The European Union Studies Center (EUSC) was established in 1993 under the directorship of Hugo M. Kaufmann, Professor of Economics at Queens College and at the Graduate Center.
The EUSC is dedicated to promoting research and debate on the diverse issues and challenges facing the European Union. The approach to the research and analysis is interdisciplinary; it includes political, economic, legal, social and cultural aspects of the Union as a whole, as well as relations between European Union member states, and the European Union’s relationship to the rest of the world. The emphasis of the studies reflects the recent developments in the EU. In addition, the Center explores the challenges of the Union’s enlargement through the accession of central and eastern European countries, and, finally, the grand visions of a future for Europe.
In 2013, the EUSC was proud to receive a ‘Getting to Know Europe’ grant from the Delegation of the European Union.