Welcome to the Monash European and EU Centre

The Monash European and EU Centre (MEEUC), located in the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics, facilitates activities concerning Europe and the EU across Monash University.

Undergraduate and postgraduate coursework on Europe is offered as outlined in the University Handbook.

The Monash University Centre in Prato, Italy, is a location for many Monash courses, including several focussed on Europe. It is also a venue for conferences and other research-related gatherings in European Studies and adjacent thematic and disciplinary areas.

In 2014-2015 the MEEUC is organising a series of public discussions titled Monash Roundtables on Independence and Separatism.


  • 4th Monash Roundtable on Separatism and Independence What prospects are there for independence movements in a global era? Three previous Monash roundtables have analysed the prospects for separatist movements in Scotland, CAtalunya and Ukraine. But in a global era, independence and sovereignty can seem both a desirable goal and an ever-receding prospect. The final Monash Roundtable Read more
  •   On 30 January 2015 Dr Dmytro Khutkyy delivered a public lecture titled “Public Opinion about Eastern Ukraine: Diverse and Changing.” Speaking on Skype from the University of California at Riverside, where he is a Fulbright Visiting Fellow, Dr Khutkyy presented the results of recent opinion polls on political opinion in Ukraine at large and in the Read more
  •  International & European Studies Winter Program January 5th to  February 14th, 2015 (or January 5th to January 23rd) Academic courses on European politics, business, law, and culture (courses conducted in English). Excursions to Germany’s highest mountain village Oberjoch, fascinating European capitals (Berlin, Strasbourg, Brussels) and company visits (Daimler Benz, Ritter Sport). Buddy – program: Read more
  • Monash Roundtables on Independence: Goodbye Spain? Crowds, Ballot boxes and the Prospects for Independence Thursday 30 October 2014 Speakers: Dr Stewart King, Senior Lecturer in Spanish and Catalan Studies, Monash University Associate Professor Marta Poblet, Vice Chancellor’s Principal Research Fellow, RMIT University Dr Carlos Uxó, Coordinator and Senior Lecturer, Spanish and Latin American Studies, Monash University Dr Ferran Martínez i Coma, Read more
  • The latest from the delegation of the European Commission to Australia and New Zealand in Canberra is here Read more
  • The Monash European and EU Centre (MEEUC) Working Paper Series has been established to contribute to the academic debate on Europe, the European Union (EU), the EU in the world, and comparative regionalism. This online Series aims to showcase the work in these fields of both current and former staff, students and research/visiting fellows of MEEUC Read more
  • A new Working Paper has been released in the online MEEUC Working Paper Series: Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2014 Regional Identity and Belonging: Australia’s Case in ASEM.  Commemorating 40 years of Australia-ASEAN Dialogue. Naila Maier-Knapp, Centre for History and Economics, Magdalene College, University of Cambridge Initial attempts of Australia to join the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in the 1990s Read more
  • Monday 15 September 2014 – 09.00am -12.30pm Swinburne University of Technology, RMIT University and the Contemporary European Studies Association of Australia invite interested scholars working in the area of European diasporas in Australia and matters related to this theme to present at the half day workshop. In order to express interest, scholars are invited to submit a titled Read more
  • The Pittsburgh Papers on the European Union (PPEU) is pleased to announce its latest publication: Josephine E. Olson, Michael K. Lin, Leslie M. Brady, George A. Huber, “An Academic Medical Center’s Expansion to the European Union: A Case Study of UPMC’s Joint Projects in Italy and Ireland”, Pittsburgh Papers on the European Union, Vol. 3, No. 1 Read more
  • The latest (fourth) issue of White Paper, Radio National’s new monthly digital magazine, has a specific focus on European politics, society and culture. The issue is now available to download for iPad via Newsstand or the App Store.   In this issue: Wider still and wider: Testing Europe’s borders Ben Wellings (Monash European and EU Centre) and Annemarie Elijah Read more