The HAEU preserves and makes accessible in a central location the archival holdings of the EU Institutions.

The HAEU also collects private papers of key European politicians and officials as well as the archives of pro-European movements and of organisations with a European scope.

The fonds of the Archives, including collections of National Archives and Ministries of Foreign Affairs Archives, are assembled into four separate groups: EU institutions, Individuals, Corporate Bodies, and Collections.

Fonds from the European Communities institutions

The HAEU provides a central access point for research on primary sources of EU institutions.
More than 3,000 linear meters of archives from the various EU institutions are preserved at the HAEU.

Files are sent by the EU Institutions to Florence in annual shipments.

The Council of Ministers

The Economic and Social Committee

The Court of Justice

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The European Investment Bank