Short videos on how the European Parliament and the EU work 
What do the European Parliament and the EU do and how do they work? 

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How do the European Parliament and the EU work and what benefits do they produce for Europeans? Find out by watching our short videos.



Every five years European voters are called to the ballot box to choose Members of the European Parliament. Why is voting in the European elections important?




The European Union already has 27 members and other countries want to join, but how does a country join the EU?


The EU is based on a common set of rules and values. Watch our video to find out what happens when these rules are broken.


In the EU we are united in diversity. Watch this video to learn more.


The EU costs you about half a cup of coffee a day! That’s less than a euro a day for everyone who lives in the EU! Watch the video to see how it works.


Find out more about Erasmus+, the EU's flagship programme that supports education, training, sport and young people.