A number of personalities has played a decisive role in the construction of Europe and in the ostension of the common European identity which merges states of the European Union. In this task the partners from Finland, Germany, Italy, Spain and Sweden present some personalities considered as progressive in their way of thinking and acting.

European Identity - Town Twinning - Germany

The importance of town twinnings for the development of Europe

Twin towns with Olching
European Identity - Helmut Kohl - Germany

The man who signed the “Maastricht Treaty” for Germany

European Identity - Ursula Hirschmann - Germany

An example of courage - Founder of the "Association Femmes pour l’Europe"

Ursula Hirschmann
European Identity - Konrad Adenauer - Germany

The 1st Chancellor of West Germany after World War II

European Identity - Alfred Nobel -Sweden

Swedish inventor, entrepreneur, scientist and businessman who also wrote poetry and drama

Alfred Nobel-SW
European Identity - Sofia Corradi - Italy

The Woman who commited herself to creating the Erasmus project

Sofia Corradi-IT
European Identity - Altiero Spinelli - Italy

One of the founding fathers of the European Union.

Altiero Spinelli
European Identity - Davinia´s Story - Spain

Davinia speaks about her experience with Erasmus mobility

Erasmus-enriching lives
European Identity - Javier Solana - Spain

A true European: Secretary-General of the Council of the European Union and later EU's first "Union Minister for Foreign Affairs".

European Identity - Astrid Lindgren - Sweden

Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren, a famous author and storyteller

European Identity - Laura´s Story - Spain

Laura speaks about her experience with Erasmus mobility

Erasmus-enriching lives
European Identity - Loyala de Palacio - Spain

A Vice-President of the European Commission - Great promoter of transport in the EU and the Galileo project

European Identity - Josep Borell - Spain

A genuine European: He was President of the European Parliament and High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

European Identity - Gustav Vasa - Sweden

Gustav Vasa is considered to rank among the Swedish greatest kings