Blogs provide a platform for quick and timely commentary on European affairs. Three of the most important for European Studies are listed below.

Top blogs


Ideas on Europe: Run by UACES, Ideas on Europe is a free blog hosting service. It provides an independent space for informed analysis, comment and debate.



EUROPP – European Politics and Policy: Run by the LSE, the EUROPP blog is one of the most active and most read academic blogs on European politics. They also offer a ‘Brussels Blog round up’ every Friday.

BlogActiv: a blog platform dedicated to European affairs.




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EU news blogs

A number of newspapers, magazines and other news agencies have their own blogs focusing on EU current affairs, including:

FT Brussels blog.

Guardian Comment is Free (Europe).

Economist Charlemagne blog.

BBC News Gavin Hewitt (Europe Correspondent).

Blogs from the EU

The EU institutions and Commissioners host a number of blogs, providing a more ‘official’ commentary.