European Union, European Communities

Research guide
Other|European flags in Brussels-Beyond the Westphalian Paradigm|Peace Palace Library
The European Union is a political and economic union of 27 member states that are located primarily in Europe. It has an area of 4,475,757 km2 (1,728,099 sq mi), and an estimated population of over 510 million.
Publication
Ramiro Troitiño, D., Kerikmäe, T., De la Guardia, R.M., and  Pérez Sánchez, G.Á. (eds.), The EU in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities for the European Integration Process, Cham, Springer, 2020.
In the light of Brexit, the migration crisis, and growing scepticism regarding the European integration process, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the most pressing problems facing the European Union in the 21st century.