Wed. Aug 17th, 2022

EU MEMBER STATES

EU Council Meeting
Member States Meeting at the EU Council. Source: EU Council

Austria

EU member country since 1995, Euro area member since 1999, Schengen area member since 1997 and more about Austria’s participation in the EU.


Belgium

EU member country since 1958, Euro area member since 1999, Schengen area member since 1995 and more about Belgium’s participation in the EU.


Bulgaria

EU member country since 2007 and more about Bulgaria’s participation in the EU.


Croatia

EU Member State since 2013 and more on Croatia’s role in the EU.


Cyprus

EU member country since 2004, Euro area member since 2008 and more about Cyprus’s participation in the EU.


Czechia

EU member country since 2004, Schengen area member since 2007 and more about Czechia’s participation in the EU.


Denmark

EU member country since 1973, opt-out from euro, Schengen area member since 2001 and more about Denmark’s participation in the EU.


Estonia

How Estonia is represented in the different EU institutions, how much money it gives and receives, its political system and trade figures.


Finland

EU member country since 1995, Euro area member since 1999, Schengen area member since 2001 and more about Finland’s participation in the EU.


France

EU member country since 1958, Euro area member since 1999, Schengen area member since 1995 and more about France’s participation in the EU.

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Germany

EU member country since 1958, Euro area member since 1999, Schengen area member since 1995 and more about Germany’s participation in the EU.


Greece

EU member country since 1981, Euro area member since 2001, Schengen area member since 2000 and more about Greece’s participation in the EU.


Hungary

EU member country since 2004, Schengen area member since 2007 and more about Hungary’s participation in the EU.


Ireland

EU member country since 1973, Euro area member since 1999, opt-out from Schengen area and more about Ireland’s participation in the EU.


Italy

EU member country since 1958, Euro area member since 1999, Schengen area member since 1997 and more about Italy’s participation in the EU.


Latvia

EU member country since 2004, Euro area member since 2014, Schengen area member since 2007 and more about Latvia’s participation in the EU.


Lithuania

EU member country since 2004, Euro area member since 2015, Schengen area member since 2007 and more about Lithuania’s participation in the EU.


Luxembourg

EU member country since 1958, Euro area member since 1999, Schengen area member since 1995 and more about Luxembourg’s participation in the EU.


Malta

EU member country since 2004, Euro area member since 2008, Schengen area member since 2007 and more about Malta’s participation in the EU.


Netherlands

EU member country since 1958, Euro area member since 1999, Schengen area member since 1995 and more about the Netherlands’ participation in the EU.


Poland

EU member country since 2004, Schengen area member since 2007 and more about Poland’s participation in the EU.


Portugal

EU member country since 1986, Euro area member since 1999, Schengen area member since 1995 and more about Portugal’s participation in the EU.


Romania

EU member country since 2007 and more about Romania’s participation in the EU.


Slovakia

EU member country since 2004, Euro area member since 2009, Schengen area member since 2007 and more about Slovakia’s participation in the EU.


Slovenia

EU member country since 2004, Euro area member since 2007, Schengen area member since 2007 and more about Slovenia’s participation in the EU.


Spain

EU member country since 1986, Euro area member since 1999, Schengen area member since 1995 and more about Spain’s participation in the EU.


Sweden

EU member country since 1995, Schengen area member since 2001 and more about Sweden’s participation in the EU.