Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is a non-profit international student organisation. Our mission is to represent international students, thus providing opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of ”Students Helping Students”. At the moment the ESN network consists of 42 countries and 525+ local sections.
In Utrecht, we have one of these spectacular local sections, which is run by the ESN Utrecht Executive Board. The board consists of six students who work full-time in order to provide the best possible experience for international students in our city. We offer a wide range of activities, suitable for everyone: from workshops, sporty activities, trips in the Netherlands, weekends abroad and not to forget our great parties, pub quizzes, charity- and career-events! Currently, we have 11 committees in ESN Utrecht, made up of over 100 committee members who work part-time to make all these great events happen.
At ESN Utrecht you can meet local students as well as international students from all over the world. We also offer help with practical information, housing, transportation and generally finding your way in and around Utrecht.
Are you finishing up your studies, thinking of doing a gap year or just looking for a new challenge to take on this year? Do you want to get to know other cultures and people from all around the world and do you want to develop your personal and professional skills? Then the board of ESN Utrecht might be the perfect opportunity for you!
Currently, ESN Utrecht has 13 committees! One of them will surely be the right fit for you! Want to know more about our committees? Click here!
Whether you like to organise sporty events, cultural day trips, parties or write articles, ESN has a place for you! Become part of our team and apply now!
In addition, when you become a member of ESN Utrecht, you receive lovely local discounts in and around Utrecht, but also national and international discounts at a variety of shops, clubs, café’s, hostels and more.
ESN Utrecht is a student organisation for ALL international students in Utrecht. Click on the button below, to find out more about several topics relevant to international students coming or living in Utrecht!
Have you ever wondered, where does the name of Utrecht come from? Or what was the role of the city during the Roman era, and how did it thrive during the Middle Ages, followed by the “dark years” for Utrecht? These are some of the few highlights of the historical timeline of our magnificent city, so keep reading to find out more facts entwined with its rich history!
Claims that “you can always make money but you can’t always make memories” are difficult to believe when you are a broke student. When you are living abroad, you spend money in ways you might not have expected and more money than you would like. Between all the parties, trips and other fun activities, life in The Netherlands can be quite expensive. In this brief article, we will give you a guide to saving money while living in Utrecht, so you don’t have to survive abroad with an empty wallet.
We all know Utrecht is ridiculously pretty. We gaze upon its beauty every single day. At a certain point you just get spoiled by the gorgeous canals and the beautiful houses. The world recognizes Utrecht by its canals. In 2015, the Australian website News.com.au said Utrecht has the most beautiful canals in the world. Utrecht beats Venice, Brugge, St. Petersburg and Amsterdam when it comes to the canals. But what makes the canals in Utrecht so special?