Which future for Youth?

Hard time is prospected for youth organisations after 2013. This is the feeling AEGEE-Europe had when receiving the proposal “Erasmus for All”, the new programme for youth, education, mobility, sport and culture. […]

Which future for Youth?2013-01-15T18:07:05+00:00

Because we care about our future

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 is approaching, being held next June 20-22 in Rio de Janeiro. This event is also known as Rio+20 as it marks the 20th anniversary of the Earth Summit held in Rio back in 1992. It has also been more recently tied to the slogan “The future we want”, being clearly our future at stake in social, environmental, and economic terms. […]

Because we care about our future2013-01-15T18:45:02+00:00

“Bildungsstreik” – just a German issue?

17th November, 2009. In many German cities simultaneously, colourful alliances of university students, high school students, apprentices, interested citizens and even some disguised professors march against recent developments in education policy. […]

“Bildungsstreik” – just a German issue?2013-01-15T18:57:03+00:00

General Overview of the South Caucasian Conflicts

The South Caucasus has historically been known to be a crossing point of trade roads from the Mediterranean to China and from the Baltic Sea to the Arab world. Because of its strategic position, moreover, the Caucasus was regularly the object of territorial conflicts between, inter alia, the Persian, Ottoman and Russian Empires. […]

General Overview of the South Caucasian Conflicts2013-01-16T12:12:56+00:00

A Rights-Based approach on Volunteering

“Volunteering is a right, not a privilege. A rights-based approach towards volunteering must be put in place in order to ensure quality, recognition, protection and equal access for everyone, without any kind of discrimination” […]

A Rights-Based approach on Volunteering2013-01-16T12:41:31+00:00

Did the Wall really fall?

It was 50 years ago when the Berlin Wall start being built. It was 50 years ago when Germany got divided in two. 22 years after the fall of the Wall, we can see a lot but a united Germany, a lot but a united Europe. And that makes us wonder if the Wall really fell in the souls and minds of people! […]

Did the Wall really fall?2013-01-16T13:09:41+00:00

What does the new Multiannual Financial Framework mean to us?

Just two weeks ago the European Commission presented the first draft of the Multiannual Financial Framework for the years 2014-2020. The new perspective shows that the European Commission very seriously treats the needs, goals and challenges described in the EU2020 strategy and is strongly willing to realise them. The pro-active approach of the Commission shows that the strategies presented already several months ago by Mr. Barroso might be something more than just ambitious and nicely looking promises, but can become real strategies.  […]

What does the new Multiannual Financial Framework mean to us?2012-09-27T15:18:59+00:00

Where is our Europe?

Along with our condolences to the families and friends of the victims, the Norway’s “Breivik” case shows how far we are from the creation of an open and tolerant society in Europe. AEGEE – the European Students’ Forum condemns violence. Any kind of violence. Physical or Psychological. […]

Where is our Europe?2012-09-25T14:32:10+00:00

Internship Experience in Europe

AEGEE supports the initiative of the European Youth Forum ( to improve the situation of internships in Europe. Internships should provide a learning experience for young people to facilitate successful integration into the labour market; however, there has been an increased prevalence of internships serving as precarious employment for young people—a cheap way to substitute workforce. In addition, young interns are performing tasks that do not contribute to professional development.  […]

Internship Experience in Europe2012-09-25T14:34:18+00:00

An alternative to the MBA? Masters in Management (MIM) can be studied by graduates from all disciplines and without work experience

Before the European Bologna Process, the Master of Business Administration (MBA) was the program of choice for everyone interested in postgraduate education in General Management. The MBA, however, requires a minimum professional experience of three years, even though some schools have opened their programs also to less-experienced people in the meantime. Fostered by the European Bologna Process, however, a new postgraduate Management program found proliferation in Europe: the Master in Management (MIM). As the Master of Business Administration, the MIM provides a qualification in General Management and covers important functional disciplines such as Marketing, Accounting, or Human Resources Management. Many [...]

An alternative to the MBA? Masters in Management (MIM) can be studied by graduates from all disciplines and without work experience2012-11-16T10:50:43+00:00