Each year, the European Student Assembly (ESA) initiative gathers more than 200 students from most European University Alliances to discuss current issues, come up with recommendations and advocate them among a selection of stakeholders and decision makers.
Designed and implemented by a students and academic committee, as well as and non academic staff members from different higher education institutions, the discussion tackles a wide range of topics such as democracy, the future of EU higher education, sustainable energy and cities, and mental health and digital transition.
They also described their efforts to rebuild parts of their campus that had been destroyed. The Ukrainian students emphasized the importance of the support network they had found among fellow Ukrainians studying in European universities.
Lastly, we took a group photo in the largest hemicycle of the parliament:
Credits: Fanny Dubray
Judith is co-chair of the EELISA student council and currently pursuing a master’s degree in international business studies at FAU in Germany. She is interested in all things metaverse and leader of the EELISA student community Metaverse & Sustainability.