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European Commission

The European Commission (EC) is the executive body of the European Union responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the Union's treaties and day-to-day running of the EU. The Commission operates as a cabinet government, with 28 members of the Commission (informally known as "commissioners"). There is one member per member state, though members are bound to represent the interests of the EU as a whole rather than their home state....

European Space Operations Centre

The European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) serves as the main mission control centre for the European Space Agency (ESA) and is located in Darmstadt, Germany. ESOC's primary function is the operation of unmanned spacecraft on behalf of ESA and the launch and early orbit phases (LEOP) of ESA and third-party missions....

European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts

The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) is an independent intergovernmental organisation supported by 20 European Member States and 14 Co-operating States. At its headquarters in Reading, England, one of the largest supercomputer complexes in Europe is linked by high-speed telecommunication lines to the computer systems of the national weather services of its supporting states. The Centre's computer system contains the world's largest archive of numerical weather prediction data....

European Economic and Social Committee

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is a consultative body of the European Union (EU) established in 1958. It is a consultative assembly composed of employers (employers' organisations), employees (trade unions) and representatives of various other interests. Its seat, which it shares with the Committee of the Regions, is the Delors building in Brussels. Role It was established by the Treaty of Rome of 1957 in order to unite different economic interest groups to establish a Single Market....

European Southern Observatory

The European Southern Observatory (ESO, formally the European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere; Observatoire européen austral in French) is a 15-nation intergovernmental research organisation for astronomy. Created in 1962, ESO has provided astronomers with state-of-the-art research facilities and access to the southern sky. The organisation employs about 730 staff members and receives annual member state contributions of approximately €143 million. Its observatories are located in northern Chile....

European School, Culham

The European School in Culham, Oxfordshire, is one of fourteen European Schools around Europe and the only one in United Kingdom and currently has around 800 nursery/primary (4–11 years old) and secondary (11–18 years old) students. It is located on the grounds of the former Culham College, a teacher training college established in 1852 by Samuel Wilberforce, Bishop of Oxford. The Gothic Revival architect Joseph Clarke designed its buildings, and Sherwood and Pevsner described them as "institutional Victorian Gothic at its grimmest". The school's future is currently under discussion....

European Grand Prix

The European Grand Prix (sometimes referred to as the Grand Prix of Europe) was a Formula One event that was reintroduced during the mid-1980s and was held regularly from 1999 until 2012. The most recent host venue for this event was Valencia, Spain, hosting the race from 2008 until 2012. In earlier years, the European Grand Prix was not a race in its own right but just an honorific title; one of the national Grands Prix was also designated as the European Grand Prix....

Joint European Torus

JET, the Joint European Torus, is a magnetic confinement plasma physics experiment located in Oxfordshire, UK. It is currently the largest facility of its kind in operation. Its main purpose is to open the way to future nuclear fusion experimental tokamak reactors such as ITER and DEMO. Construction The JET facilities are situated on a former Navy airfield near Culham, Oxfordshire – RNAS Culham (HMS Hornbill), in the UK. The construction of the buildings which house the project was undertaken by Tarmac Construction, starting in 1978 with the Torus Hall being completed in January 1982....

European Graduate School

The European Graduate School (EGS) in Saas-Fee, Switzerland is a privately funded graduate school founded by the non-profit European Foundation of Interdisciplinary Studies. Its German name is Europäische Universität für Interdisziplinäre Studien ("European University for Interdisciplinary Studies"). It is governed by a presidential board that includes a representative of the Swiss canton of Valais. Instruction is in English. History EGS was established in 1994 as a postgraduate degree-granting school with two divisions: Media and Communications; and Arts, Health and Society....

British European Airways Flight 548

British European Airways Flight 548 was a scheduled passenger flight from London Heathrow to Brussels on 18 June 1972 which crashed soon after take-off, killing all 118 people on board. The accident became known as the Staines disaster and remained the deadliest air disaster in Britain until the Pan Am Flight 103 bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988. The Hawker Siddeley Trident suffered a deep stall in the third minute of the flight and crashed near the town of Staines, narrowly missing a busy main road....

Viadrina European University: For other uses, see European University (disambiguation) Viadrina European University (hence its frequent appearance as "European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)" in English) is a university loc...

Central European University: For other uses, see European University (disambiguation) Central European University (CEU) is a graduate-level, English-language university promoting a distinctively Central European perspective. T...

2003 European Grand Prix: The 2003 European Grand Prix (formally the Allianz Grand Prix of Europe) was a Formula One motor race held on June 29, 2003 at the Nürburgring, Nürburg, Germany. It was the ninth race of the 2003 F...

South East European University: South East European University (SEEU), is a university located in Tetovo, Republic of Macedonia with a branch campus in Skopje. It is the first private-public not for profit university in Macedonia. ...

European School of Luxembourg I: The European School of Luxembourg was the first of the European Schools. It was founded in October 1953 on the initiative of officials of the European Coal and Steel Community, with the support of the...

European Molecular Biology Laboratory: The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is a molecular biology research institution supported by 20 European countries and Australia as associate member state. EMBL was created in 1974 and is...

2004 European Grand Prix: The 2004 European Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on May 30, 2004 at the Nürburgring. The race was noticeable due to the race strategy employed by Ferrari. Michael Schumacher extended his gap ...

Accession of Iceland to the European Union: The Government of Iceland has announced it will suspend its application to join the European Union until a referendum can be held on the question of whether or not to continue negotiations. Iceland a...

North European Plain: The North European Plain (or), or Middle European Plain is a geomorphological region in Europe, mostly in Poland, Germany, Denmark and Netherlands (Low countries). It consists of the low plains betw...

Center of Advanced European Studies and Research: Research center caesar (Center of Advanced European Study and Research) was founded in 1995 as part of the compensatory actions under the Berlin/Bonn law, which were intended to support structural cha...

European Russia: European Russia (also Western Russia or Central Russia) refers to the Western areas of Russia that lie within Europe, comprising roughly 3,960,000 square kilometres (1,528,560 mi2) and spanning acros...

European Synchrotron Radiation Facility: ESRF redirects here, for the medical condition, see end stage renal failure The European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) is a joint research facility supported by 19 countries (18 European coun...

European Space Astronomy Centre: The European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC) is the ESA's centre for space science, which means Astronomy as well as Solar System exploration. It is located in Villanueva de la Cañada, close to Madrid...

European Project for Ice Coring in Antarctica: The European Project for Ice Coring in Antarctica (EPICA) is a multinational European project for deep ice core drilling in Antarctica. Its main objective is to obtain full documentation of the clim...

European Extremely Large Telescope: The European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) is a planned ground-based extremely large telescope for the optical/near-infrared range, to be built by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) on a moun...

2005 European Grand Prix: The 2005 European Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on May 29, 2005 at the Nürburgring in Nürburg, Germany. The race, contested over 59 laps, was the seventh round of the 2005 Formula On...

European School, Mol: The European School of Mol is third of the European Schools. It is in Mol, a municipality in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The school was established in 1960 for children of the Central Bureau for ...

European Bioinformatics Institute: The European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) is a centre for research and services in bioinformatics, and is part of European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL). About the EMBL-EBI The roots of the E...

European Space Research and Technology Centre: The European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) is the European Space Agency's main technology development and test centre for spacecraft and space technology. It is situated in Noordwijk, S...

European Hit Radio: European Hit Radio (EHR) is a commercial radio station in the Baltic states that plays music compiled from European single charts. This allows listeners to quickly hear the current situation in the E...

European Watershed: The Main European Watershed is the drainage divide which separates the basins of the major rivers that empty into the Atlantic Ocean, the North Sea and the Baltic Sea from those that feed the Mediterr...

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control: The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) is an independent agency of the European Union (EU) whose mission is to strengthen Europe's defences against infectious diseases. It was ...

European Research Center for Information Systems: The European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS) was founded in 2004 at the University of Münster in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The objective of ERCIS is connecting resea...

European route E14: European route E 14 is a road part of the International E-road network. It begins in Trondheim, Norway and ends in Sundsvall, Sweden. The road is in length. The road follows the route Trondheim - St...

Central and East European Center for Cognitive Science: The Central and East European Center for Cognitive Science (also as CEEC of Cognitive Science) at the New Bulgarian University undertakes research in fundamental and applied cognitive science. Researc...

European route E69: European route E 69 is an E-road between Olderfjord and North Cape in northern Norway. The road is long. It contains five tunnels, totalling . The longest, the North Cape Tunnel, is long and reach...

European Square, Kiev: European Square (Yevropeys’ka Ploshcha) is a square located in what is known as the Old Town (Stare Misto) or the Upper Town, in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. It is also located at the north-eastern...

European School of Brussels II: The European School of Brussels II is situated on Avenue Oscar Jespers, Brussels, Belgium. It has Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Finnish, Swedish, and Portuguese sections. The school is div...

2006 European Grand Prix: The 2006 European Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at the Nürburgring in Nürburg, Germany on May 7, 2006. The race, contested over 60 laps, was the fifth round of the 2006 Formula One...

European route E80: European route E 80, also known as Trans-European Motorway or TEM, is an A-Class West-East European route, extending from Lisbon, Portugal to Gürbulak, Turkey, on the border with Iran. The road con...

European Business School London: European Business School London (EBS London) is a private business school in Regent's Park in central London. At the time of its establishment in 1979, the school initially was an international insti...

European Astronaut Centre: The European Astronaut Centre (EAC) is a centre of the European Space Agency and home of the European Astronaut Corps. It is located in Cologne, Germany, and is sub-divided into four separate arms, ...

European Gravitational Observatory: The European Gravitational Observatory or EGO is located in the countryside near Pisa in the Comune of Cascina. In order to ensure the long term scientific exploitation of the VIRGO interferometric an...

Max Planck Institute for European History of Law: The Max Planck Institute for European History of Law was founded in 1946 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. As one of 80 institutes in the Max Planck Society (Max Planck Gesellschaft) it focuses on tran...

European route E15: The European route E 15 is part of the United Nations international E-road network. It is a north-south "reference road", running from Inverness, Scotland south through England and France to Algecir...

European University Institute: For European Institute established in 1951 in Saarbrücken, Germany, see Europa-Institut of Saarland University, for other uses, see European University (disambiguation) The European University In...

European route E90: European route E 90 is an A-Class West-East European route, extending from Lisbon in Portugal in southern Europe to the Turkish-Iraqi border in the Middle East. Itinerary The E 90 routes through fiv...

2006 European Curling Championships: The 2006 European Curling Championships were held (December 9–16), 2006 at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland. Men Division A TeamsResults Session 1 December 9, 2006 Session 2 December ...

2006 European Cross Country Championships: The 13th European Cross Country Championships were held at San Giorgio su Legnano in Italy on 10 December 2006. Mohammed Farah took the title in the men's competition, while Tetyana Holovchenko won th...

European route E09: The European route E 09 is part of the United Nations international E-road network. It starts at Orléans, and goes south to Barcelona. France In France, the E09 follows the following roads: A71 a...

2005 European Curling Championships: The 2005 European Curling Championships were held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany from December 9 to 17. Men's A tournament Final round robin standingsTie breaker December 15th, 20:00 Playoffs ...

European Business School Paris: European Business School Paris (EBS) is located in Paris, France. Founded in 1967, EBS has had a pioneering influence on the European model of education. It is currently still one of the few schools t...

European School of Management and Technology: ESMT European School of Management and Technology is a private university located in Berlin, Germany. ESMT European School of Management and Technology is an international non-profit business school b...

Brussels and the European Union: Brussels (Belgium) is considered to be the de facto (here in practice but not set in law) capital of the European Union, having a long history of hosting the institutions of the European Union within...

2007 European Grand Prix: The 2007 European Grand Prix (Originally 2007 German Grand Prix) was the tenth race of the 2007 Formula One season. It was held from 20 to July 22 at the Nürburgring. On August 29, 2006 it was ann...

European Humanities University: European Humanities University ((ЕГУ), (EHU)) is a private, non-profit liberal arts university founded in Minsk, Belarus in 1992. Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2012, EHU has been headquarter...

European Archaeological Park of Bliesbruck-Reinheim: The European Archaeological Park at Bliesbruck-Reinheim, in the German municipality of Gersheim (Saarland) and the French municipality of Bliesbruck (Départment Moselle), is a cross-border project w...

1992 European Community Monitor Mission helicopter downing: The 1992 European Community Monitor Mission helicopter downing was an incident that occurred during the Croatian War of Independence in which a European Community Monitor Mission helicopter carrying...

Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (Croatia): The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia (or MVEP) is the ministry in the Government of Croatia which is in charge of foreign relations and admission into the European U...

E1 European long distance path: The E1 European long distance path, or just E1 path, is one of the European long-distance paths with a total length of some 4,960 km. It begins in Sweden, and crosses the Kattegat between Sweden and...

European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law: Since November 2000 the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law (ECTIL), based in Vienna, has been an association whose purpose is to conduct legal and comparative research in the field of nat...

Pan-European Picnic: The Pan-European Picnic was a peace demonstration held on the Austrian-Hungarian border near the town of Sopron on 19 August 1989, an important event during the Revolutions of 1989 that led to the f...

European Marine Energy Centre: The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is a UKAS accredited test and research centre focusing on wave and tidal power development based in the Orkney Islands, UK. It claims to provide developers wit...

2008 European Grand Prix: The 2008 European Grand Prix (formally the LII Telefónica Grand Prix of Europe) was a Formula One motor race held on August 24, 2008 at the Valencia Street Circuit, Valencia, Spain. It was the 12th...

2007 European Curling Championships: The 2007 Le Gruyère European Curling Championships were held in Füssen, Germany December 1-8, 2007. Scotland, skipped by David Murdoch, won the gold medal by beating Norway's Thomas Ulsrud 5-3 in th...

Delegation of the European Union to Canada: The Delegation of the European Union to Canada is located in Canada's capital, Ottawa. It was established to facilitate relations between the European Union and Canada. It opened in 1976 and was orig...

2008 European Curling Championships: The 2008 Le Gruyère European Curling Championships were held at Swedbank Arena in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden December 6–13, 2008. In a rematch of the men's A-Group final from the 2007 European Curling...

European University at Saint Petersburg: For other uses, see European University (disambiguation) The European University at St. Petersburg, sometimes referred to as EUSP, is a non-state graduate university located in St.Petersburg, Russi...

European University-Republic of Macedonia: For other uses, see European University (disambiguation) The European University-Republic of Macedonia (Macedonian: Европски универзитет-Република Македонија...

2011 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship: UEFA U-21 Championship 2011 was the 18th staging of UEFA's European Under-21 Football Championship. The final tournament was hosted by Denmark between 11 and 25 June 2011. The Danish bid was chosen by...

Esplanade of the European Parliament: The Esplanade of the European Parliament, or simply the mall, with its most representative part Solidarność 1980 Esplanade, (or) is a pedestrian mall in Brussels (Belgium), completed in 2002. Posi...

2009 European Grand Prix: The 2009 European Grand Prix (formally the LIII Telefónica Grand Prix of Europe) was a Formula One motor race, held on August 23, 2009 at the Valencia Street Circuit in Valencia, Spain. It was the 11...

European Court of Human Rights building: The building of the European Court of Human Rights is located in the European Quarter of Strasbourg, France. It was designed by the Richard Rogers Partnership and Claude Buche and was completed in 199...

2009 European Curling Championships: The 2009 Le Gruyère European Curling Championships were held in Aberdeen, Scotland from December 4-12, 2009. The A-Group tournament is took place at the Linx Ice Arena, and the B-Group are playing at...

European School, Luxembourg II: The second European School in Luxembourg was formally opened in 2004. New buildings are currently under construction on the border of the neighbouring communes of Bertrange and Mamer. Opening of the...

European Bread Museum: The Europäisches Brotmuseum e.V. Ebergötzen (European Bread Museum of Ebergoetzen), in South Lower Saxony, Germany, is a rurally located museum dedicated to the historical development of breadmaki...

2000 European Cross Country Championships: The 7th European Cross Country Championships were held at Malmö in Sweden on 10 December 2000. Paulo Guerra took his fourth title in the men's competition and Katalin Szentgyörgyi won the women's ra...

2001 European Cross Country Championships: The 8th European Cross Country Championships were held at Thun in Switzerland on 9 December 2001. Serhiy Lebid took his second title in the men's competition and Yamna Belkacem won the women's race. ...

2002 European Cross Country Championships: The 9th European Cross Country Championships were held at Medulin in Croatia on 8 December 2002. Serhiy Lebid took his third title in the men's competition and Helena Javornik won the women's race. R...

2003 European Cross Country Championships: The 10th European Cross Country Championships were held at Edinburgh in Scotland on 14 December 2003. Serhiy Lebid took his fourth title in the men's competition and Paula Radcliffe her second title i...

2004 European Cross Country Championships: The 11th European Cross Country Championships were held at Heringsdorf in Germany on 12 December 2004. Serhiy Lebid took his fifth title in the men's competition and Hayley Yelling won the women's rac...

2005 European Cross Country Championships: The 12th European Cross Country Championships were held at Tilburg in Netherlands on 11 December 2005. Serhiy Lebid won the men's competition for the sixth time and Lornah Kiplagat won the women's rac...

2007 European Cross Country Championships: The 14th European Cross Country Championships were held at Toro in Spain on 9 December 2007. Serhiy Lebid took his seventh title in the men's competition and Marta Domínguez won the women's race. Re...

2008 European Cross Country Championships: The 15th European Cross Country Championships were held at Brussels in Belgium on 14 December 2008. Serhiy Lebid took his eighth title in the men's competition and Hilda Kibet won the women's race. ...

2009 European Cross Country Championships: The 2009 European Cross Country Championships was a continental cross country running competition that was held on 13 December 2009 near Dublin city, Fingal in Ireland. Dublin was selected as the host...

Court of Justice of the European Union: The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is the institution of the European Union (EU) that encompasses the whole judiciary. Seated in Luxembourg, Luxembourg, it consists of two major courts ...

European route E772: European route E772 is a class B road, part of the International E-road network in Bulgaria. It connects the two sections of the Hemus motorway (A2) constructed so far, and is part of one of the most...

European College of Business and Management: The European College of Business and Management (ECBM) was established in 1988 and is the training arm of the German-British Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK) in London. It is located in the hear...

British European Airways Flight 411: British European Airways Flight 411 crashed on approach to Manchester Airport after a flight from Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport on the 14 March 1957 and hit a house in Wythenshawe. All on b...

European School, Karlsruhe: The European School in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, is one of three official European Schools in Germany. It was the fifth of fourteen such schools to be established in Europe since 1953. The schoo...

European route E95: The European route E 95 is a road in Europe and a part of the United Nations International E-road network. Approximately long, it connects St Petersburg with Merzifon in north central Turkey. Betw...

List of European archaeological sites on the National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania: This is a list of European archaeological sites on the National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania. Historic sites in the United States qualify to be listed on the National Register of Histor...

European University of Tirana: The European University of Tirana (UET) is a private for-profit university in Tirana, Albania. It was established in 2006 by four PhD students (at the time): Adri Nurellari, Blendi Kajsiu, Ermal Hasi...

European Balloon Festival: The European Balloon Festival is the largest hot air balloon festival in Spain and one of the largest in Europe. It takes place every year during the first fortnight of July in Igualada, Catalonia, Sp...

2010 European Curling Championships: The 2010 Le Gruyère European Curling Championships were held in Champéry, Switzerland from December 3–11, 2010. The Group C matches took place from September 24–28 at the Greenacres Ice Rink i...

2010 Central European floods: The 2010 Central European floods were a devastating series of weather events which occurred across several Central European countries during May and June 2010. Poland was the worst affected. Austria, ...

Timeline of European exploration: The following timeline covers European exploration from 1418 to 1957. The 15th century witnessed the rounding of the feared Cape Bojador and Portuguese exploration of the west coast of Africa, while ...

European Air Transport Command: The European Air Transport Command (EATC) is a command centre that directs the use of most military fixed wing air transport assets owned by the three Benelux countries, France and Germany. Located at...

European Energy Centre: The European Energy Centre (EEC) was created in 1975 and its focus is renewable energy training and conference delivery in order to create a much needed workforce capable of installing, repairing and...

2006 European blackout: The 2006 European blackout was a major blackout which occurred on Saturday, November 4, 2006. More than 15 million clients of the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity didn...

2010 European Cross Country Championships: The 2010 European Cross Country Championships was a continental cross country running competition that took place on 12 December in Albufeira, Portugal. It was the second time that the country hosted ...

European Stability Mechanism: The European Stability Mechanism (ESM) is an international organisation located in Luxembourg which was established on 27 September 2012 as a permanent firewall for the eurozone to safeguard and pr...

European and American voyages of scientific exploration: The era of European and American voyages of scientific exploration followed the Age of Discovery and were inspired by a new confidence in science and reason that arose in the Age of Enlightenment. Ma...

House of European History: The House of European History is an initiative of the European Parliament. As a cultural institution and exhibition centre, the House of European History plans to marshal all available means to promot...

South European Pipeline: The South European Pipeline (also known as Lavera–Karlsruhe pipeline) is a crude oil pipeline system in France, Switzerland, and Germany. It is built and operated by Société du pipeline sud-eur...

European Union Metro Station: European Union Metro Station (– Evropeyski Sayuz) is a station on the Sofia Metro in Bulgaria. It was put into operation on August 31, 2012. Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov and the President of the Eu...

Altitude SEE Test European Platform (ASTEP): The Altitude SEE Test European Platform (ASTEP) is a permanent mountain laboratory and a dual academic research platform created by Aix-Marseille University, CNRS and STMicroelectronics in 2004. The ...

2013 Women's European Qualification Tournament: The 2013 Women's Qualification Tournament is the 18th annual rugby tournament organised by FIRA for the continent's national teams and will act as a qualification tournament for 2014 Women's Rugby ...

Cultural Centre of European Space Technologies: The Cultural Centre of European Space Technologies (KSEVT) is the headquarters of an institute bearing the same name and promoting research in the field of space culturalization. Moreover, it is the c...

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