Erasmus Student Network (ESN), is the biggest student association in Europe. It was born on the 16th October 1989 and legally registered in 1990 for supporting and developing student exchange. Its central office is in Brussels, where the Board of Directors resides and is elected once a year by the association. This body is composed of five positions, the three basic ones: Presidency, Vice-presidency and Treasury, which are complemented by a person in charge of communication (Communication Manager), and another one in charge of the aspects related to the IT systems of the association (Web Project Administrator).
Erasmus Student Network is present in 520 institutions in 42 countries and is constantly developing and expanding.
ESN works and cooperates with Universities at a local, national and international level:
- Offering services to 300.000 students.
- Based mainly on voluntary work.
- With an annual growing average of 12.3% since 1990.