A Rights-Based approach on Volunteering

Sep 14, 2011

“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”

Did the Wall really fall?

Aug 13, 2011

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 […]

What does the new Multiannual Financial Framework mean to us?

Jul 27, 2011

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 […]

Where is our Europe?

Jul 24, 2011

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.

Internship Experience in Europe

Jun 27, 2011

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. […]

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

Jun 20, 2011

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 […]

PRES2 – 7 days of communication and public relations in a multicultural environment

May 31, 2011

The domain of communication and public relations has developed rapidly in the past decade. It represents one of the most important department in an organisation because its main purpose is to construct and promote the image of it. The domain of communication and its various forms of representation: PR, Advertising, Photo, Film, Strategy, represent at the […]

Reaction to the White Paper on Transportation

May 13, 2011

Recently, the European Commission issued the White Paper “Roadmap to a Single European Transport Area –Towards a competitive and resource efficient transport system”, outlining the strategy for transport in the EUuntil 2050 and setting ten goals for a competitive and resource efficient transport system.

Happy Birthday Europe! Still a long way to go!

May 09, 2011

61 years ago the Schuman declaration was the starting point of Europe as we know it today. Comparing the status of Europe at that moment to today, we can only be happy with the progress that has been made so far. We can only gladly cheer “Happy Birthday Europe”. However, there is still a long […]

EurPrivacy: privacy in the digital era

Apr 11, 2011

The discussion on privacy has changed rapidly in the past decade. The internet has opened a new era of communication, where a message may reach millions, surveillance is automated and invisible and governments start representing their citizens by ones and zero’s. AEGEE-Nijmegen has entered this debate by organising EurPrivacy, a two-day conference on privacy in […]