The European Union (or EU) currently has 26 member countries, which have transferred some of their sovereignty – or lawmaking authority – to the EU. The countries that make up the EU are:
- Czech Republic
Two more countries have applied for EU membership: Turkey and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.. The United Kingdom exited the EU on 31 December 2020.
Nationality of an EU country allows the holder the free movement within the EU, including the right to live and work.