What does an enlarged EU mean to you?

Call Deadline
11 May 2014
European Commission


The European Commission has launched a writing competition entitled “What does an enlarged EU mean to you?” targeting young people from the EU as well as from countries in the enlargement process.

The year 2014 marks the 10th anniversary of the biggest round of EU enlargement, with the accession of ten countries. Today, the EU perspective is open to Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland (negotiations with Iceland have been put on hold following the decision of the Icelandic government), Kosovo*, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey.

In this context, the competition will allow young people (aged 15–25) to share their views on: 

  • What can today's European Union of 28 Member States learn from its past to help improve its future?
  • What does an enlarged European Union mean to you?

Participants are invited to write an article (max. 700 words) or up to three blog posts (max. 700 words altogether).

Beneficiaries and Aims

Enterprise Category
Non Applicabile
Sociale - No Profit - Altro
Sociale - Cooperazione
Places to Invest
  • Europe

Incentives and Expenses

Tipology of Incentive
Premi e Borse

The winners will receive a two-day visit to Brussels and an e-reader.


The competition will be open until 11 May 2014.