switzerland negotiations on an Institutional Framework Agreement have failed. Sarah Overton of UKICE explores what went wrong.
The EU vaccine programme
09 Feb 2021
Joël Reland answers the key questions about the EU vaccine programme, including whether the EU will ban vaccine exports to the UK.
Mutual recognition agreements (MRAs): all you need to know
18 May 2020
What are EU agencies?
09 Apr 2020
How new member states join the EU: all you need to know
31 Mar 2020
Key roles in the EU Parliament: what you need to know
18 Jun 2019
The EU’s ‘top jobs’
04 Jun 2019
11 things you need to know about the European elections
16 May 2019