From fighting for freedom and rights to inspiring the arts and athletic fields
How Riga Jesuit College's books found their way from Latvia to Sweden
Read about groundbreaking 20th-century inventions in transport, industry, media and everyday life
Read about the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought and the European Parliament’s commitment to safeguarding human rights around the world.
Explore the River Danube, which has inspired musicians, artists, engineers and holders of political and military power for centuries.
The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union turns 20!
Read about 3 October 1990 when German unification was achieved, effectively transforming the future of European integration.
Learn about a peaceful revolution: the August 1980 shipyard strike in Poland.
Explore images of Byzantine instruments found in manuscripts and objects from daily life.
Learn about rose specialist, François Crépin, and his studies on ‘the queen of flowers’.
Join on a travel outward from Byzantium’s epicentre in Constantinople to emergent sites in Ravenna, Crete and Mount Athos.
On 9 May 1950, against the backdrop of the Cold War, Robert Schuman issued a declaration which marked the beginning of the process of building the European Community.
Discover how Christopher Columbus's journeys greatly influenced Europe's eating habits.
Explore a variety of customs and traditions across Europe in this online exhibition.