It is time to organise the next Eduk8 event - the ESN Spring Training 2017!

Are you looking for new challenges, new achievements and to refresh the motivation of your local section? Are you ready to take a step forward? This is the right moment! We are looking for an OC ready to take this challenge with us!

The open call and its accompanying documents will soon be found in your section emails, but do not hesitate to contact the National Representative of your country, would you need more information.

If you would like to know from previous OCs what to expect when organising an Eduk8 event, check out the interview with the OC of Eduk8 Starter Timisoara at the ESN blog!

Basic information

The ESN Spring Training is a training event that aims at developing soft skills of ESN members through non-formal education (NFE).


3rd - 7th of May 2017


10th - 14th of May 2017


**Please note that 6 trainers and 4 Eduk8 team members

will arrive 2 days before and leave one day later than participants**


Duration of the event: 5 days, from Wednesday (arrivals day) to Sunday (departure day)

Number of spots: 40 participants, 6 trainers, 4 Eduk8 team members = total of 50 people

Participation fee: Around 100 EUR, but the lower the better


What the OC should provide:


  • Accommodation: 4 nights (Wednesday to Sunday)

  • Food: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners

  • Coffee breaks: For all days (twice a day)

  • Opening and Closing sessions: One big room for these sessions, ready to welcome up to 50 people at the same time

  • Training rooms:

    • 2 classrooms for the workshops taking place simultaneously

    • 1 storage/working room for trainers and OC


More important information about the specific requirements can be found here.


Support for the application:

The Eduk8 events coordinator, Inês Cunha, is available for support during the pre-application phase to provide vital comments and suggestions for improvement to your application and budget. Please use this opportunity and contact her at the latest one week before the deadline to submit applications by writing to [email protected].


Application & election:


The official deadline to submit an application is 20th November 2016


Send a completed application form and budget to [email protected] and the Eduk8 Team ([email protected]).


Please keep in mind: The Eduk8 trainings are a bit different from other ESN events in terms of requirements. Please make sure to read carefully the list of requirements. The OC should also include the cost of the 4 facilitators, Eduk8 team and 2 mentor's participation fee.


We are very much looking forward to seeing your applications!


In case you would like to receive more information about Eduk8 don't hesitate to contact the Eduk8 Team at [email protected]