Association des États Généraux des Étudiants de l'Europe

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Association des États Généraux des Étudiants de l'Europe
AEGGE logo.svg
Logo of AEGEE-Europe
Map of the AEGEE Network
Abbreviation AEGEE-Europe
Motto Key to Europe
Formation 1985
Type Network for European students
Headquarters Brussels, Belgium
Official language
English (working language)
Aleksandra Kluczka
Key people
Svenja van der Tol, Ander Guerrero, Réka Salamon, Anna Gumbau, Pablo Hernández, Maryana Semenyak
Affiliations European Youth Forum, European Movement International, European Civil Society Platform for lifelong Learning, European Civic Forum, Informal Forum of International Student Organizations, Council of Europe (participatory status)
10 (7 in the European board + 3 staff)

AEGEE, stands for Association des États Généraux des Étudiants de l'Europe, and it is known as European Students' Forum in English. It is the largest trans-national, interdisciplinary student organisation in Europe.

Established in 1985, AEGEE currently has around 13,000 members[1] more than 200 local groups (Antennae)[1] in university cities across Europe, including Russia, Turkey and the Caucasus, with a European board and head office in Brussels. It promotes an equal, democratic and unified Europe, open to all across national borders. Several hundred conferences, training and cultural events are organised across the network every year, and AEGEE also advocates for the needs and interests of European students.

The short name "AEGEE" evokes the Aegean sea, one of the birthplaces of democracy, and the full name includes the first parliament established during the France, the États Généraux.[2]


AEGEE has a yearly elected European board, the Comité Directeur[[3] with a head office in Brussels, and a number of European-level working groups.[4] There is a lot a network of autonomous local groups, the antennae. Active members meet twice a year in Spring and Autumn in a general assembly called Agora, hosted by a different antenna each time. Most candidates for positions at the European level are elected at the Agora, which also ratifies the establishment or deletion of antennae, working groups and projects. There is also a smaller annual European Planning Meeting (EPM), intended to develop projects and campaigns and usually held in late winter: During the EPM, AEGEE also works on developing its Strategic Plan in an Action Agenda for the whole AEGEE network.

The association has no national level, and it does not recognise the current national borders within Europe.

Antennae are supported by the Network Commission, a group of experienced members elected by the Agora to help the network grow and develop. They provide advice, training and practical help, especially with local human resources and event organisation. Each Network Commissioner has responsibility for a number of locals across several national borders, which can be reorganised at each Agora to prevent the creation of any fixed national or regional division.

Each city antenna is a separate legal person under its own local law, not under the direct control of the Comité Directeur. However, to become a part of the AEGEE network, prospective antennae must include the principles of AEGEE's statute within their own, and have them approved by the Comité Directeur and Juridical Commission. They sign a contract called Convention d’Adhésion which allows AEGEE to have an antenna wound up in case of inactivity or serious misconduct.

Membership of an antenna is generally open to anyone younger than 30 living in the local area, upon payment of a membership fee set by the local board. Many antennae concentrate their promotional activities on students at their home university, and are not very visible to outsiders.

Most AEGEE events are open to non-members, however this tends to be poorly promoted except to local students. It is quite common for all participants to be from the host city or other AEGEE antennae. Some activities, most notably the statutory Agorae and EPMs and the Summer University project, are explicitly restricted to AEGEE members who must be approved by their home antenna's board.

AEGEE was founded in France and still uses a number of French terms, but the main working language at European level is now English. The official languages of the Agora are English and French. Most antennae use their own local language for their local activities, however local board members generally need a working knowledge of English.

Mission and vision[edit]


AEGEE strives for a democratic, diverse and borderless Europe, which is socially, economically and politically integrated, and values the participation of young people in its construction and development.


AEGEE empowers students and young people in Europe to take an active role in society. It creates a space for dialogue and learning opportunities as well as acts as their representative towards decision-makers. Moreover, AEGEE strengthens mutual understanding and brings Europe closer to young people.


AEGEE organises a wide range of projects which can be categorized by these means.

Intercultural exchange[edit]

AEGEE creates a space for members of different backgrounds to meet and learn about cultural differences, in order to foster mutual understanding. AEGEE supports mobility and encourages young people to cross borders and make new friends, to break stereotypes and strengthen tolerance, respect and solidarity.

Personal development and non-formal education[edit]

AEGEE provides learning opportunities for the development of its members through non-formal education and informal learning. By participating in trainings courses, workshops, and active involvement in the organisation, our members improve their competences (such as leadership skills, communication skills and team management) which will be useful for their future lives.

Thematic projects[edit]

Thematic projects, either local or international, are initiatives developed by members of AEGEE. They deal with current challenges in the European society, create awareness among young people and propose solutions from a student point of view. The outcome of this work has an impact in- and outside of AEGEE.

Advocacy and policy[edit]

AEGEE gathers the opinions of European students and represents them towards stakeholders through campaigns, lobby actions, conferences and membership in bigger advocacy platforms. In addition, AEGEE informs students and young people about the impact which European policies have in their lives and opportunities they offer.

Forum for discussion[edit]

AEGEE provides a space for young Europeans to discuss and exchange different points of view with a European perspective,in order to find a common ground. This exchange of ideas happens in all our activities but a special place for them is our Working groups, conferences and General Assemblies (EPM & Agora).

Affiliations and platforms[edit]

AEGEE-Europe is involved in bigger platforms and works with many other international institutions and organizations, in order to bring a students perspective to each one of the processes.

AEGEE-Europe is a full member of the European Youth Forum. AEGEE has had 2 representatives in its history in the Board of Directors of European Youth Forum.

AEGEE-Europe is also full member of the European Movement International (EMI).

AEGEE-Europe is also a full member in the European Civil Society Platform for lifelong Learning (EUCIS-LLL).

AEGEE-Europe was founding member and currently board members of the European Civic Forum (ECF). AEGEE-Europe has been in the board of the ECF several terms, always represented by the President of AEGEE-Europe.

AEGEE-Europe works closely inside the Council of Europe. In 2013 AEGEE was elected to be part of the Advisory Council on Youth of the Council of Europe. AEGEE is also involved in the Conference of INGOs and works closely with the Youth Department and the European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe.

AEGEE-Europe has consultative status at the United Nations, working closely with UNESCO, ECOSOC, UNEP, UNFPA, UNDP and other agencies and bodies.

AEGEE-Europe works with the World Bank, the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) and the OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe).

AEGEE-Europe is a member of IFISO (Informal Forum of International Student Organizations).


Current projects[edit]

Summer University Project[edit]

The Summer University project aims to promote European integration. It is the main tool that AEGEE uses to attain this difficult, but fascinating target.

Summer Universities are events that take place during the summer in most of the cities where AEGEE is present, lasting between 1 and 4 weeks. Understanding and exploring the multicultural dimension of the European continent, tasting its diversity, removing national borders, fighting for tolerance and creating open-minded citizens are some of the reasons why 20 to 50 young Europeans from all over Europe come together for each Summer University.

Official website of the project:

AEGEE Election Observation[edit]

AEGEE Election Observation was initiated in November 2013 after the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting of OSCE/ODIHR in Warsaw. Its first milestone was the Election Observation Mission to the general elections in Ukraine, May 2014. Up to January 2016, 11 Missions are organised in 7 countries.

AEGEE Election Observation aims to:

- Contribute to the transparency and integrity of elections

- Assess the engagement and involvement of young people in electoral processes and communicate its findings

- Train and engage young people in election observation, increasing their capacity to act as democratic citizens

- Build a European network of young people, based on a common vision for a shared democratic future.

Official website of the project:

Europe on Track[edit]

Europe on Track is an youth-led project organised by AEGEE-Europe that sends six ambassadors along a predefined route through Europe via train. These travel ambassadors capture (young) people’s vision about their future perspectives with respect to Europe, citizenship, democracy, education and employment by means of interviews, presentations, debates, photographs, videos and blogs.[5]

So far Europe on Track has been organised in 2012, 2014 and 2015. It gained Europe-wide recognition when it won the European Charlemagne Youth Prize in 2013.[6]

Eastern Partnership Project[edit]

People do not have equal opportunities across Europe. There are minor or major differences between different areas, which are slowing down, or even halting, the creation of a common, Europe-wide society, in which borders are not barriers.

Working in the same direction as the European Union, within the framework of the Eastern Partnership Programme, gives project a unique and one-in-a-lifetime opportunity of coordinating our activities with a broader, political initiative, which makes the timing ideal to maximise the impact of our efforts.

Official website of the project:

Y Vote 2014[edit]

In May 2014, the European Parliament Elections will be held for the 8th time. At the time of the last European elections, voter turnout was low, especially among young people. The Y Vote 2014 project aims to reverse this trend by encouraging young people to get involved and to turn them into actors at the upcoming European Parliament Elections.

The project consists of many different parts, such as youth conventions, bus tours, training events and local activities throughout Europe. Furthermore, a special voting guide for young people is being developed that will be accessible online.

Official website of the project:


The Health4Youth project is a project that tackles the topic of ensuring a healthy lifestyle. This project will bring healthy living closer to students all over Europe with easy little steps. With a team full of creativity the ideas ranging from a YouTube cooking channel to an AEGEE Cookbook, as well as implementing a healthy approach in Summer Universities as well as conferences, seminars and more.

Europe in Exchange[edit]

Europe in Exchange aims to make students better informed about mobility programs and possibilities, as well as the benefits of these. Through the activities of AEGEE locals, the project team aims to increase the number of destinations and possibilities for mobility in universities inside and outside the current Erasmus zone, and lobbies in universities for implementing easier procedures and more clear guidelines for applying for mobility programs and respect the Erasmus Student Charter. Moreover, on the European level, Europe in Exchange lobbies for an adequate structure and funding of the mobility programs, including countries outside of the current Erasmus area.


The purpose of the project is to establish relationships between European and Arab youth, while implementing the main aims of AEGEE in a broader sense: striving for creating an open and tolerant society of today and tomorrow and fostering democracy, human rights, tolerance and cross border cooperation. Current political developments and a democratic transition in various Middle Eastern and North African countries is just one of the current issues that add relevance to this initiative. The geographic focus is made up of the European countries where AEGEE locals are present, and Arab countries: Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Sudan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Yemen, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates.

Youth unEmployment[edit]

Nowadays students often have to face a trade-off between their academic and non-academic commitment. They contribute to the society as volunteers and by getting involved in workshops, following the foundations of non-formal education. Unfortunately, their work often remains unrecognised by their university and their future employers.

The Youth UnEmployment project wants to tackle these problems by implementing a series of activities that will help young people increase their employability and will lobby for the recognition of voluntary work and non-formal education as work experience.

Past projects[edit]

Where Does Europe End?[edit]

The project aimed to examine the physical and mental borders of Europe in people’s perception. In the course of the project, a series of conventions were organised, geographically covering different corners of Europe. In these conventions, young participants from all over Europe gathered to meet the local population and discover their concept of Europe, discuss different hot topics related to the European society today, and develop different scenarios for the future of European integration. The name of the project does not only refer to a geographical context, but addresses in a wider sense the limitations and constraints that European cooperation and integration are facing today and will face tomorrow.

Beyond Europe – Perspectives for Tomorrow’s World[edit]

Beyond Europe was the Flagship project 2010/2011 that aimed at empowering young people in and outside Europe to tackle global challenges.

The Beyond Europe Project consisted of multiple sub-projects:

‘The UN Millennium Development Goals – A Challenge for Today’s Youth?’ constituted a part of the flagship that literally took us beyond. The initiative aimed to empower young people to contribute to the achievement of the UN Millennium Development Goals. The project mobilised youth in Europe, India and South Africa, and aimed at laying the basis for a sustainable partnership between young citizens in these three regions.

‘Euro-Arab – Understanding each other's challenges’ was an initiative focusing on the exchange of perspectives between students of these two regions, geographically neighbours, yet sometimes seemingly worlds apart.

One World Conventions on Global Challenges werethematic conventions focussing on particular global challenges. These conventions, took place in Europe, organised by AEGEE locals, and assembled different stakeholders with an interest in the respective global challenges.

Y Vote 2009 – European Youth Choice[edit]

Vote 2009 was a European wide campaign designed to encourage young people in Europe to make informed choices at European Parliament elections in 2009. It also aimed to empower European youth to stand for the most important social issues in our continent. It has spread those ideas all over Europe in more than 100 European and local activities.

Project activities included a series of small and large-scale actions in diverse formats and through diverse media, with local, regional, national and European dimension, designed to challenge political ignorance and disinterest among young people by providing them with information, competences and motivation to become informed voters and, beyond that, active citizens in the political discourse of their communities and at the European scale.

Sustaining our Future[edit]

This Flagship Project for the years 2008 and 2009, initiated and carried out by a multicultural team consisting of young people from different parts of Europe, aimed to raise knowledge and involvement of European youth and their communities in the topic of sustainable development.

The project consisted of local, intermediate and European level different activities like training courses, case study visits, action days, youth exchanges, surveys and conferences focusing on following components: European citizenship, education for sustainable development, sustainable living solutions and consumption patterns and social responsibility of European youth organisations.


The association was born the 16 April 1985 as a result of the EGEE 1 conference (États Généraux des Étudiants de l’Europe), when it held its first event in Paris: an assembly of students from Paris, Leiden, London, Madrid, Milan and Munich, organised by founding president Franck Biancheri in cooperation with five Grandes Écoles in Paris. It had the aim to overcome the paralysis of the European integration process at the time. Franck Biancheri led the whole process and soon all students involved wanted to turn the EGEE conference into an organisation being the platform for young Europeans. The aim of the founders was to create a space for young Europeans to discuss European matters and present their ideas to both the European and national institutions.
Due to the uniqueness of the idea at that time, EGEE was able to stimulate many students to establish antennae in their cities.
Three EGEE working groups were formed: Sponsoring, Traineeships and Language Study.
EGEE hosts a conference on cross-border developments in Nijmegen.
By the start of the academic year, EGEE has 26 branches and 6,000 members.
EGEE organizes in Heidelberg, a conference on relations between the Far East and Europe.
EGEE organizes in Toulouse, the first European Space Weekend.
EGEE organizes in Paris a conference on the pharmaceutical industry in Europe..
EGEE organizes in Munich, a conference on the European Monetary System.
EGEE organizes, together with the newspaper Le Monde the Night of the 7 European cities, broadcasting political debates about the future of Europe between students and high level politicians in seven different cities
EGEE persuades French president François Mitterrand to support funding for the Erasmus programme, a student exchange program financed by the European Commission.[7]
Unblocking the ERASMUS programme is considered as main achievement of the association and it:Domenico Lenarduzzi, Head of Education of the European Commission at the time (1984–87), confirmed in this interview[8] The creation of the Erasmus Programme, and the role of AEGEE
The association changes its name from EGEE to AEGEE following a trademark dispute.
The Summer University Project was launched. It allows young Europeans to have an intense European experience in a city in Europe for 2 weeks, providing them with a real intercultural experience and opening them the doors to Europe.
After the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Agora in Salerno opens up AEGEE to local antennae outside the European Community, making it one of the first European organisations to expand beyond the old Iron Curtain.
Leipzig becomes the first local beyond the Iron Curtain
AEGEE organizes the first European Moot Court Competition on Human Rights for Law students to train themselves in Model law cases, fostering their skills for the futures.
Franck Biancheri, receives the Honorary Member award of AEGEE-Europe and becomes Honorary president.
Les Anciens d'AEGEE-Europe is founded during the EGEE VI meeting in Paris.[9]
A new AEGEE logo is released, representing "Your Key to Europe".
The first European School 1 training is organized in Madrid
İstanbul has joined the network as the first Turkish antenna.
AEGEE gets consultative status at the OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe)
AEGEE gets official NGO status in the Council of Europe (CoE).
Georg von der Gablentz, receives the Honorary Membership of AEGEE-Europe for his work with the "East-West WG" and his initiatives to open AEGEE to Central and Eastern Europe.
Vittorio Dell’Aquila, receives the Honorary Membership of AEGEE-Europe for his contribution to the development of the Summer University project.
Jeroen Hoogerwerf, receives the Honorary Membership of AEGEE-Europe for his extense contribution to the Network through many of his positions.
Michael Merker, receives the Honorary Membership of AEGEE-Europe for his involvement in the expansion of AEGEE to the East and founding the first local over the Iron Curtain.
AEGEE develops its first website.
Ankara and later several other Turkish antennae join the network.
10 anniversary of AEGEE´s foundation.
AEGEE strongly advocates against nuclear tests in Europe.
Zsuzsa Kigyos, receives the Honorary Membership of AEGEE-Europe for her role in establishing AEGEE in Central Eastern Europe, and being the first female president of AEGEE-Europe.
More than 1000 students are actively involved in the conference series Find Your Way... explaining what students can do in the emerging civil society in Central and Eastern Europe.
AEGEE moves its head office from Delft, to Brussels
Philipp von Klitzing, receives the Honorary Membership of AEGEE-Europe for introducing the strategic planning to the Network and his endless support in the management of the IT infrastructure.
AEGEE organises its first visit to Cyprus. Following this, in 2001 an antenna is created in Mağusa.
AEGEE carried out its Socrates Project contributing to improving all the student mobility initiatives in Europe
Launch of Europe and Euro project in 1997, raising awareness of the new European currency five years before its introduction.
David Stulik becomes the first Young European of the Year, an award given by the Heinz-Schwarzkopf Foundation for his active engagement in AEGEE in building a better Europe through volunteer projects.
AEGEE organizes first case study trip to Moldova and through Former Yugoslavia
AEGEE become candidate member organization of the European Youth Forum.
AEGEE organizes a Case Study trip to Transilvania
AEGEE becomes full Member Organization of the European Youth Forum
Foundation of the AEGEE-Academy for training and human resources at Agora-Barcelona, prompted by preparations for the European School in Gießen
AEGEE organizes its Peace Academy dealing with the topics of conflict in Spain, Northern Ireland, Kosovo, South Africa and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Stefan Recksiegel, receives the Honorary Membership from AEGEE-Europe for innovating and developing instrumentally AEGEE’s IT infrastructure.
"Education for Democracy", a new scholarship programme helping students from war-shattered Kosovo to study at universities abroad.
During the autumn, AEGEE-Beograd members took part in the public assembly that learns of Milosevic's defeat.
AEGEE launches EURECA, a contribution to the design of a new educational programme for the enlarging European Union
AEGEE organises several major projects focusing on peace and stability in southeastern Europe and the Mediterranean region under the Education for Democracy project.
Oana Daciana, wins the Young European of the Year award by the Heinz-Schwarzkopf Foundation for her engagement in bringing Europe closer for young people from the Eastern European countries.
Markus Schonherr, receives the Honorary Membership of AEGEE-Europe for his activities in Central and Eastern Europe, Case study trips to Moldova and his work to abolish visa in Europe.
AEGEE launches one of the biggest and most successful projects: the Turkish-Greek Civic Dialogue between 2002 and 2005. With the establishment of AEGEE locals in Turkey in the 1990s, AEGEE realized the necessity of establishing a dialogue between the neighbors in conflict. Based on its own experience and the tense relations between Turkish and Greek AEGEE members in those first days, AEGEE focused its activities on peace-building between two countries as an organisation acting for peace and stability, proving at the AEGEE scale that cooperation was possible and that the dialogue between people can happen much more easily that the dialogue between the political level.
Launch of AEGEE-Television by AEGEE-Eindhoven.[10]
Michiel Van Hees, receives the Honorary Membership award of AEGEE-Europe for his long contribution to AEGEE and his role in the projects Find Your Way and Europe and the Euro.
AEGEE launches Discussing Bologna Process project getting ready for the start of the harmonization of higher education in Europe and bringing a strong student perspective to it

AEGEE's first study trip to the Caucasus.[11]

AEGEE organises the first international student conference in the buffer zone on Cyprus.[12]
AEGEE launches its EU and Europe project.
AEGEE becomes formal member of the European Movement International (EMI).
AEGEE starts a dialogue with the new neighbours of the enlarged EU in its project Europe & EU, conducted by the International Politics Working Group
AEGEE opens its first local branch in Georgia, in Tiblisi.
Anan Jahangirl, wins the Young European of the Year award, given by the Heinz-Schwarzkopf Foundation for his commitments of bringing the European Integration process to young people in Azerbaijan.
AEGEE celebrates its 20th anniversary in Prague and publishes a special edition of its "Key to Europe".[13]
AEGEE is one of the founding NGOs and becomes member organization of the European Civil Society Platform for Lifelong Learning (EUCIS-LLL).
Olivier Genking, receives the Honorary Membership of AEGEE-Europe for his involvement in the EU & Europe project, his role in establishing many new locals, creating new projects and constant support to the Network.
AEGEE starts a campaign to include the European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) in the Treaty of Lissabon, and conducts several Election Observation Missions as part of its Flagship Project Take Control! - ways to democracy in Europe
AEGEE launches its Youth Globalization project, getting young people closer the global frameworks of youth and cooperation and development.
AEGEE launches its The BRIDGE- Connecting Mobility and Disability project, dealing with the mobility problem of disabled youth
AEGEE launches its Take Control project, organizing a series of training events, conferences, political campaigns, educational and media activities all intended to increase the involvement and engagement of young people in the (European) political process.
Burcu Bercemen, received the Young European of the Year award, given by the Heinz-Schwarzkopf Foundation for he commitment in AEGEE’s Turkish-Greek Civic Dialogue.
Gunnar Erth,receives the Honorary Membership of AEGEE-Europe, for his contribution to the development of AEGEE’s annual publications
AEGEE organised the simulation Model European Union in the premises of the 'European Parliament in Strasbourg.
AEGEE chairs the IFISO Presidency and organises a stakeholder meeting with the European Commission. The Leadership Summerschool (LSS) is born.
AEGEE plays an instrumental role in enlarging the Erasmus programme to Turkey, thanks to the work of 7 different generations in AEGEE-Ankara.
AEGEE launches Y Vote 2009 - European Youth Choice to encourage voting for young people
The project Sustaining our Future becomes National winner of the European Charlemagne Youth Prize Award for the Netherlands.
AEGEE launches its project YOUrope Needs YOU!!!, empowering high school students around the continent to take active part in Europe.
Tamuna Kekenadze, receives the Young European of the Year award, given by the Heinz-Schwarzkopf Foundation.
AEGEE wins 1st place in the European Charlemagne Youth Prize for its project YOUrope Needs YOU!!!
Y Vote 2009 becomes National winner of the European Charlemagne Youth Prize award for Greece.
AEGEE introduces the Study & Career Fairs during the General Assemblies Agora
Silvia Baita, receives the Honorary Membership of AEGEE-Europe, for being a prime example of female leadership for many years.
Kamala Schutze, receives the Honorary Membership of AEGEE-Europe, for her long term devotion to the Summer University project of AEGEE.
AEGEE adopts Beyond Europe: Perspectives for Tomorrow's World as flagship Project for 2009–11, with Case-study trips to India and South Africa and a focus on the role of Europe in the Global challenges, with special attention to the Millennium Development Goals.
AEGEE organises The UN Millennium Development Goals Conference within the framework of the project Beyond Europe Perspectives for Tomorrow's World
AEGEE becomes partner organisation of BEST (Board of European Students of Technology).[14]
AEGEE launches the Where Does Europe End? Project
AEGEE launches its Youth Unemployment Project
AEGEE gets involved in the Structured Dialogue process on Youth of the European Union.
AEGEE initiates the Eastern Partnership Project to give youth a voice and to strengthen civil society in the wider neighbourhood countries.
The AEGEEan[15] the online magazine of AEGEE-Europe is launched.
AEGEE is one of the founding organizations of the European Year of Volunteering Alliance 2011.
AEGEE launches together with YEU (Youth for Exchange and Understanding) the New Media Summer School (NMSS) project connecting young people to the EuroDIG conference and the topic of Internet Governance.
AEGEE re-defines the concept of European Boards’ Meeting into a thematic conference.
AEGEE launches its project Europe on Track, sending ambassadors by train all over Europe to gather the opinion of the European Youth on the future they want for the continent.
AEGEE launches its project Health 4 Youth aiming at providing information about health to students to allow them to take informed decisions about their lifestyle.
AEGEE launches its project Europe in Exchange aiming to enhance the mobility possibilities of the European youth.
AEGEE launches its EuroArab project, creating bridges between young people from Europe and the Arab countries.
AEGEE and YEU (Youth for Exchange and Understanding) launch the COY (Certification of Competences of Youth Workers) Project, funded by the European Commission.
AEGEE carries out a big advocacy campaign with other youth NGOs and the European Youth Forum for the new Education, youth and Sport programme of the European Commission (Erasmus +)
AEGEE is elected for the Board of the European Youth Forum (YFJ).
Burcu Bercemen, receives the Honorary Membership of AEGEE-Europe for the devotion to the AEGEE Network and her extraordinary performance with the Turkish-Greek Civic Dialogue project
AEGEE introduces a new Visual Identity with the current logo.
AEGEE wins 1st place in the European Charlemagne Youth Prize for its project Europe on Track
AEGEE launches the EurStory project dealing with analysis of the history textbooks around Europe
AEGEE launches the Y Vote 2014' campaign encouraging students to go and vote in the European Parliament Elections of 2014

Presidents of AEGEE so far[edit]

Name Antenna Period in office
Franck Biancheri Paris April 1985 - April 1988
Vieri Bracco Milan April 1988 - November 1988
Frédéric Pélard Toulouse November 1988 - November 1989
Adolfo Dominguez Madrid November 1989 - May 1990
Achim Boers Delft May 1990 - November 1990
Georg von der Gablentz Berlin November 1990 - April 1992
Jeroen Hoogerwerf Amsterdam April 1992 - April 1993
Pavel Miladinovic Prague April 1993 - November 1993
Zsuzsa Kigyós Budapest November 1993 - April 1994
Dorian Selz Geneve April 1994 - November 1994
Christina Thorsson Lund November 1994 - April 1995
Egens van Iterson Scholten Enschede April 1995 - November 1995
Christoph Strohm Cologne November 1995 - April 1996
Jordi Capdevila Barcelona April 1996 - November 1996
Gerhard Kress Mainz November 1996 - April 1997
Peter Ginser Karlsruhe April 1997 - November 1997
Sergio Caredda Gorizia November 1997 - April 1998
Hélène Berard Aix-en-Provence April 1998 - October 1998
Stefan Seidel Augsburg October 1998 - April 1999
László Fésüs Szeged April 1999 - November 1999
Faní Zarifopoúlou Athens November 1999 - May 2000
Oana Mailatescu Cluj-Napoca May 2000 - November 2000
Karina Häuslmeier Passau November 2000 - November 2001
Pedro Panizo Valladolid November 2001 – May 2002
Tomek Helbin Warsaw May 2002 – November 2002
Mark de Beer Enschede November 2002 – May 2003
Diana Filip Cluj-Napoca May 2003 – October 2003
Adrian Pintilie Bucharest October 2003 – April 2004
Nicola Rega Torino April 2004 – November 2004
Silvia Baita Cagliari November 2004 - May 2005
Burcu Becermen Ankara May 2005 - November 2005
Leon Bakraceski Skopje November 2005 - May 2006
Alistair De Gaetano Valletta May 2006 - November 2006
Theijs van Welij Utrecht November 2006 - December 2007
Laure Onidi Cologne December 2007 - September 2008
Dragan Stojanovski Niš September 2008 - August 2009
Agata Patecka Poznań September 2009 - August 2010
Manos Valasis Piraeus September 2010 – August 2011
Alfredo Sellitti Salerno September 2011 – May 2012
Marko Grdosic Zagreb May 2012 - August 2012
Luis Alvarado Martínez Las Palmas September 2012 – July 2014
Paul L. Smits Enschede August 2014 – July 2015
Aleksandra Kluczka Kraków August 2015 – July 2016
Réka Salamon Debrecen August 2016 –

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