To learn everything about the European Union: a full, up to date analysis of the Member States, the Union and the euro area.
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Permanent Atlas
of the European Union
With its 27 Member States and its 447 million inhabitants the European Union is the leading economic power in the world.
And yet when people speak of it, they only mention the problems experienced in its construction and it remains largely misunderstood.
This third edition of the Atlas of the European Union is a work of reference that presents the Union, its institutions, each of its Member States and their overseas territories via their history, their culture and their reality. With over 50 maps, original information sheets and synthetic statistics, it offers a unique view of Europe and is accessible to all.

It is a vital tool to get to know and to understand the issues at stake in the 21st century, the current challenges and the opportunities for Europe and the euro in a world in transformation.
Written by experts at the Robert Schuman Foundation – one of the very foremost think-tanks devoted to European integration – the Atlas provides easy to find information on Europe.

Innovative because it is permanent, meaning that via free access to the website, its content is regularly updated so that everyone can access the most recent data on an ever-evolving Europe at any time.
With the Editions Marie B, the Robert Schuman Foundation has published the 3rd English edition of the Permanent Atlas of the European Union, a book full of geopolitical information.

The information in this Atlas is regularly updated. To access it, enter your email address below and the ISBN of the book.

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Germany - mise à jour le 29th September 2022
  Austria - mise à jour le 29th September 2022
Belgium - mise à jour le 29th September 2022
A model Welfare State, Sweden is extremely attached to the neutrality of its foreign policy, undoubtedly due to its turbulent history. Indeed the Swedish State was already centralised in the 13th and 14th centuries, following that it became part of the Kalmar Union until 16th century. In 1520 Sweden rebelled and left the Union. In the 17th century it was the biggest power in Northern Europe, including Finland and many other territories that it lost in 1721 after a long “War in the North.” Following that a new union with Norway was created in 1814 but this was dissolved peacefully in 1905. It entered the EU after the end of the Cold War in 1995 but did not adopt the euro. It maintains an extremely intergovernmental vision of the EU and defends enlargement as a means to spread the rule of law and the market economy.
Permanent Atlas of the European Union, 30 information sheets and analyses to learn everything there is to know about the European Union. .
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