Do you know who is looking after the euro? What is inflation? And why is price stability important for you?
Find the answers to these questions and much more in this three-minute introduction to the role and tasks of the ECB and the Eurosystem.
Think you know the ECB and the Eurosystem? Try this quiz-based game to find out!
You’ll answer questions on the roles and tasks of the ECB, Eurosystem and European System of Central Banks. Answer them correctly and collect the Governing Council’s seven briefing documents, ahead of its meeting on the Top Floor to decide on euro area interest rates! Play
Can you keep inflation under control? You should keep it low – just under 2% – and stable.
Looking for a traineeship, graduate or PhD position at the European Central Bank? Writing a thesis on central banking or a related topic in economics? Then find more information about the bank and monetary policy on our website as well as links to our publications. Here you can also learn about the different work opportunities at the ECB and view our vacancies.
Interested in economics? Then sign up for the Generation Euro Students' Award. The competition is open to secondary school students in the euro area who want to know more about price stability, the ECB and monetary policy. The winners will attend a European award event in Frankfurt and receive a prize from the President of the ECB!
Mixing games, interactive displays, publications and an exhibition, the "Euro School" is a new concept
built on a series of educational tools.
Its goal is to increase the awareness about the euro banknotes and coins as well as their security features in an appealing and entertaining way.
This kit - aimed at teachers and young teenagers - explains the importance of price stability from an end-consumer perspective. It consists of an eight-minute video, a leaflet for students, and a booklet for teachers.
A series of ten videos on different aspects of central banking in the euro area.
The ECB aims at an inflation rate of just below 2%. How is it calculated? What influenced last month's inflation rate most?
FACTS is a series of slides and hand-outs which teachers and speakers can use to put together presentations. It gives an overview of central banking in the EU. It is for audiences who already have a basic understanding of the topic.
Browse slides and texts by topic: