The handbook “Introduction to European Studies” is devoted to the most important issues of European studies. The authors touch on topics related to both cultural and political projects in Europe, visible and invisible borders. The process of formation of European values, their connection with European identity, observance of the rights and freedoms of citizens of European countries is also considered. Special attention is paid to Ukraine’s European integration aspirations. The handbook can be used to study courses in European studies and will be useful to anyone interested in European studies.