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Accreditation & Resources

The European Parliament provides many services and resources for media professionals - from day press passes to media archives, we have listed the most useful resources below.


Media Accreditation

Find out how to get your press card at our ACCREDITATION CENTRE


Press Contacts

All the press contacts by country and policy area can be found HERE


Press visits to the European Parliament


We run a journalist visitors' program which helps cover the cost of travel and accommodation for journalists visiting the Parliament when it meets in session in Brussels or Strasbourg.

If you would like to take part in the programme, drop us an email:


We regularly organise seminars for journalists both in Brussels and around the UK.
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Upcoming seminars and visits

  • State of the Union Address | 13 Sept | Strasbourg
  • Tourism: A European jobs machine | 27 Sept | Brussels

Media Guide

Our Media Guide contains information about the most recent European elections, how to contact MEPs and who to speak to about Parliamentary matters.

Download our media guide in PDF format

If you would like to request a hard copy, drop us an email on


Audio-visual resources

  • AV library: Looking for an MEP mugshot? A clip from a recent debate? Our audio-visual media is here for you.
  • Flickr: the quickest way to get photos of recent events from the Parliament
  • Infographics: we regularly produce infographics on EU topics.

We also have a audio-visual facilities which journalists are invited to use when visiting the Parliament.
They include:

  • TV studios: For live or recorded production of round table discussions of up to 6 participants.
  • Live Positions: Stand up position next to the Hemicycle for duplex with MEPs and live reports from the EP.
  • ENG crews: Light & mobile camera crew for interviews of MEPs and cutaways, coverage of EP activities etc
  • Radio studios
  • Audio post-production facilities

To find out more and book the facilities, visit the AUDIO-VISUAL FACILITIES WEBSITE