Erasmus Student Network

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Overview

Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

Lobbying Costs

None declared

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

9 Fte (9)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

7

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Erasmus Student Network   (ESN)

    EU Transparency Register

    45445593026-68 First registered on 14 Jan 2010

    Goals / Remit

    Vision:
    Enrichment of society through international students.

    Mission:
    ESN is the key volunteer student organisation in international higher education in Europe. We provide opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of SHS - Students Helping Students.

    Goals:
    1. ESN aims at working in the interest of students who are spending parts of or their entire formal education at a higher education institution in a country other than the one of their origin, by means of:
    1.2 Improvement of the social and practical integration of exchange students at their host institutions.
    1.2 Representation of the needs and expectations of exchange students on the local, national and international level.
    1.3 Provision of relevant information about academic exchange programmes and ESN resources.
    1.4 Reintegration of homecoming students by making them active in the network.
    1.5 Contribution to the evaluation of different exchange programmes.
    1.6 Motivat (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    European Education Area communication
    Strategic Framework for Cooperation in the field of Education and Training
    Youth on the Move Council Recommendation
    European Higher Education in the world
    European Strategy for Universities - Higher Education package
    Erasmus+ Programme
    European Youth Strategy & the 11 European Youth Goals
    Sustainable Development Goals
    Civic Space and Democratic Participation
    Several other ad hoc initiatives related to education and youth

    Address

    Head Office
    Rue Joseph II, 120
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Rue Joseph II 120
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    9

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%9

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    9

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 21 Mar 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Konstantinos GIANNIDIS 24 Jul 2019 24 Jul 2020
    Ms Tajana MOHNACKI 10 Jul 2019 01 Aug 2020
    Mr Joao Vasco Baptista DE OLIVEIRA 10 Jul 2019 01 Aug 2020
    Ms Sabina ACHIM 10 Jul 2019 01 Aug 2020
    Mr Kaspars ABELNICA 10 Jul 2019 01 Aug 2020
    Ms Angela RUSSO 16 Apr 2019 01 Apr 2020
    Mr Jeroen van Lent 31 May 2018 31 May 2019
    Mr Joao Carlos Mourato Pinto 31 May 2018 31 May 2019
    Ms Tijana Stojanovic 31 May 2018 31 May 2019
    Mr Tim Bastiaens 31 May 2018 31 May 2019
    Mr Kacper Michal Olczyk 31 May 2018 31 May 2019
    Mr Morais Da Costa JOAO PAULO 23 May 2018 23 May 2019
    Mr Carlos Miguel GARCIA CAIADO DE MOURA 23 May 2018 01 May 2019
    Mr Abdul Gaffar bin Abdul Gani 12 Jan 2018 19 May 2018
    Mr Jeroen van Lent 09 Jun 2017 25 May 2018
    Mr Joao Carlos Mourato Pinto 09 Jun 2017 24 May 2018
    Ms Tijana Stojanovic 09 Jun 2017 24 May 2018
    Mr Tim Bastiaens 09 Jun 2017 24 May 2018
    Mr Kacper Michal Olczyk 09 Jun 2017 24 May 2018
    Mr Thomas Pappas 19 Jul 2016 12 Jul 2017
    Ms Jovana Stankovic 19 Jul 2016 12 Jul 2017
    Mr Clemo Matthew 30 Jun 2016 29 Jun 2017
    Mr Abdul Gaffar bin Abdul Gani 30 Jun 2016 29 Jun 2017
    Ms Safi Sabuni 30 Jun 2016 29 Jun 2017
    Mr Jérémy Apert 15 Dec 2015 10 Dec 2016
    Mr Clemo Matthew 10 Jul 2015 30 Jun 2016
    Mr Abdul Gaffar bin Abdul Gani 10 Jul 2015 30 Jun 2016
    Ms Jovana Stankovic 10 Jul 2015 07 Jul 2016
    Ms Safi Sabuni 10 Jul 2015 30 Jun 2016
    Ms Noora Löfström 03 Jul 2015 13 Apr 2016
    Mr Thomas Pappas 03 Jul 2015 01 Jul 2016
    Mr Stefan Jahnke 04 Nov 2014 24 Oct 2015
    Ms Brikena Xhomaqi 04 Feb 2014 02 Feb 2015
    Mr Dominique Montagnese 04 Feb 2014 02 Feb 2015
    Mr Stefan Jahnke 03 Dec 2013 04 Nov 2014

    Complementary Information

    At the ESN international headquarters we have 9 staff members, one CIP Intern, 5 elected representatives at the Board of Directors, 3 ESC volunteers and 2 interns. We also have an Arbitration Board and Audit Commission that are elected representatives from the network that monitor the work of the Headquarters. A team of 8 volunteers was appointed as external representatives in the liaison office and International Committee of Education following the European education agenda. In addition, we have about 15.000 volunteers working for ESN at the local ESN sections.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    - Member of the European Youth Forum (YFJ)
    - Participatory status with the Council of Europe
    - Courtesy member of the European Association for International Education (EAIE)
    - Member of Informal Forum of International Student Organisation (IFISO)
    - Member of Lifelong Learning Platform
    - Member of EMI International (European Movement International)
    - Member of European Citizens Action Service (ECAS)
    -Associate member of the International Association of Universities

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

    Total organisational budget in closed year

    1,110,798€

    Major funding types in closed year

    EU funding, Grants, Other, Member's contribution

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Contribution European Commission - European Education and Culture Executive Agency - Civil Society Cooperation Grant 125,000€
    Contribution Network/Member Contribution 108,307€
    Contribution Partner Income 72,658€
    Contribution Other Income 84,216€
    Contribution Project Grants 552,454€
    Contribution Cuncil of Europe - Structural Grant 22,000€
    Contribution Erasmus+ App Tender 56,660€
    Contribution JINT vzw 29,098€
    Contribution Fond Maribel 36,000€
    Grant Grants Erasmus+ KA3 Civil society Cooperation Grant 125,000€

    Major contributions in current year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant Grants : Erasmus+ KA3 Civil society Cooperation Grant 125,000€

    Other financial info

    For the current financial year, we will learn this number in April and we will report it for the financial year 2023


  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Expert Group in the Youth Policy field#E02547#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2547 #Not a member #C#Civil society#YOUTH WORK#Commission expert group on cultural heritage (Cultural Heritage Forum)#E03650#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3650 #Member #C#Civil society

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Youth Integroup

    Other activities

    European Commission:

    DG EAC:
    Education
    - Representation of international students
    - Academic recognition
    - Mobility of students

    Youth
    - Various

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    7 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 07 Feb 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Final report of the ESNsurvey - XIV edition
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Innovation and Youth
      Commission
      • Maria Koleva (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Sep 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject Presentation on Communicating Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Margaritis Schinas
      Portfolio Promoting the European Way of Life
      Commission
      • Catherine Sustek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Jul 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject Erasmus Student Network
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Margaritis Schinas
      Portfolio Promoting the European Way of Life
      Commission
      • Margaritis Schinas (Vice-President)
      • Catherine Sustek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Jul 2021 Location online
      Subject Courtesy call with the Outgoing and Incoming president
      Commission
      • Themis Christophidou (Director-General)
    • Date 23 Nov 2020 Location virtual meeting
      Subject Erasmus+, European Education Area
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Margaritis Schinas
      Portfolio Promoting the European Way of Life
      Commission
      • Margaritis Schinas (Vice-President)
      • Catherine Sustek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Jul 2020 Location Video-conferencing
      Subject ESN's future priorities and the European Education Area
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Innovation and Youth
      Commission
      • Mariya Gabriel (Commissioner)
    • Date 02 May 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject EU youth strategy post 2018
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Tibor Navracsics (Commissioner)
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