Invest in Europe with European and Country Specific ETFs

List of ETFs for Europe, France, Germany, Italy Spain and the UK

World currency notes
••• Robert Clare/Taxi/Getty Images

For investors who are looking for exposure to Europe as a whole or some of the countries within the region, there are three ways to use foreign ETFs to accomplish that goal – Broad Europe ETFs, Europe country-specific ETFs or Foreign Currency ETFs.

Broad Europe ETFs

These funds focus on the region as a whole. They include companies located in multiple European countries or companies located in one country that may or may not conduct business in multiple European countries. And they can differ by market capitalization or sector.

  • ADRU - BLDRS Europe 100 ADR Index ETF
  • DBEU - db X-trackers MSCI Europe Hedged Equity Fund
  • DBSE - Deutsche X Trackers MSCI Southern Europe Hedged Equity ETF
  • DDEZ - WisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged Europe Equity Fund
  • DEZU - iShares Adaptive Currency Hedged MSCI Eurozone ETF
  • DFE - Wisdom Tree Europe SmallCap Dividend ETF
  • EPV - Ultra Short MSCI Europe ProShares ETF
  • ESR - iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Eastern Europe Index ETF
  • EUDG - WisdomTree Europe Dividend Growth Fund
  • EUDV - The ProShares MSCI Europe Dividend Growers ETF 
  • EUFN - iShares MSCI Europe Financials Sector Index Fund
  • EUSC - WisdomTree Europe Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund
  • ESTX - Source Euro Stoxx 50 ETF - Closed
  • FEP - First Trust Europe AlphaDex Fund
  • FEUZ - The First Trust Eurozone AlphaDex ETF
  • FIEE - UBS AG FI Enhanced Europe 50 ETN
  • GUR - SPDR S&P Emerging Europe ETF
  • HDEZ - Deutsche X Trackers MSCI Euro Zone High Dividend Yield Hedged Equity ETF
  • HEDJ - Wisdom Tree Europe Hedged Equity Fund
  • HEUS - iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Europe Small-Cap ETF
  • HEUV - iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility ETF
  • IEV - iShares S&P Europe 350 Index ETF
  • IFEU - iShares FTSE EPRA / NAREIT Developed Europe Index ETF
  • JPEU - JP Morgan Diversified Return Europe Equity ETF
  • OEUR - The O’Shares FTSE Europe Quality Dividend ETF
  • OEUH - The O’Shares FTSE Europe Quality Dividend Hedged ETF
  • PAEU - The Pacer Auto Pilot Hedged European Index ETF 
  • PTEU - The Pacer Trend Pilot European Index ETF
  • SBEU - ETFS Diversified Factor Developed Europe Index Fund
  • SCID - Global X Scientific Beta Europe ETF
  • STXX - The ALPS Stoxx Europe 600 ETF
  • UPV - Ultra MSCI Europe ETF
  • VGK - Vanguard European ETF

Country Specific ETFs for Countries in Europe

If you are looking to invest in an individual country in Europe, then there are ETFs to achieve that goal as well. These are specific ETFs for France, Germany, Italy Spain and the UK.

  • EWQ - iShares MSCI France Index ETF
  • BUNT - Power Shares DB 3x German Bund Futures ETN
  • BUNL - Power Shares DB German Bund Futures ETN
  • DBGR - DB X-trackers MSCI Germany Hedged Equity Fund
  • EWG - iShares MSCI Germany Index ETF
  • GERJ - Germany Small-Cap ETF
  • GGOV - ProShares German Sovereign/Sub-Sovereign ETF
  • EIRL - iShares MSCI Ireland Capped Investable Market Index ETF
  • EWI - iShares MSCI Italy Index ETF
  • GREK - Global X FTSE Greece 20 ETF
  • HGEU - ProShares Hedged FTSE Europe ETF
  • ITLT - Power Shares DB 3x Italian Treasury Bond Futures ETN
  • ITLY - Power Shares DB Italian Treasury Bond Futures ETN
  • EWP - iShares MSCI Spain Index ETF
  • EWU - iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index ETF
  • FGM - First Trust Germany AlphaDex Fund
  • FKU - First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDex Fund

And if you want to see individual ETFs for countries around the world, then feel free to peruse my list of country ETFs.

Foreign Currency ETFs for Europe

A third option for investing in Europe is utilizing foreign currency ETFs that focus on currencies like the Euro and the British Pound.

  • HEGE - Direxion Daily MSCI Europe Currency Hedged Bull 2x Shares ETF

Or to see a list of all funds that focus on foreign currencies, look no further than my list of foreign currency ETFs.

So if you’re looking to invest in Europe or countries within, you have several options. And make sure you conduct thorough research before including any of these funds in your investing strategy.