Erasmus Student Network Latvia (Erasmus Studentu Tīkls Latvija) is part of the largest student association in Europe; called the Erasmus Student Network (ESN AISBL), it is present in more than 500 Higher Education Institutions in 39 counties. ESN Latvia serves as a link between ESN AISBL and the 4 Latvian sections.
The Goals of ESN Latvia:
- Enhance the academic and social integration of international students and the reintegration of local studens after their return from academic exchange
- Advocacy of the interests of the international students and students who have been involved in exchange programmes in Latvia;
- To create an environment of understanding between different cultures within different nationalities by using informal education methods;
- Promote the study and traineeship mobility as part of the study process in Latvia;
- The internationalisation of Latvian Higher Education and making Latvian Higher Education more popular and accessible for international students;
- Support and promote the development and cooperation of the member sections of ESN Latvia.
At the moment ESN Latvia unites 4 sections working in 4 Higher Education Institutions all across Latvia. The Members of ESN Latvia are: