The Europa domain (or "Europa") refers to the second level domain europa.eu. It belongs to the '.eu' top level domain established by Regulation EC 733/2002 and managed by DG Communication on behalf of all EU institutions.
Since 2005, the Europa domain has been used by the EU institutions for their online communications and groups websites from all EU institutions.
Benefits of using the europa.eu domain:
EU institutions, bodies and agencies use 3rd level domains under europa.eu.
To check which category your website belongs to within the EC branded web presence or EU branded web presence, please see below.
EC branded web presence
EU branded web presence
Choosing a second level domain name for the European Union's websites - (In French only - 122.9 KB - PDF)
Rules and procedures on assigning website addresses in the .eu domain - (In French only - 122.9 KB - PDF)
Europa high level governance (Corporate Communication Steering Committee - 6 September 2019 - 330 KB - PDF)
If you require further assistance, please contact:
Europa Web Communication
The Europa Web Guide is the official rulebook for the European Commission's web presence, covering editorial, legal, technical, visual and contractual aspects.
All European Commission web sites must observe the rules and guidelines it contains.
Web practitioners are invited to observe its contents and keep abreast of updates. More information about the web guide.