What is ESN ?

 
ESN (Erasmus Student Network) is one of the biggest interdisciplinary student
associations in Europe. It was born on the 16th October 1989 and legally registered in 1990 for supporting and developing student exchange.

We are present in more than 424 Higher Education Institutions from 36 countries. The network is constantly developing and expanding. We have around 12.000 active members that are in many sections supported by so called buddies mainly taking care of international students. Thus, ESN involves around 29.000 young people offering its services to around 160.000 international students every year.
In synthesis, ESN:
- works in the interest of international students
- works to improve the social and practical integration of international students
- represents the needs and rights of international students on the local, national, and international level
- provides relevant information about mobility programs
- motivates students to study abroad
- works with the reintegration of homecoming students
- contributes to the improvement and accessibility of student mobility
- cares about its members
- values volunteering and active citizenship
 
 Projects
-  ESN in Business
 The aim of the project is to form a strong bond between ESN Turkey and the    business world to promote ESN and help ESN members express the importance of    ESN Turkey when applying for a job or an internship.
-  ExchangeAbility
 There are two aims to this project and the first one is to promote the participation of  disabled students in the movement to help international students. The second aim is  to increase the number of disabled students who choose to study abroad. Thus,  ESN tries to create a comforting environment that these students are provided at  their countries.
- MeetingPoint
 The aim of the project is to create offices for ESN Sections to meet up with  international students and to give the international students a place where they can  go to whenever they have a problem or simply want to have fun. At the moment ESN Turkey has 2 MeetingPoints one in Istanbul and another in Ankara.
- SocialErasmus
 This project enables international students to work with ESN members to make the world a better place. Sections in Turkey create projects like helping children with no opportunities learn to speak English. Another example could be the Erasmus Forest project where students planted trees. Basically SocialErasmus aims to bring out simple humanistic qualities
 
 ESN TRAKYA
   Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is a volunteer, non-profit organisation that serves in 36 different countries, 427 local branches with its over 12.000 members. In this respect, ESN is helping around 160.000 students from all over Europe.
ESN Trakya is one the 26 branches of ESN Turkey. It aims to help Erasmus students that come to Turkey  and meet their needs from their arrival to departure. One of its prior missions is to help students to adapt to the city and the university and continue to their education at short notice. Besides this orientation, ESN Trakya also organises various events in which our Turkish and foreign friends socialize. Thus, it leads up to development of acculturation that is one of the main and most attractive features of Erasmus.
ESN Trakya works simultaneously with the other 25 branches in our country. It organises mutual events and helps our guest students to visit more cities that increases acculturation.
ESN Trakya also aims to support Turkish students. Since most of its members are former Erasmus students, it has a great experience and uses this experience to help Turkish students who want be an Erasmus student. It organises meetings and conferences to answer the questions about Erasmus so they can have a comfortable Erasmus period and represent our university and country in the best possible way.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for further questions with the following e-mail addresses.
ESN Trakya E-Mail Address:
ESN Trakya  President
Yekta ERDOĞAN
ykt_erdgn@hotmail.com
ESN Trakya Vice President
Furkan CENGİZOĞLU
furkancengizoglu@hotmail.com
ESN Turkey Website
 
 
 ESN METU Middle East Tech. Ankara esnmetu@esnturkey.org
ESN Ankara Ankara University Ankara esnankarauni@esnturkey.org
ESN Atilim Atilim University Ankara esnatilim@esnturkey.org
ESN Hacettepe Hacettepe University Ankara esnhacettepe@esnturkey.org
ESN Bilkent Bilkent University Ankara esnbilkent@esnturkey.org
ESN Gazi Gazi University Ankara esngazi@esnturkey.org
ESN AKDENIZ Akdeniz University Antalya esnakdeniz@esnturkey.org
ESN IBU Abant Izzet Baysal Bolu esnibu@esnturkey.org
ESN Trakya Trakya Üniversity Edirne esntrakya@esnturkey.org
ESN Firat Fırat Üniversity Elazığ esnfirat@esnturkey.org
ESN Anadolu Anadolu University Eskisehir esnanadolu@esnturkey.org
ESN-SDU Suleyman Demirel Isparta esnsdu@esnturkey.org
ESN Bogazici Bogazici University Istanbul esnbogazici@esnturkey.org
ESN Sabanci Sabancı University Istanbul esnsabanci@esnturkey.org
ESN Existanbul Istanbul University Istanbul esnexistanbul@esnturkey.org
ESN Yeditepe Yeditepe University Istanbul esnyeditepe@esnturkey.org
ESN Kultur Istanbul Kultur Uni. Istanbul esnkultur@esnturkey.org
ESN Bilgi Istanbul Bilgi Uni. Istanbul esnbilgi@esnturkey.org
ESN Galatasaray Galatasaray Uni. Istanbul esngalatasaray@esnturkey.org
ESN ITU Istanbul Technical Istanbul esnitu@esnturkey.org
ESN Bahcesehir Bahcesehir Uni. Istanbul esnbahcesehir@esnturkey.org
ESN Isik Isik University Istanbul esnisik@esnturkey.org
ESN Koc Koç University Istanbul esnkoc@esnturkey.org
ESN Kadir Has Kadir Has University Istanbul esnkadirhas@esnturkey.org
ESN Marmara Marmara University Istanbul esnmarmara@esnturkey.org
ESN-EGE Ege University Izmir esnege@esnturkey.org
ESN Cag Cag University Mersin esncag@esnturkey.org
ESN-Samsun Ondokuz Mayis Uni. Samsun esnsamsun@esnturkey.org
 
 
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