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What do we do?


Our work can be gathered under a common name - 6 causes of ESN which are:

  • culture
  • education & youth
  • environmental sustainability
  • health and well-being
  • skills & employability
  • social inclusion


What do we work on?

  • creating a more flexible and mobile education environment
  • social integration of international students
  • representing the needs of international students locally, nationally and internationally
  • providing information about mobility programmes and endorsing mobility
  • supporting volunteering and active citizenship



What are our values?

  • students helping students - volunteering for the benefit of others
  • unity in diversity, diversity in unity -  different backgrounds share a common goal
  • fun in friendship and respect - enjoying relations based on respect
  • international dimension of the life - open-minded, mobile, breaking borders, cultural enrichment
  • love for Europe as an area of peace and cultural exchange - cultural richness of Europe
  • openness with tolerance - understanding, accepting, and learning from others
  • cooperation in the integration - holistic view towards internationality


Who do we do it for?

  • Homecoming students or the students who are returning from their exchange are being supported in the reintegration process in their home countries by their local sections by keeping contact with an international environment.
  • ESN also provides advice and gives suggestions to all outgoing students who will be exchange students using our wide network.
  • The main focus of ESN is placed on current exchange students, who often face problems in their new environment. Therefore, ESN works to improve the social, practical, and academic integration of international students.


How do we do it?

  • This is mainly done through activities in the local sections, which include cultural and social events such as trips to different places within the country, movie nights, language projects, international food festivals and last, but not least, parties.
  • Many sections have introduced ESNbuddy systems, which help the international students mainly in academic and practical integration.
  • By operating in three different levels (local, national, and international) we represent the needs and rights of international students.
  • ESN also provides relevant information and encourages the future exchange students to gain the international experience and relevant insight to different cultures.


Why do we do it?

  • "Mobility is a lifestyle!" and we believe that mobility experience shapes European citizenship, improves opportunities, broadens horizons and enhances multicultural understanding.
  • We believe we are the right Network for people to address these issues because we have experienceknowledgereal-life mobility experience and can take a different approach than ones that institutions offer.