The Historical Archives of the European Union (HAEU) hosts a vast set of records on the history of European integration. Besides these, the Archives houses a huge range of documents from former high EU officials and from non-EU organizations and movements and remarkable oral history collections. It is the first stop for researchers and a key hub for scholarly activities on the history of European integration.
Researchers are supported by the HAEU’s experienced archivists in their consultation of primary sources.
The History Department of the EUI operates as a highly specialized academic unit devoted to research and training on the history of Europe. Its distinctive focus on cross-European issues makes it the ideal partner for the promotion of a broad history of European integration.
The EUI Library is a first class library in the field of Social Sciences and is composed of a team of experienced librarians and information specialists. It is a ‘hybrid’ library, it comprises both traditional resources – books, documents and journals on paper or in microform – and digital resources. The collections include more than 2,200 current printed journals and approximately half a million volumes in the field of law, economics, history and civilization, and political and social sciences, with a particular focus on Europe.