EUR-Lex provides free access to European Union law and other documents considered to be public. The website is available in 23 official languages of the European Union; choose your preferred language from the language bar at the top of the homepage.

The contents of the site amount to some 2 815 000 documents with texts dating back to 1951. The database is updated daily and every year around 12 000 documents are added.
EUR-Lex offers:

* daily editions of the Official Journal of the European Union online,
* simple search, advanced search and browsing options,
* the possibility to display and/or download documents (PDF, HTML, DOC, TIFF),
* analytical metadata for each document.

Geographical focus
  • Europe
  • European Union (EU 27)
  • International; Other
  • SEE
  • Western Balkans

Entry created by Katarina Rohsmann on July 28, 2010
Modified on July 28, 2010