Heard of MOOCs? Now your chance to take one for free and learn about the EU in the process through a course offered on Coursera.org. Entitled Understanding Europe: Why It Matters and What It Can Offer You, participation in the course is available free with registration.
A short description: Ahead of the elections to the European Parliament, you can learn about the European Union, how it works, and why it matters. Regardless of where you live, the EU is a broad, multinational union which affects economics, global policy, education, and travel. The content is subtitled in French, as well.