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Die Bewerbungen für die Europäische Studentenversammlung 2024 sind vom 28. September 2023 um 12:00 Uhr (UTC+1) bis zum 5. November 2023 um 23:59 Uhr (UTC+1) möglich. Jetzt anmelden!

What is European Student Assembly?

The European Student Assembly (ESA) is a grassroots project that gatherseach year more than 220 students from the European Universities Alliances(EUAs) to debate current issues, draft policy recommendations on the futureof Europe and advocate them among stakeholders and decision-makers.

One of the flagship projects of the European Universities Community (EUC),co-funded by the European Union, the ESA is entirely designed andimplemented by a steering committee composed of students and academic staff members from different higher education institutions in Europe.

From the Conference on the Future of Europe…

The initiative took place in the context of the Conference on the Future of Europe (CoFoE) launched jointly by the European Parliament, the European Council and the European Commission on Europe Day 2021, in Strasbourg. The CoFoE was meant for citizens and organisations all over Europe to express recommendations on the future of the Union. The ESA participants debated and produced 89 policy proposals that were submitted on the platform of the CoFoE and discussed with Members of the European Parliament, representatives from the European Commission and other stakeholders.

The second edition (#ESA23) took place from March 2023, with 230 studentsfrom 44 EUAs drafting 75 policy recommendations on 10 topics related to thestrategic autonomy of the EU (

…To #ESA24

EUC is now co-funded by the Erasmus + project EUC VOICES. The main focus of this project is active European citizenship which is implemented through 3 main activities: European Student Assembly, Ambassadors Forum and EUC Alumni Network. It is launching the third edition (#ESA24) that will bring a new generation of EUAs students together. Central to this year’s edition are the European elections of June 2024, with debates and drafting policy recommendations on 11 topics related to the future of Europe that are essential to students. This several months project will culminate with a deliberative Assembly gathering at the European Parliament in Strasbourg from 10 to 12 April 2024. Dissemination events will be organised during the following weeks.

Bebating topics

    • Panel 1 – European election year. How to tackle the lack of (and dis-) information and encourage citizens’ engagement in the upcoming elections?
    • Panel 2 – Greener is better. How can the EU establish a responsible growth in the context of climate change?
    • Panel 3 – Cohesion through budget policies. How can the EU budget policy take part in strengthening cohesion amongst its Member States?
    • Panel 4 – Seeking a better future in the EU. What strategy should the EU adopt to guarantee a treatment with dignity of migrants from outside of the Union?
    • Panel 5 – EU in the world. How can the EU be a more responsible actor in globalisation through its leadership?
    • Panel 6 – EU Artificial Intelligence Act. What strategies could be implemented to maximise the benefits of AI while addressing its challenges?
    • Panel 7 – European heritage. How can the EU effectively coordinate with institutions the promotion of its heritage and ensure access to culture to all?
    • Panel 8 – Cure of the future. What approach should the EU adopt regarding health and more particularly the advancements of biomedicine?
    • Panel 9 – A place for everyone. How can higher education institutions be a place of opportunities for all?
    • Panel 10 – EU of tomorrow. How can the EU secure a safe and well guided enlargement in the upcoming years?
    • Panel 11 – Addressing euroscepticism. How to build a stronger and more united EU in the face of the rise of euroscepticism?


Applications are open from 28 September 2023 at 12:00 (UTC+1) to 5 November 2023 at 23:59 (UTC+1) on the EUC website: