Erasmus in One Suitcase

We all have been there - struggling with packing all our belongings before heading out on Erasmus. How much time have we spent wondering: “am I going to use this?” ...maybe it is about time to make more space for memories and less for objects.Read more
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Erasmus, Travels

Five Years of ESNblog

This month, the ESNblog celebrates its fifth anniversary! We’ve had ups and downs and even in a very complicated year, we never stopped writing. From the ESNblog team, here are the top 5 most-read articles of the year.Read more
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Erasmus, Volunteering

Erasmus Shaped Every Step I Took in Life

Four years after my first Erasmus, I can trace the biggest decisions of my life back to the moment I made the decision to go on a student exchange. And I’m forever grateful.Read more
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Erasmus

Section in the Spotlight - ESN Uni Wien

What makes our section really special is the atmosphere of support and encouragement. (...) I got this team spirit when I joined the section and found it the most captivating. Your ideas, feedback... that’s all welcome.Read more
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Erasmus, Culture, Volunteering

15 staycation ideas to fall in love with your local region

It’s spring, we’re desperate to get away, but it still doesn’t look like international travel will happen anytime soon. But don’t worry!Read more
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Erasmus, Travels, Culture

Fall in Love with Yourself During Erasmus

From an early age, everyone teaches us that it is important to be kind and to treat others with respect and understanding. They teach us not to raise our voices, to remain calm, and not to pour out our anger on others.Read more
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Erasmus

Skills Gained from Volunteering in ESN

Volunteering not only gives you friends for life, but also unknowingly equips you for job interviews and prepares you for the scary ‘real world’. Here are the most common skills from volunteering you’ve most likely developed without realising!Read more
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Erasmus, Culture, Volunteering

From a "magic email" to an ESC in a Pandemic

Doing an ESC in the middle of a pandemic is not for everyone, but I’m proof that it can be a life-changing learning experience if you go into it without high expectations and with a flexible attitude. Read more
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Erasmus, Travels, Culture, Volunteering

Tips to Avoid Culture Shock

Culture shock is never easy to grasp. We come from different backgrounds, regions, countries and ethnic groups. Read more
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Erasmus, Culture

I’m Going Through a Pandemic, What’s Next?

Having lived an unusual year, it’s time to set up new goals and embrace the new opportunities that may be waiting for us around the corner.Read more
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Erasmus, Travels

How Erasmus Helped Me to Find My Career

Throughout my school years, I was a classic essay-based subjects student. I loved researching, reading and planning before distilling and expressing my thoughts.Read more
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Erasmus, Employability

How to Handle Sharing Space for the First Time Ever

Dorms. They come in all shapes and sizes, and all you have to do is find the right one for you. Not everyone can handle dorm life; it’s a specific subculture of shared living that forces people to cohabitate, usually in too-close-for-comfort conditions.Read more
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Erasmus

Top takeout places to treat yourself in lockdown

Nothing beats eating out in a restaurant or going out for a few drinks, but considering the current global situation, takeout is the way forward. Read more
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Erasmus, Travels, Culture

Women that changed my life

Today (8/03) is the day we celebrate women. We celebrate the suffragettes that fought for our rights. We celebrate Simone de beauvoir, Angela Davis, Frida Kahlo, Malala Yousafzai, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Read more
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Erasmus

How to Become a Member of The Local Community During Your Erasmus

Feeling like belonging to a local community is out of your reach? Being on Erasmus is not always a piece of cake. Especially when you don’t know the language of the country where you’re going. Here are some tips that can change that!Read more
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Erasmus, Travels, Culture

Student bars in Europe for a great night out (that won’t hurt your wallet)

Enjoying a city’s nightlife is one of the key factors of studying abroad for many people, so finding the best student bars in your new city should be high on your Erasmus bucket list.Read more
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Erasmus, Travels, Culture

Post-Erasmus Depression and How to Handle it

Post-Erasmus Depression is something that is not talked about as much as it should be. Going on (or coming back from) exchange is terrifying, but even now there are ways to see the benefits of it and how you’ve grown as a human being!Read more
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Erasmus, Travels, Culture

Multicultural Love On Script

I was looking for a movie that represented both romance and the mobility aspect, so when I stumbled upon this masterpiece, I knew I had to write about it. It is a film about taking a chance and embracing life as it is - as an adventure.Read more
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Travels, Culture

UK’s departure from the Erasmus+ programme

The UK government’s decision to abandon the Erasmus+ programme is disappointing news for many people, but even ignoring the emotional aspect, it still strikes me as an odd, illogical choice.Read more
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Erasmus, Culture

Lessons Learned in 2020

They say that if it did not work out, it is a lesson learned. Considering how many things did not work out, there is a lot to learn.Read more
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Social Inclusion

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We all have been there - struggling with packing all our belongings before heading out on Erasmus. How much time have we spent wondering: “am I going to use this?” ...maybe it is about time to make more space for memories and less for objects.
Categories: 
This month, the ESNblog celebrates its fifth anniversary! We’ve had ups and downs and even in a very complicated year, we never stopped writing. From the ESNblog team, here are the top 5 most-read articles of the year.
Categories: 
Four years after my first Erasmus, I can trace the biggest decisions of my life back to the moment I made the decision to go on a student exchange. And I’m forever grateful.
What makes our section really special is the atmosphere of support and encouragement. (...) I got this team spirit when I joined the section and found it the most captivating. Your ideas, feedback... that’s all welcome.
Categories: 
It’s spring, we’re desperate to get away, but it still doesn’t look like international travel will happen anytime soon. But don’t worry!
Categories: 
From an early age, everyone teaches us that it is important to be kind and to treat others with respect and understanding. They teach us not to raise our voices, to remain calm, and not to pour out our anger on others.

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