Community news


Daniel Aurélien Raccah and his wife Andra announce the birth of their son, Daniel, on 3 October.   Sara Silvia Acierno and Julio Baquero Cruz are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Sara, born in Uccle (Belgium) on 27 October 2012.

EUI initiates charity appeal

This year we are collecting donations for CIFA, an Italian charity which supports children in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. CIFA works on international adoption, in-country healthcare and education projects, in addition to a series of events to promote the children’s rights. The charity has been put forward following a visit to CIFA’s projects […]

EUI raises funds to fight cancer

The EUI community has donated €880 to Lega Italiana per la lotta contro i tumori (Italian League for the fight against cancer), through a cupcake sale at the Badia. The sale was held on 22 and 23 October as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Active EUI: Culinary Club

A fishmongers’ stock is laid out on the table of a cosy kitchen in Campo di Marte and within seconds members of the EUI’s Culinary Club are busy cleaning, scaling and skinning the seafood

Celebrating Stefania Galeazzi

On Friday 19 October, friends and colleagues gathered at the Teatro Comunale in Barberino to celebrate the life of Stefania. Music, magic, poetry and drama were staged in a warm and moving tribute to our former colleague. A collection of written tributes, drawings and photographs by those who had known and loved her was presented […]

Alumni round-up

Alumni round-up lists all the news we have received from our alumni in the past month, organised by matriculation year. 1976 Léonce Bekemans (ECO 1976-1981) is Jean Monnet Chair and Academic Coordinator of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence ‘Intercultural dialogue, Human Rights and Multi-level Governance’ at the University of Padua. He announces two new […]

Alumni social media site launches

A new website was unveiled earlier this month which allows members of the Alumni Association to set up a personal page and connect with others in the community

EUI Alumni Weekend

Earlier this month the Alumni Association held a four-day event to reflecting on members’ common history and look ahead to new ventures at the EUI and the future prospects for Europe

Active EUI: Italian outside the classroom

On 22 and 23 September EUI researchers and staff enjoyed a sailing and hiking weekend, as part of an initiative by the Language Centre to get people speaking Italian outside of the EUI