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Get involved with international exchange students and expand your international network!

ESN is the FHNW’s Erasmus Student Network, a student organisation that looks after visiting exchange students at the FHNW and accompanies them during their stay in Switzerland. The organisation consists of a board and many members from a wide range of study programmes. One of its tasks is to organise regular trips, parties and meetings so that the exchange students have the time of their lives. ESN also manages the Buddy Programme, where Swiss students are assigned to exchange students to facilitate their arrival and stay in Switzerland.

To make my international experience richer, I chose Switzerland for my exchange. It is such a beautiful country and despite the covid times that we are going through, I am still enjoying the studies and time here. Travelling as much as possible (I totally recommend getting the GA) and making new friends. I just regret only coming for a semester. I wish this experience would last longer. ESN FHNW organizes lots of activities and the buddy system is so good. I just love it here.


Being part of this community gives you the chance to build an international network, meet new people from all over the world and is a lot of fun!

You can support ESN by becoming a buddy for a visiting student or by participating in a tandem language exchange.

Would you like to become an ESN member and be part of a great international community? Organise one or more events per semester and participate in at least one Local Meeting (next Local Meeting: Tuesday, 23 No-vember 2021 in Olten).
To register as an ESN member, please fill out this form.

Would you like to speak to an ESN member to find out more or do you have any questions? Please contact ZXNuQGZobncuY2g= or visit their website.

FHNW School of Life Sciences

FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland School of Life Sciences Hofackerstrasse 30 CH - 4132 Muttenz
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