News and Events

Our guests in the news:

La Nazione


Corriere Fiorentino



Past Activities

17 September 2019 – Civic Engagement Night at Fiasco Social Club – Meet the EUI Refugee Initiative

Come and check out the EUI Refugee Initiative!
You can meet us from 7 p.m. during the Civic Engagement Night at Fiasco Social Club.



3 May 2019 – The EUI Refugee Initiative is mentioned in the European University Association Newsletter on the integration of refugees into European higher education

22 March 2019

15 March 2019

EUI Refugee Initiative Theatre Workshop, Fundraising Aperitivo and Friday Dance Night at Bar Fiasco

21 December 2018

Article Newsletter Fondazione Ernesto Balducci: Un Centro di Accoglienza nell’Istituto Universitario Europeo


13 December 2018

The traditional Robert Schuman Centre Christmas Clothes Swap Market raised an incredible amount of 400 EUR for the EUI Refugee Initiative.
This money will be used to cover education and health expenses for our guests.
A huge Thank You to the Schuman Centre Organisers and to everybody who contributed, swapped, and donated!

10 October 2018

Article in EUI Life: An Interview with the EUI Refugee Initiative

Join Us! Presentation of the Initiative

2 March 2018

African Night 2

20 September 2017 

The Solidarity Football Tournament Squadra Fantastica vs. Associazione La Piuma onlus was a great success!

22 June 2017

Article in Research Europe: “Hope springs eternal” (page 13)

4-5 May 2017

Article in the Corriere Fiorentino: “Noi profughi adottati dall’Europa

Article by Agence Europe: European University Institute of Florence is getting involved in hosting refugees

23 April 2017

Article in EUI Life: Agreement to assist refugees renewed

15 March 2017

Article in EUI Life: The EUI Refugee Initiative one year on

3 February 2017

The roaring African Party at Bar Fiasco organised by the EUI Refugee Committee was a huge success! A big Thanks to everybody!



21 April 2016

Article in EUI Life: Shared humanitarian project launched