How to create an EU Login account

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In 2022, the European Commission's School Education Gateway and eTwinning platforms will merge into the European School Education Platform; all the content and services will be under one roof. The European School Education Platform will be accessible via EU Login, the European Commission's user authentication service. This tutorial will guide you through creating your EU Login account, which allows authorised users to access a wide range of Commission web services using a single email address and password.

Please note that you will only be able to use the EU Login for the European School Education Platform once it is launched. In the meantime, please continue using your current account to log into the eTwinning and School Education Gateway platforms.

Create an EU Login account

If you don’t have EU Login yet, click here to create a new account.

Fill in all the information in the form.

Important! To synchronise the account for the European School Education Platform with the account for eTwinning/School Education Gateway, when creating an EU Login account, you must provide the same email address used when registering for eTwinning/School Education Gateway. See below for how to check which email is used in your account.

Click on "Create an account" to proceed.

Create an account

If the form is completed correctly, you will receive a confirmation email in your inbox. If you cannot find the email, check the spam folder.

Click on the link in the email or copy and paste it into the address bar of your browser.

You can now set a password for your EU Login account.

The email address cannot be changed at this stage.

When you are done, click on “Submit”.

Create an account

For users with an existing EU Login account

If you already have an EU Login account, you don’t need to create a new one.

However, you should confirm that the email address in your EU Login account is the same as in your eTwinning/School Education Gateway account.

If the email addresses are not the same, here are instructions on how to update the email address connected to your eTwinning/School Education Gateway account.

To change the email for eTwinning or to check it:

To change the email for School Education Gateway or to check it:

  • Log into School Education Gateway with your account
  • Go to “My profile” (by clicking on your name)
  • Click “Edit profile”, make the changes, and click “Save”.

How to log in with EU Login?

Please note that you will only be able to use EU Login for the European School Education Platform once it is launched.

In the meantime, you can try out your new EU Login account for one of these other EU platforms. The email address and password for logging into these platforms is always your own EU Login. However, you might be asked to create a profile there when you visit for the first time:

Further information

To find more detailed information about EU Login, please see the Frequently Asked Questions here (under “I don't work for a European institution”).

If after reading the instructions, you have a problem with EU Login, you may register an incident by contacting the EU Login External Support by email: EU-LOGIN-EXTERNAL-SUPPORT@ec.europa.eu. For more information visit this page.

If you have a problem with your eTwinning account, please contact the National Support Organisation of your country.

If you have a problem with your School Education Gateway account, please contact the School Education Gateway helpdesk.