Other student organisations
Every student organisation is described in a few lines, which should allow you to find the one fitting your field of interest. If you think an organisation is missing in this list, feel free to contact us.
AIESEC - International Association of Students interested in Economics and Management
AIESEC is a global network of 50,000 members across more than 83 countries, facilitating international exchange of students and recent graduates, as a paid traineeship or as a volunteer for a non-profit organisation. Thus AIESEC wants to contribute to the development of countries and their people with an overriding commitment to international understanding and co-operation.
Web page: http://www.aiesec.org
EDSA - European Dental Students Association
Now, the EDSA represents over 40.000 dental students in the European region.
More and more dental students do see the need of coming together and talk about their differences
but even more about the things they have in common.
Web page: http://www.edsa.globaldent.com
EFPSA - European Federation of Psychology Students' Associations
EFPSA actively helps any type of student mobility: exchanges between two or more countries, summer schools, seminars, etc. The Research Network helps psychology students engage in joint research projects, promote their own research on an international level, or find articles that are not available in the home country. Via a Travel Network. EFPSA wants to create a network of psychology students who want to provide their colleagues with free lodging, in exchange for the same service.
Web page: http://www.efpsa.org
ELASA - European Landscape Architecture Students Association
ELASA is an association of European landscape architecture student organizations with the purpose to support co-operation, exchange of ideas and understanding between landscape architecture students throughout Europe.
Web page: http://www.elasa.org
ELSA - European Law Students' Association
ELSA is the world's largest independent law students' association. It comprises a membership close to 30.000 students and recent graduates who are interested in law and have demonstrated commitment to international issues.
Web page: http://www.elsa.org
EMSA - European Medical Students' Association
EMSA aims to provide a European network for communication and a platform for medical students to defend their interests, ensuring quality of medical education, representing them and cooperating with other international organizations. Therefore it organizes congresses, workshops and symposium on medical ethics, medical education and medical science, and has a few other projects like Teddy Bear Hospital, Working Abroad Database, EuroTalk, Twinning Project and Summer Schools.
Web page: http://www.emsa-europe.org
EPSA - European Pharmaceutical Students' Association
The main project of EPSA is the Summer University, which involves a social program with workshops and lectures on pharmaceutical care related issues. There is also every year a Students Symposium on a relevant topic for the future Pharmacists. The main aim of this Symposium is to get students closer to the clinical reality, both in the hospital and in community.
Web page: http://www.epsa-online.org
ESN - Erasmus Student Network
ESN aims at working in the interest of students who are spending a part of their professional education at a higher education institution in a country other than the one in which their home institution is situated, by means of: Improvement of the social and practical integration of exchange students at their host institution, Representation of the needs and expectations of exchange students on the local, national and international level, Provision of relevant information about academic exchange programmes and ESN resources, Reintegration of homecoming students by making them active in the network, Contribution to evaluation of different exchange programmes. ESN aims at creating the conditions for better understanding of each others cultures and national habits between students of different nationalities. ESN works without being associated with any political party or confessional grouping.
Web page: http://www.esn.org
EST - European Student Think Tank
The European Student Think Tank is an international think tank made up of European students from different disciplinary backgrounds. The
EST comes up with policy visions for the European Union. The EST is a Pan-European organisation. As a think tank, the primary aim of the EST is
to formulate high quality advise on EU policy from the point of view of its student population. The contemporary political climate or
particular national interests should not compromise this advice. The EST aims to have an impact on European public opinion and policy making.
Secondly, the EST aims to stimulate the public debate among students. By facilitating cross-culture debates, the EST helps students to get
familiar with other cultures, perceptions and ideas that are form the continent of Europe. In this way the EST provides a valuable addition
to any academic career and prepares students for a professional career. Thirdly, by offering a possibility to engage with European decision
making, EST aims on contributing to overcome or at least decrease the democratic deficit the EU is said to have. We intend to bridge the gab
between Brussels and the European citizen, by creating opportunities to learn about European policy and lowering the threshold to actively engage with it.
Web page: www.esthinktank.com/
EUROAVIA - European Association of Aerospace Students
EUROAVIA is the European Association of Aerospace Students, founded in 1959 and present in 31 cities in 17 European countries, with a total of more than 1000 members.
EUROAVIA aims to:
- stimulate contacts between university students and the aerospace industry;
- offer opportunities of acquaintance and exchange among students from different countries, thereby actively pursuing European integration;
- represent European aerospace students at an international level.
Being a non-political, non-profit association, EUROAVIA is managed exclusively by students with its various activities being entirely financed by membership fees and sponsoring.
Web page: http://euroavia.eu/
FISEC - Food Industry Students European Council
The main goal of FISEC is to promote the exchange of ideas and knowledge among students studying a food related course in Europe. FISEC strives to maintain a close relationship between students, universities and food companies, whereas together all parties may contribute to the sustainable development of the food sector. Apart from this, the students involved, can evolve and accompany the constant changes of the food industry, gaining multidisciplinary skills and dynamic orientations.
Web page: http://www.fisec.de.vu
IAAS - International Association of Students in Agricultural and Related Sciences
IAAS gathers students studying, majoring or researching in agriculture and related areas like environmental sciences, forestry, food sciences, landscape architecture etc. spread over 40 countries worldwide. IAAS organises activities like seminars, working camps, international meetings, exchange weeks, an international exchange program, small-scale development projects etc.
Web page: http://www.iaasworld.org
IADS - International Association of Dental Students
Next to the Annual World Congress of Dental Students, IADS offers many things to dental students, including an International Student Exchange Programme, which allows students to visit a foreign country and experience its culture and its dentistry, both scientifically and clinically. In collaboration with the World Health Organisation, IADS runs a Voluntary Work Abroad Scheme, which allows students to experience primary oral healthcare in a developing country.
Web page: http://www.iads-web.org
IAESTE - International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience
IAESTE is present in 85 countries worldwide and wants to operate a high quality practical training exchange programme between members in order to enhance technical and professional development and to promote international understanding and goodwill amongst students, academic institutions, employers and the wider community.
Web page: http://www.iaeste.org
IAPS - International Association of Physics Students
IAPS promotes peaceful relations among physics students around the world and exposes physics students to the international physics community. We organise annually international activities of scientific as well as social interest to encourage physics students in their academic and professional work in an international context. IAPS acts as a liaison between physics students and the physics community and promotes physics for the general public.
Web page: http://www.iaps.info
IAPSS - International Association for Political Science Students
IAPSS is a worldwide political science students' association with member associations and individual members in 44 countries. Our vision is generating and promoting opportunities for full actualization of political science students cooperating through a global communication network based on values - political independence, professionalism, respect for diversity and knowledge. We strive to stimulate international discussions about various topics of political science and encourage research and concern for significant contemporary political and social problems and policies.
Web page: http://www.iapss.org
IEEE - the student body of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IEEE is a non-profit, technical professional association of more than 360 000 individual members in approximately 175 countries. Through its members, the IEEE is a leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others. The IEEE holds annually more than 300 major conferences. Worldwide there are nearly 1 200 educational institutions with IEEE Student Branches.
Web page: http://www.ieee.org
IFMSA - The International Federation of Medical Students' Associations
IFMSA consists of national medical student associations in 89 countries on six continents. It offers students exchanges (preclinical, clinical and research), medical education, health themes (reproductive health, public health and refugees & peace) and is involved in several other projects.
Web page: http://www.ifmsa.org
IFSA - International Forestry Students' Association
IFSA represents 54 member organisations from 36 countries all over the world. The main objectives of IFSA are to encourage the improvements in higher forestry education and enrich the formal education of forestry students worldwide.
Web page: http://www.ifsa.net
IPSF - International Pharmaceutical Students' Federation
The main activity is the Village Concept Project, a student organised multi-sectorial project which aims to attain a sustainable improvement in the population's health conditions and living standards. Next to this the IPSF is involved in several projects on education, public health and professional development.
Web page: http://www.ipsf.org
IPSO - International Psychology Students Organisation
The IPSO is a dynamic web-based organisation with a free-of-charge membership of experienced psychology students from 65+ different countries. Services for IPSO members include (activities at) meetings, price reductions, mailing lists, extensive links pages, and helpdesks for students with international or organisational ambitions.
Web page: http://www.psychologystudents.org
ISAVCP - the International Students' Association for Village Concept Projects
ISAVCP helps villagers in low-income countries to improve their living conditions by enabling students from different countries and backgrounds to work together in the village and to learn about developmental work.
Web page: http://www.vcp.interconnection.org
IVSA - The International Veterinary Students' Association
The IVSA's principal goal is to raise the overall standard of veterinary education. The IVSA offers worldwide Individual Exchanges to practice with a foreign vet or on a foreign faculty for two to six weeks, Group Exchanges where groups of students travel to another faculty to experience life and culture there, Congresses and Symposia and Publications on educational and veterinary issues.
Web page: http://www.ivsa.org
JADE - The European Confederation of Junior Enterprises
JADE wants to promote entrepreneurship among European students through confederating and supporting national Junior Enterprise movements all over Europe. JADE organises international congresses and meetings that facilitate exchange of knowledge and experience, intercultural understanding, as well as youth mobility programmes.
Web page: http://www.jadenet.org
PRIME - European Association of Public Relations and Communications Students
PRIME is an independent, non-profit organization, fully run by and for students who study PR and Communication sciences, or other related study programmes, at universities across Europe. The Association consists of 16 member countries and 12 contact countries, gathering over 500 European Students. PRIME aims at helping its members to prepare themselves for a future career as Public Relations and Communication professionals in Europe.
Web page: http://www.prime-europe.org