West Coast Model EU

2022 West Coast Model EU

This event has already taken place. Information about the 2023 West Coast Model EU will be posted in the coming autumn.

2022 West Coast Model EU

March 4-5, 2022

University of Washington

Seattle, WA

Keynote Speaker announced!

Aili Ribulis, Deputy Head of the Political, Security and Development Section at the Delegation of the European Union to the United States

The West Coast Model European Union is an annual simulation of a European Council summit, bringing together undergraduate students from across the United States. Students, in teams of two, play the roles of representatives of European Union Member State delegations, and also the European Commission. Participants negotiate two issues of concern for the country holding the Presidency, France (holding the presidency from January-June). Organized by the University of Washington’s Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, the 2022 West Coast Model European Union will take place ONLINE on March 4-5, 2022.

Topics for the 2022 competition in brief:

Heads of Government

  • Western Balkans Accession
  • Ukraine Engagement Process
Environment Ministers
  • Climate Change Adaptation Strategy
  • Digital Economy Growth Proposal

For a detailed description of these topics, please view the Communication from the Presidency below.


University Registration and Country Preference Form 2022 (Now closed. Email cweseuc@uw.edu with questions.)

Make your university’s reservation at the stylish Graduate Hotel (discounted UW rate) NA for 2022

Hotel Roommate Matcher NA for 2022

Communication from the Presidency 2022

2022 University Country Assignments

Rules and Procedures 2022

Guidelines for Draft Resolutions 2022

Submit Draft Resolutions – Due February 21, 2022

Guidelines for Position Papers 2022

Submit Position Papers – Due February 21, 2022

2022 Model EU Schedule

Model EU Dress Code (Business Formal via McMaster University)

Judging Criteria 2022

Travel to UW and Campus Parking NA for 2022

Event Venue, UW Campus Maps, and Seattle Tips NA for 2022

Jean Monnet Chair for Civil Society, Inclusion and Diversity in the EU (CIDEU) resources for Model EU and European Studies NEW


This event is supported by: The Erasmus+ funded Jean Monnet Center of Excellence at UW, the Foster School of Business’ Global Business Center, the Jackson School of International Studies, the Center for West European Studies, the UW EU Center, the UW Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, the Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies, and attending universities.

For information on previous West Coast Model EU competitions, please click here.

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