Greetings from Romania, with Love and Stereotypes

If you’ve ever been displeased with the stereotypes connected to your nation, you should give this article a read. This is a light-hearted story about how nationality changes the way people perceive us, while also influencing how we perceive other people.Read more
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Erasmus, Culture, Social Inclusion

You Grow When You Struggle

Sometimes we just feel like we need a change. To shake up the status quo. To challenge ourselves. Like I did, when I went on Erasmus to work as a language assistant for children.Read more
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Erasmus

#MobilityIsMyLifestyle: Part 2 - Edinburgh

If you are looking for a city with beautiful gothic architecture, historical sights, breathtaking museums and even a few witches roaming the cobbled streets, look no further: Edinburgh is the place for you!Read more
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Travels, Culture

The Causes of ESN

ESN’s mission is to represent international students, but it can be done in many ways. Would you like to better understand ESN’s scope of work? Then this article is just for you!Read more
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Culture, Volunteering, Social Inclusion, Health, Education, Employability, Environment

#MobilityIsMyLifestyle: Part 1 - Copenhagen

Let me introduce you to a pocket-sized fairytale, a city small enough to cycle from one end to the other in twenty minutes, but large enough to offer you bundles of new ideas, sights, designs and cuisine.Read more
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Travels, Culture

Why Volunteering Enriches Your Erasmus

The preconception of Erasmus is that you revamp yourself abroad because you’re in a brand new place. This rebirth could also include volunteering. But why should you volunteer on your break from real life?Read more
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Erasmus, Volunteering

How Much Is Your Erasmus?

Going on an exchange may be a costly business. Will you be able to keep up with your normal routine? I asked two students from different countries to break down their budget to shed some light on this question.Read more
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Erasmus

European Elections: Shaping Our Future

We are the Erasmus Generation. We have seen the power that lies in taking the first step to shape a future for ourselves. On May 26th, it’s time to take a leap for the generations to come. It’s the time to prove our strength in unity.Read more
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Culture

What’s your order? - Erasmus

Complete strangers from three different continents meet in a cafe in Istanbul and become friends. How come? Read this article to find out!Read more
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Erasmus, Culture

Finding a New Home on Erasmus

Erasmus can help you find new friends and create unforgettable memories, but have you ever thought that it can also give you a new place that you can call home?Read more
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Erasmus

Celebrating what brings us together

AGM Thessaloniki, part threeRead more
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Erasmus, Volunteering

Paving our way to the future

AGM Thessaloniki, part twoRead more
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Erasmus, Volunteering

The meeting of the Erasmus generation

AGM Thessaloniki, part one Read more
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Erasmus, Volunteering

Why You Should Never Choose a Job Over Your Youth

We work to live not live to work. While it might seem tempting to start a paid job as early as possible to become financially independent, you should ask yourself is it really worth it? What are the costs of such a decision? Find out reading this article!Read more
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Erasmus, Volunteering, Education, Employability

The Environmental Drive of the Erasmus Generation

For our generation, climate change is one of the most pressing concerns we’re facing. The good news is, we can take action fighting it. Even when on an exchange!Read more
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Erasmus, Environment

SocialErasmus+: A Powerful Beginning

SocialErasmus+ is all about taking a step further, making the Erasmus generation greater and stronger. If you are wondering how, follow my train of thoughts. Read more
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Erasmus, Volunteering, Social Inclusion, Education

Three years of ESNblog!

We are getting older but the youthful spirit remains! Thank you for reading and supporting the Voice of the Erasmus Generation!Read more
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Erasmus, Culture

Roads to Erasmus

Fascinated by how Erasmus united different people, I decided to ask some friends if they remember the way it all started for them. Every path that led to Erasmus is unique - these are some of them. Read more
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Erasmus

Yo Soy Bisexual - Coming Out On Erasmus

Coming out on an exchange semester is actually something most of us who go on Erasmus experience - probably not in the same way. If you let it, it will kick you far out from your comfort zone, but I promise you’ll love it. Read more
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Erasmus, Culture, Social Inclusion

5 Mental Health Tips for Erasmus Students

Going on Erasmus is depicted as something that only mentally healthy people can afford since they don’t have their brain on the way to be able to do things. You have to be generally happy to go on Erasmus. But, is this actually true?Read more
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Erasmus, Health

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For the normal student who doesn’t even think of going on Erasmus, an exchange programme comes with a couple of prejudices and stereotypes. I’m here to break them down to you and show you what Erasmus is really about.
The buddy friendship is the amazing outcome that remains when you decide to offer part of your time to a complete stranger.
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Flowers, sweets, and cards are not as warm and fuzzy as you think...
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Erasmus is the best time of our lives, but we all know that it ends fast. Technology is a lifesaver these days, but this is not the only way to remember our time abroad. Here are some (very) basic ideas to start your journal, which you can keep forever!
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Going on an exchange is not all sugar, spice and everything nice. It can actually be a stressful time. Below are the main sources of stress and anxiety which could occur during your exchange and some advice on how to cope with them.
Making exchange students feel at home and turning a team into a family are ESN Marmara's areas of expertise.

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