As ESNcard holder you will benefit from a 20% discount on the already reduced student price when subscribing to The Economist, plus a copy of Intelligent Life for free!

The Economist sets a different standard. As the next generation of opinion leaders, it's important you stay up-to-date on what's happening around the globe. Each week, The Economist spans everything from European and world news, politics, business and finance, science, technology and the arts.

Available in print-only, digital-only or as a print and digital package, you have the opportunity to enjoy The Economist's stimulating debate, intelligent insight and genuine quality however you wish whether you're at home, at university or travelling. And now digital subscriptions also include The Economist Espresso, its daily app for smartphones.

Go beyond the headlines, to get the bigger global picture. Subscribe to The Economist today! 

As an ESNcard holder, you can take advantage of this preferential offer and save 20% on the already reduced annual student subscription rate. You will also receive one copy of Intelligent Life, the bi-monthly lifestyle magazine from The Economist as a gift.

To get your discounted subscription follow the next steps:

Click in the red button above.
Choose the format you prefer (digital, printed or both).
Subscribe to the pre-existing introductory offer of 12 weeks for €20 - make sure the page where you are doing it has the ESN logo at the top!
Done! Your 20% discount will be applied to the rest of your subscription as soon as your 12 weeks introductory offer ends.

*Click here to see the full Terms and Conditions of the offer.

Have you heard the newest "tea" yet? The biggest international students camp in Lithuania is back for a new season!
"What's that?", you may ask. ESN Lithuania's ESCAPE Camp, of course!

It's a perfect 3 day getaway (or "grand ESCAPE" as some people call it) to the oasis of calm and freedom that is Lithuanian countryside, forests and lakes.

BASIC INFORMATION:
Date: 17-19 of May
Place: Guosta
Price: 80 Eur (75 Eur with ESNcard); T-shirt +10 Eur.

WHAT IS INCLUDED?
Meals (2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners)
Accomodation for 2 nights
Transportation  from Vilnius and Kaunas is included (Klaipeda and Šiauliai students please contact us for more details)
Various activities.

During this "grand ESCAPE" you will get a chance to experience numerous Lithuanian summer activities (YES, summer in Lithuania actually exists) such as orientation games, various sports, yoga, Lithuanian sauna, water bicycles and so many more! And let's not leave out the nightlife that, even though will take place in the same oasis of peacefulness, will be anything BUT calm. The evening menu will be serving fresh DJs, up and coming bands, campfire and, rumors have it, might turn into the party of your life!

Registration: http://esnlithuania.org/content/escape-international-students-camp-2019

More information will be posted very soon so keep yourself updated and don't miss the ultimate Lithuanian Erasmus experience that will take place on the 17-19th of May, on a sunny lake shore, surrounded by the most beautiful treasures of our country's nature !

If you have any questions write us an email: [email protected]

Date: 
17/05/2019 to 19/05/2019
Address: 
Lithuania

Tomorrowland joins forces with ESN to offer special tickets for international students

 

Erasmus Student Network (ESN) partners up with Tomorrowland, one of the biggest music festivals in the world, to offer special ticket sales with pre-sale prices and unique moments to unite at the festival to the international students.

Brought together by shared values of unity in diversity, respect and solidarity, ESN and Tomorrowland have an exciting year ahead. In 2019, ESN celebrates its 30th Anniversary while the Tomorrowland festival turns 15. Now they join forces to offer a special sales moment of tickets which in the previous years have been sold out within minutes. It’s time for the Erasmus Generation to join the People of Tomorrow!

Learn more about the offer

This special offer is available to all ESNcard holders and will allow them to buy up to two tickets for the pre-sale price before the start of official sales.

To get the tickets, international students should

  1. Get an ESNcard at one of the 520+ sections all over Europe*
  2. Register the ESNcard on ESNcard.org
  3. Create a Tomorrowland Erasmus Account from 14.01, 17:00 CET until 24.01, 17:00 CET**
  4. Buy the ticket from 25.01, 17:00 CET until 30.01, 17:00 CET or while the stock lasts - hurry up!***
  5. Bring the ESNcard to Tomorrowland!
     

The available tickets are:

  • Full Madness Pass €249
  • Magnificent Greens Package €321
  • Magnificent Greens 1P Tent Package €422
  • Magnificent Greens 2P Tent Package €795
     

Additionally, special Treasure Case is available for €11,50 (Shipped to Belgium), €18,50 (Shipped to Europe) & €27 (Shipped Worldwide).
 

*ESNcard is available to current international students or trainees & ESN volunteers. See esncard.org/faqto make sure you’re eligible for one.

**(Make sure that the information on your Tomorrowland Account and ESNcard.org matches exactly. Otherwise we won't be able to validate them!)

***You will find your ticket link in at the special Erasmus page in your Tomorrowland Account. First in, first served applies. Be aware tickets are limited.


Tomorrowland is an electronic dance music festival held in Boom, Belgium since 2005. The attendance of the festival reaches up to 400,000 people, which makes it one of the biggest music events worldwide. Endorsed by United Nations Secretary Ban Ki-moon and composer Hans Zimmer, the festival promotes the value of unity in diversity and respect.  It stretches over 2 weekends and usually sells out in minutes, bringing the world’s best-known DJs together to create one incredible show. In 2019, Tomorrowland will take place between 19 and 28 of July.

Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is the biggest student association in Europe. Present at over 1000 Higher Education Institutions, it unites over 500 local associations in 39 countries. More than 13,000 volunteers take care of international colleagues under the motto “Students helping students”. ESN works for the creation of a more mobile and flexible education environment by supporting and developing the student exchange from different levels, and providing an intercultural experience.
 

For more information, please visit tomorrowland.esncard.org

 

Dalyvavai, o gal vis dar dalyvauji Erasmus+ mainų ar praktikos programoje? Pasidalink su mumis savo gražiausiomis ir įsimintiniausiomis akimirkomis projektui My Erasmus Moment!

  • Išsirink nuotrauką iš savo Erasmus mainų laikotarpio, kuri tavo manymu reprezentuotų šalį ar miestą, kuriame buvai/esi pagal Erasmus+ mainų/praktikos programą. Tai gali būti pastatai, maistas, tradicijos ar kita.
  • Įkelk nuotrauką į Facebook ar Instagram su žymėmis #MyErasmus #MomentOfErasmus. Nepamiršk pažymėti Erasmus Student Network Lithuania (Facebook) arba @esn_lithuania (Instagram).
  • Papasakok mums apie savo mainus! Nurodyk šalį ir miestą, laiką bei prisiminimą, susijusį su pasirinkta nuotrauka.
     

Sąlygos

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Been on Erasmus+ exchange/internship programme or still participating in one? Submit your most precious and most memorable moments for the project My Erasmus Moment!

  • Pick one photo that in your opinion best represents the country or the city of your Erasmus+ programme. It can be monuments, food, traditions, etc.
  • Upload it on Facebook or Instagram with hashtags #MyErasmus #MomentOfErasmus. Don't forget to tag Erasmus Student Network Lithuania (Facebook) or @esn_lithuania (Instagram).
  • Tell us more about your exchange programme! Mention the country, city, period of exchange and the story/memory of the chosen picture.


Requirements

Date: 
05/11/2018 - 10:00 to 30/11/2018 - 23:30

Summer Camp is an informal training event organized for the ESN members from 3 Buddy countries - ESN Lithuania, ESN Poland and ESN Czech Republic. During the event participants will attend various training sessions, team-building and sport activities as well as present their countries during the Eurodinner and share their best practices in an informal way.

---> Place: Kaunas, Lithuania 
---> Date: 22nd -25th June 2017;
---> Spots: 85 in total - 45 for ESN Poland, 20 for ESN Czech Republic, 20 for ESN Lithuania;
---> Localtion: http://www.sadauskusodyba.lt/

---> Price : 60 EUR

Registration: http://www.esnlithuania.org/content/summer-camp-registration

Contacts : Abhiyaan Malhotra : +370 60299532 ; Algeda Šinušaitė : +370 63612383
Email: [email protected]

Date: 
22/06/2017 - 09:00 to 25/06/2017 - 12:00
Address: 
Lithuania

Every year Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is having a lot of meetings where members of this network are coming together to discuss on current matters, share their best practices and make decisions in order to run our Network better. One of this type of meetings is Central European Platform (CEP )in which the delegates from 8 countries from the regions are representing their sections and countries.

 

This year from 27th to 30th of October Lithuanian delegation led by ESN Lithuania National Representative Inesa Cvetkova and ESN Lithuania Projects and Events Manager Indre Engelkyte represented Lithuania in CEP 2016 Pecs, Hungary. The delegation consisted of 18 members from the sections of different higher education institutions of Lithuania.

 

A lot of topics related with the events, projects, problems or new ideas and the network itself were discussed during this annual meeting. Participants had a chance to attend different workshops and small sessions related to their positions in the network or according to participants’ interests. During Meet Your Colleagues session everyone had a chance to meet people from different sections that are having same positions, for example meeting with Presidents and LRs, or Vice Presidents, or Events Coordinators etc. and to see how other colleagues are dealing with struggles or sharing experience.

 

During Regional Platform in Pecs sections voted for the ESN Showcase project in which the sections are showing their best practices. This year’s winner of this project among Central European sections was ESN CULS Prague with their best practice "My Section" - an IT tool for pairing international and local students.

 

Another very important matter for Lithuania during this platform was ESN Lithuania’s candidacy for CEP 2017. After an intense voting ESN Lithuania was elected to host CEP 2017 in Vilnius with the votes of 117 out of 120.

 

CEP Pecs 2016 was an interesting event for the delegation. We have made a lot of new friends from different sections, and also we got a chance to get to know each other and ESN Lithuania network better.

 

Written by Dovilė Zujevaitė

 

All the sections of ESN Lithuania join their forces to make experience of exchange students in Lithuania unforgettable with the combination of a festival and a summer camp – ESCAPE Erasmus Student Camp.

All these days will be full of various activities: orientation games, sports, art workshops, games, brain battle, live music bands, DJ and more. We all know that weather in Lithuania is unpredictable but even that will not be able to make a change on the mood because all of the equipment for the planned activities can be quickly adapted to weather conditions – sun or rain, everybody is provided with the space for having lots of fun.

Not convinced yet? All weekend long nobody has to think about getting to places, finding a bed to sleep or food to eat. Reserved buses will go from the biggest Lithuanian cities to the place of ESCAPE. There are no luxurious hotels but living conditions are respective with the rooms for various size of people groups so everyone gets their own bed and personal space. For your convenience, breakfast, lunch and dinner are also included.

You can buy your tickets here.

Date: 
23/09/2016 - 10:00 to 25/09/2016 - 21:00
Price: 
65 € - 75 €

BRUSSELS, Belgium – April 1st 2015 – With the growing demand of the young generation to move both abroad and within their own countries, the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) and Hostelling International (HI) have decided to join forces, helping young travellers discover new places, learn about new cultures and gain experience through affordable and quality travel opportunities.  

“I am very pleased with this new partnership. We share similar values.” says Angela Braasch-Eggert, President of HI. “Hostelling International stands for inclusivity, learning and understanding other people and their cultures, and is concerned with a sustainable future for young people. We look forward to working together.”


Both HI and ESN believe that mobility is the key to personal development.  “The partnership between ESN and HI can be called a ‘perfect match’. The vision of Hostelling International as a membership organisation with a network of accommodation providers for mobile young people matches 100% with ours. Going abroad is about meeting other people and experiencing different cultures. I am extremely happy that we start this partnership and give all ESNcard holders the possibility to be part of the HI community.” says Stefan Jahnke, President of ESN.

What’s in it for international students? All 130,000 ESNcard holders from the next academic year will be able to  benefit from a free year-long HI membership and discounts in nearly 4,000 quality HI hostels in 91 countries around the globe. Furthermore, with the ESNcard students can access thousands of discounted hostel beds in 38 European countries and the opportunity to participate in cultural events, trips and parties organised by ESN all year-round. The ESNcard can be purchased at any of the local ESN associations around Europe.

With the European Commission’s ambition of 20% of higher education students having had a study or training period abroad by 2020 the first step to be taken is allowing young people to move, explore the world and feel confident doing it. From today, HI and ESN together make travelling easier and more affordable than ever before.


ESN says HI to the World! Will you?

Specialized educational fair of foreign education "Days of International Education 2015" held in Lithuania since 2005. Over the years the exhibition has become widely regarded as one of the most popular activities among school children and adults, managers and leading specialists from various companies and organizations, including secondary schools and universities. Visitors of the exhibition have a unique opportunity to meet face-to-face with the world-renowned representatives of high schools and colleges, universities and language centers and choose a suitable training programme in Switzerland, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Canada, France, Austria , Russia and other countries of the world: language camps, foreign language courses, secondary, vocational and higher education. Main objective of the exhibition is to guide you to success in today's global world through quality education and knowledge of foreign languages.

Admission to the exhibition is free.

Venue - Radisson Blue Hotel Lietuva.

More information about the fair:  www.balticcouncil.lt

 

Date: 
12/03/2015 - 11:00 to 18:00
Price: 
Free

Erasmus Student Network has an opportunity to meet only once a year. Only 3 letters, standing for 641 people, 4 days and the most important event of ESN in general. It is AGM or Annual General Meeting, which was organized already for the 25th time in the history of the organization. This year it took over the city of Milan, Italy from the 3rd to 7th of April.

This time ESN Lithuania in the event was presented by 15 members of the network, representing 10 sections and National Board of Lithuania.

While most of the participants were just packing, National Representatives and special guests were already present in the pre-CNR, which this time has resulted into the growth of network since the 37th country was accepted. From now on ESN Russia is a part of the family.

While pre-CNR was closed and NRs were counting their first days and nights without sleep, cars, busses and plains were bringing hundreds of ESNers from the various corners of Europe to Milan, which at least for 4 days has become European capital of youth.

Thursday, 3rd of April

The first official day of AGM Milano 2014 was opened by Italian minister of Education Stefania Giannini, president of ESN Italy Carlo Bitetto, head of the AGM OC Lorenzo Campini and our dear president of ESN International Stefan Jahnke with wishes to “stay hungry. Stay foolish” and reach for more international experience. After ceremony at Arena Civica was closed and wishes for the fruitful meeting was shared, streets of the city were flooded by ESN Flag Parade, where each country presented their country by dressing up in the colors of their flag. Nonetheless, marching in the streets of Milan was not the purpose, this time ESNers have set a goal for themselves, which was to hug the Duomo di Milano. Symbolizing Europe unifying at the very heart of Milan the goal was successfully achieved. Rest of the day offered a chance to better get to know each other or revive old friendships before plenaries of the AGM have started.

Friday, 4th of April

Schedule of AGM from the beginning promised tough days – waking up at 7 am and having plenaries started at 8:30 am already. Day one has started with the presentations of ESN partners. Italo trains, Generator hostels and FIAT took the stage for few hours. Afterwards the real fun began with the activity reports of the International Board, which were followed by presentation of the recent changes in Erasmus+ program given by representatives of European Commission Runa Vigdis Gudmarsdottir and Daphne Scherer.

After the lunch Flagship project for the year 2014 was presented. New initiative Mov’in Europe will promote mobility as a lifestyle, through the engagement of ambassadors in local, national and international activities. Afterwards the time came to listen to the presentations of candidates to the new IB. Stefan Jahnke and Jesús Escrivà Munyoz as the candidates for the President and Dominique Montagnese, Evagelos Tsoumas as for the Vice-President. Plenaries were closed at 8 pm and participants were invited to enjoy each other’s company and cultures at the Eurodinner in the “Karma” club.

Saturday, 5th of April

Starting from the morning presentations of the candidates to the IB continued with Jonathan Jelves for the position of Treasurer, Robert Klimacki and Cristina Gavrila for the position of Communication Manager and Adam Farnik for the position of Web Project Administrator. Afterwards Ankara and Thessaloniki presented their candidacies for organizing the upcoming AGM as well as Vilnius, Plodiv and Barcelona applying to organize the upcoming Council of National Delegates.

Second half of the day was dedicated to the infomarket with the Higher Education Institutions from 37 countries of Europe represented by ESNers themselves. Event gave a perfect chance for ESNers as well as local students to better get to know the opportunities of continuing studies in the country abroad. Workshops were organized at the same time offering the possibility to better get to know the organization and projects or initiatives related to it. As well as how to use other opportunities offered by European Union.

Saturday was coming to an end and this time ESNers had an exclusive opportunity to finish the day while relaxing in the Aquaworld together with local Erasmus students.

Sunday, 6th of April

The last day of AGM has started with the presentations of 5 international committees of ESN and numerous other projects ESN lives with these days. 5 min dedicated to the Alumni Report and 12 min for our commercial partners, followed by election of the OCs with the amazing results following, that this December ESN international will gather in our capital Vilnius, because ESN VGTU with Indrė Kasiliauskaitė in front got a chance to organize CND Vilnius 2014! While Lithuania is already preparing to host around 120 ESNers this December, Ankara is preparing to welcome more than 700 ESNers next spring while organizing AGM Ankara 2015.

After getting to know places for the future events the most exciting part of the event started with the election of the new International Board. After minutes of waiting and tension in the room huge applauses were dedicated to the new IB of Erasmus Student Network for 2014-2015:

President – Stefan Jahnke, ESN Sweden

Vice-President – Dominique Montagnese, ESN France

Treasurer – Jonathan Jelves, ESN Sweden

Communication Manager – Robert Klimacki, ESN Poland

WPA – Adam Farnik, ESN Slovakia

Official part was already over, but day still had a lot to offer with Gala dinner waiting. This time organized in the Bocconi University, dinner has offered not only 3 course Italian dinner, but also STARawards of the very best ones of the network, including ESN KTU, which were noticed for having 3rd best logo in the entire network.

After all these days, awarding the best ones and making final photos the time came to close the event. AGM Milano 2014 was over, but it will definitely stay forever in the hearts of nearly 700 hundred ESNers, who left home with passion in their eyes and huge motivation to work for the beautiful tomorrow of the organization.

by Sandra Baltkojytė, ESN LT Communication Manager

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