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14/06/1985 Schengen Agreement is signed

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How the Schengen area was created - BBC News

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Schengen Area: History, Facts and Benefits

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What is the Schengen Agreement_ _ Made in Germany

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Schengen Agreement: a 20-year success story of European Integration

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Schengen Area Information | Schengen Countries | Schengen Visa

The Schengen Agreement is the treaty which led to the creation of Europe's Schengen Area where internal border checks have largely been abolished. It was signed near the town of Schengen, Luxembourg, by five of the ten member states of what was then called the European Economic Community.