Providing concise definitions and explanations on all aspects of the European Union, this new edition also includes details of the ten states which became full members of the European Union in May 2004. The dictionary:
* contains over 1,000 entries
* explains the terminology surrounding the EU and outlines the roles and significance of the institutions, member countries, programmes and policies, treaties and personalities
* offers clear and succinct definitions
* spells out acronyms and abbreviations.