The initial years of integration: The EEC
To understand how the EEC was established and how it became the driving force of the communities.
EEC, Euratom, customs union, free trade area, common market
Readings and Videos
- Click on this link to read about the treaty establishing EEC.
- Analyse the first years of European Economic Community from this timeline.
- The 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome - EPP Group Official Channel
- Treaty of Rome: 60 year anniversary - European Parliament Official Channel
Watch this video by our guest lecturer Emre Gönen, where he discusses the difference between a free trade area and a customs union. He also gives a definition of a common market.