ESN is always looking for new volunteers!

Students Helping Students

Every year about 12 000 volunteers - ESN members of all the network countries - are working to make exchange better and to create a welcoming atmosphere for foreign students. You can become one of us!

If you want to join an ESN section, just find one in your city. If there is no ESN section yet, nothing is easier and more challenging than starting a local section with your friends and other former exchange students.

Here you can find more information how to become a section of ESN. Need more motivation? Check this video!

If you'd like to join ESN Köln, please fill out this form (english version) or write an email to and state your motivation. 

The ESN members are:

  • internationally minded and very mobile
  • active and dynamic
  • open-minded
  • multilingual and communicative

Advantages for members:

  • possibility to manage projects
  • personal development
  • trainings and conferences
  • contact with international environment
  • practice foreign languages
  • sometimes ECTS credits granted by the home university
  • easier entrance in the job market
  • influencing EU policy makers in area of education
  • offers through ESNcard - discounts, prizes...
  • new friends from around the world
  • fun events


If you'd like to have a look at what we're doing, you can fill out this

little form and come to one of our meetings.
Become active now!

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