THE EUROPEAN UNION Lesson 3 How does cultural diversity impact political identity?
Symbols of the European Union The European flag The European anthem Ode to Joy Europe Day May 9 The motto United in diversity
Windows, Doorways and Bridges on EU Notes symbolize connectedness and openness.
Europe is a Mix of Many Ethnicities
Study Abroad Programs Over 2 million young people have studied or pursued personal development in other European countries with support from EU programs. © Getty Images
Study Abroad Programs • Comenius: school education • Erasmus Mundus: higher education mobility • Leonardo da Vinci: vocational training • Atlantis: EU-US cooperation in education and training • Youth in Action: voluntary work and non-formal education
Free to move Schengen: No police or customs checks at borders between most EU countries Controls strengthened at EU external borders More cooperation between police from different EU countries You can buy and bring back any goods for personal use when traveling between EU countries