Additional Resources


The following unit plans (K-12) and modules (College) were developed by participants in the ESC-organized Brussels Study Tour for educators.These resources are presented here as an Open Access resource for teachers/instructors. Our thanks to the talented educators who have allowed us to share them.

Teaching the EU in the Classroom resources for K-12 Classrooms:


Teaching the EU in the college classroom:


Agendas from Model EU Simulations:


Environmental Studies and Politics in Europe role playing curriculum for high school classrooms:


EU at School:

Video Listing Virtual Briefings

Virtual Briefing: EuroForum on City Networks and the Pittsburgh-Glasgow Project
Faced with a number of complex challenges on a global scale, Pittsburgh city officials have cultivated networks of cities around the world to exchange best practices and experiences in the pursuit of policy-making that works. Thanks to the support of a Jean Monnet Center of Excellence Grant from the European Union, the ESC highlights one such partnership in Europe and explores the ways that European and American cities work together to address today's "wicked problems."
Transatlantic Relationship After the First 100 Days
The referendum on Brexit and the new foreign policy priorities of American President Donald Trump hold the potential for significantly altering EU-US relations over the next few years. Broadcast from Florida International University in partnership with the Miami Jean Monnet Center of Excellence.
Virtual Briefing: The Transatlantic Relationship After the First 100 Days
The Jean Monnet European Union Centers of Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh and Florida International University joined together with the European Union Studies association to assemble a panel of experts to explore the state of transatlantic relations after the first one hundred days of the Trump Presidency.
Virtual Briefing: Brexit Update
On June 23rd, voters in the UK went to the polls and voted by a slim margin to leave the EU. The political and economic repercussions were immediate. When will the dust settle? And what will Europe - and the UK - look like when it does?
Brexit Update
On June 23rd, voters in the UK went to the polls and voted by a slim margin to leave the EU. The political and economic repercussions were immediate. When will the dust settle? And what will Europe - and the UK - look like when it does?
EU-US Privacy Shield Update
“Safe Harbor” is gone, replaced by a new US-EU Privacy Shield agreement. What does this means for US businesses and protection of personal data?
Virtual Briefing: EU-US Privacy Shield Update
“Safe Harbor” is gone, replaced by a new US-EU Privacy Shield agreement. What does this means for US businesses and protection of personal data?