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European Documentation Centre


The European Documentation Centre (EDC) is an information centre that supports the promotion of teaching and research related to European integration at University level.

It was created in 1980 through an agreement between the University of Deusto and the European Communities.

Since 1997, the EDC has been part of the Basque European Information Network (REVIE), whose main aim is to provide greater coordination and collaboration between the centres depositories of European information.

Since 2005, the Network of European Documentation Centres became part of a wider network: EUROPE DIRECT, which comprises a large number of European information services for citizens. The EDC is open to the whole university Community and it also offers its services to any person requesting them.


The EDC offers highly interesting resources for students, lecturers and researchers into European issues. It contains documents from all EU Institutions and bodies. These include:

  • Official Journal of the European Union, since 1952
  • A collection of the Jurisprudence from the Court of Justice and the Court of First Instance, since 1954.
  • Debates of the European Parliament, since 1980
  • COM Documents, since 1983
  • Documents of the European Parliament, since 1958
  • Reports from the Economic and Social Committee, since 1984
  • Reports from the Committee of the Regions, since 1996.
  • Annual Report of the European Union, since 1958
  • Bulletin of the European Union, since 1958.

It also has other publications related to EU issues. All these are available through Océano (Discovery Library), platform that collects all bibliographic resources (Catalogue+Databases) of the Library.

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