The Power of Erasmus in Schools

Henry Ford once said, “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young”. Well, we happen to believe that the best teachers of this philosophy are children.Read more
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Erasmus, Culture, Volunteering, Social Inclusion, Education

How a Youth Exchange Shaped My Future

This might feel like a very personal piece, but above all it is meant to highlight the inspiration, skills, and self exploration that leaving your comfort zone can bring, whether that’s an exchange, volunteering or simply being honest with yourself.Read more
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Erasmus, Volunteering

Social Inclusion Days: For a Better World

Over 11,000 people in 27 countries all across Europe contributed to improving society during Social Inclusion Days organized by ESN this April. Are you ready to leave your mark?Read more
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Volunteering, Social Inclusion, Environment

On a Quest for the Lost Motivation

Lack of motivation is a common issue all volunteers face. However, the situation doesn’t have to be so complicated since there are multiple ways to bring back the initial excitement and joy that made us fall in love with ESN.Read more
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Volunteering

Internship Experience in ESN

I had no clue there was a possibility of doing an internship in another ESN section until I found myself among the ranks of one of the biggest and most active sections - ESN Lisboa.Read more
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Volunteering, Employability

Cooperating with other student organisations - experience diversity!

It’s never easy to get out of your comfort zone; that is what you first experienced when you decided to join ESN. But the rewards usually outweigh the challenges. So why not take on the challenge of cooperating with student organisations other than ESN?Read more
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Volunteering

Two years of ESNblog!

Already two years have passed and ESNblog keeps growing! Thank you for reading and supporting the Voice of the Erasmus Generation!Read more
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Volunteering

The New Dawn - AGM Costa Brava

It’s been a few days since we said goodbye to the sunny Costa Brava and left it with a heavy heart. Humming the melody of Mahna Mahna and finding Swiss chocolate in every corner of our luggage we are here to tell you the final story of AGM Costa Brava.Read more
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Volunteering

Young Leaders Shaping the World of Tomorrow - AGM Costa Brava

There is no growth without change. Meet the candidates that rose to the challenge and ran for the International Board.Read more
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Volunteering

ESN Logo: the Past, Present and Future - AGM Costa Brava

The story behind the visual identity update of the largest student organisation in Europe.Read more
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Volunteering

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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?
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If we don’t change, we don’t grow. When people tell me that I have changed a lot, I know it is mostly because of the things I have learnt during Erasmus.
This is not something you normally hear. People don’t like to say that they have depression and those that have it don’t go on Erasmus. Right? Wrong. Very wrong. I did it. And you can do it too. It’s all about knowing how to do so.
Have you ever wondered if any famous people went on the same journey as you? Lived through similar adventures? Well, wonder no more. It’s time to take a walk through the Erasmus+ Hall of Fame!
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Going abroad implies temporarily feeling misplaced. My journey helped me overcome culture shock and accept that this feeling renews every time I move. Whether it’s your first time living abroad or your 99th, this article is for you.
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I bet you’d never thought a group of internationals could be a dedicated squad of baby-sitters. Find out about how one baby, born while her parents were Erasmus Mundus students, turned an entire Master’s group into an international family.

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