AEGEE is the biggest interdisciplinary student organisation with more than 200 locals
in university cities.
Every AEGEE local organize events for other local members to join. If you become a
member of an AEGEE local you can learn all about other locals. There are plenty of
activities as summer and winter universities, conferances about all possible topics,
thematical events, local vacations, environmental, public relations, advertising,
politics, human rights, telecommunication and many courses.
More than 300 events are organized every year. You can check out
www.aegee.org/events! These activites are all organized by students and also for
students and creats AEGEE spirit.
AEGEE is not a travel agency. Students organize events purposing to improve
European awareness, breaking prejudices, provide young people to visit Europe and
taking place in the Future of Europe. Over 15000 students organize all these
AEGEE is a student union, independent, non-profit and non-politic organization. Has
no connections with EU. There isn’t any national structuring to remove borders in
Future Europe. All locals connected to AEGEE-Europe.
ps: To become a member being between age of 18-35, university student, graduated
or academic personal and to become a member of AEGEE-Eskisehir visiting Anadolu
Üniversitesi Öğrenci Merkezi are required.
History of AEGEE
AEGEE never supports any political opinion but there are aims at society and desirable Europe which
To create Europe by overcoming obstacles, hostility, subsequent borders and assumed diversities.
To work for definition and understanding of European culture and civilizations and popularize
European consciousness among teenagers.
To Synthesise European upper identity through respect regional specialities and cultural differences.
To work for more practicable usage of freedom, democracy, human rights, tolerance and rule of law.
To spread education as fundamental right.
While shaping Europe’s today and future to know, support all cultures inside and besides Europe.
To achieve peace by supporting creativty and improvement, protecting environment and making
effort on helping deprived nations
AEGEE, assign focus points in strategic plan every 3 years and works suitable with
these focus points. According to strategic plan 2014-2017 focus points are:
AEGEE's Main Field of Study:
AEGEE organizes many international and local events in these working fields.
Conferences, symposiums and seminars:
AEGEE organises conferances, symposiums and seminars about environment,
education, international relations, human rights, culture, economics, law, science etc.
AEGEE determines Project subjects and works on them. These works will be
publicised through conferances, symposiums, field researchs and publications.
AEGEE as a NGO is doing lobby activities to mold public opinion and inform decision
makers as being representative of European youth.
Through these summertime and mostly 15-day events, getting youth together with
different culture, different mother tongue, different perspective and getting to know
languages or cultures are aimed.
These events are organised to research that contains a district and human living
through events, interviews, questionnaire.
Board of AEGEE-Europe (CD) located in Brussels. CD, that to be elected in general
assambly for a year and make work distribution after elections, are consist of 7
members with at most 3 members from same country and at least 4 different nations.
Comissions that working as supporter to CD, separated to different fields and
supervise or support in this fields. Member Commision, Audit Comission and Network
Comission are major comisions.
Working groups can be organised both local and Europe wide. They prepare
thematic base and work for creating ideas, starting debates and doing research.
Working groups are represented by spokesman in Europe and by coordinator in
European Planning Meeting:
In spring time 2 months before AEGEE general assambly, this meetings are
organised to be a preparation to general assambly. Representetives from locals,
working and Project groups, do workshops about the suggestions and any presented
subjects to general assambly.
These local units are organised as city based and are the smallest structure of
AEGEE. These local units works freely within the basic principals of AEGEE. With
this structure, antennas have the possibility to work in a creative and dynamic way.
All antennas organise at least one international event besides their local events.
Agora, the general assambly of AEGEE, organised two times per year. Future of
AEGE is discussed with aproximately 1000 members and decisions are also made
concerning the future of AEGEE. Action agenda is discussed and new projects are
Coordinates wide projects of AEGEE and Europe wide Works. These projects contain conferance
series and other activities about several subjects. These teams consist of different local’s members.
For more info: www.aegee.org