Schengen may refer to:

  • Schengen Agreement, a European treaty that provided for the removal of border controls between participating countries
  • Schengen Area, the group of European countries that have abolished border controls between each other
  • Schengen Information System, a European governmental database related to border security and law enforcement
  • Schengen, Luxembourg, the Luxembourgish village and commune nearest to where the Schengen Agreement was signed on a river-boat in the Moselle River

Other articles related to "schengen":

Schengen Area - Legal Basis - The Schengen Agreement and The Schengen Convention
... The Schengen Area originally had its legal basis outside the then European Economic Community, having been established by a sub-set of member states ... The 1990 Schengen Convention – Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement of 14 June 1985 between the Governments of the States of the Benelux Economic Union ... into the main body of European Union law by the Amsterdam Treaty, the Schengen Agreement and Convention were published in the Official Journal of the European Communities by a ...
Andorran And The Euro - Schengen
... Andorra has stayed outside the Schengen Agreement and maintains border controls with the EU ... However as travellers to Andorra have to pass through the Schengen Area, and Andorra does not issue any visas, but accepts Schengen visas, Andorra is in practice a virtual part of the ... wishing to visit Andorra need a multi-entry Schengen visa, since to leave Andorra they must enter the Schengen area a second time ...
Schengen Area - Police and Judicial Co-operation
... immigration and cross-border crime, the Schengen acquis contains compensatory police and judicial measures ... Chief among these is the Schengen Information System (SIS), a database operated by all EU and Schengen states and which by January 2010 contained in excess of 30 million entries ... The Schengen Agreement also permits police officers from one participating state to follow suspects across borders both in hot pursuit and to continue ...