EU branded websites communicate under the EU emblem. For more information about the definition, governance and rules related to these sites, please read this guide’s section about EU branded websites.
The design for the EU branded websites aims at providing the European Institutions with a template that is flexible, adapts to different communication purposes (campaign, forum, initiatives etc.) and is recognisable in its look and feel so that the audience knows they are visiting a website owned by the European Institutions.
There are two different type of EU branded websites:
All EU branded websites must:
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.