International student festival in Europe is the best opportunity for students to make the world a better place. There are five popular festivals in Belgrade, Trondheim, Ilmenau, Timisoara, and Riga. Don’t miss chance to spend some quality time being a participant of these festivals.
International Student Week in Ilmenau is the biggest one in Germany. It takes place every second year at the “Ilmenau University of Technology”. During the 10 days of ISWI, young people from all over the world with different cultural backgrounds will get to know each other and share their points of view. The purpose of the intercultural dialogue is to improve tolerance and open-mindedness among guests and local people. The participants will have the opportunity to exchange their experiences and views, to discuss about current issues and to develop ideas and possible solutions for the discussed problems.
ISWI also stands for the name of the organizing organization, Initiative solidarische Welt Ilmenau e.V., which is a non-governmental non-profit organization which aims to: "be an initiative for a more peaceful world - to promote mutual understanding and respect".
International Student Festival in Trondheim (ISFiT ) is the world’s largest international student festival and each year has a theme related to social and political topics with international relevance. The theme of ISFiT 2015 was “Corruption” and it was subject for debate in the 18 workshops, which all have a different topic related to corruption. The festival theme was also be addressed by renowned speakers in plenary sessions during the festival. In addition to the workshops, ISFiT highlights the festival theme through a vast cultural program consisting of concerts, plenary sessions, art exhibitions, performing arts and ceremonies. The culture program offers an extensive range of events for the visiting participants, but is also available for the population of Trondheim.
International Student Company Festival (ISCF) is one of the biggest Student Company events in Europe gathering together more than 100 Student Companies and their business advisers from the whole Europe. Each year the participants get to take part in a Trade Fair which is organized in a shopping centre during which they get evaluated by a jury consisting of different field specialists which gives the companies great experience and growth possibilities. During this Trade Fair the best Companies in the nominations and also the Company of the Festival is found and afterwards congratulated at the Award Ceremony. Also during the Festival the Teachers and Staff members get a chance to participate in the JA International Teacher's Conference, and the students - in different activities organized by JA Latvia and their partners.
ISWinT (International Student Week in Timisoara) is an international festival that gathers participants from all over the world each year since 1994. The purpose of this festival is to give the students from different countries the opportunity to communicate freely, to express their opinions in a productive manner, while enjoying a taste of our local culture. Each edition’s theme was selected in order to show the students’ concerns towards the present and the future:
ISWinT has reached the beautiful age of 22 years. Given the conditions that school can be a limited environment and the virtual scene too vast and filled with distractions for concentrating on purpose, ISWinT is the perfect place to make a change.
ISWiB stands for International Student Week in Belgrade. It is an international educational and cultural festival that takes place in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, city that never sleeps. During one week in July a participant will be provided with the opportunity not just to be introduced to Belgrade and Serbian culture, but to participate in various workshops dealing with the eminent problems of today’s world society using different methods such as: biotechnical, musical, video, etc. Share your ideas and beliefs with your counterparts from all around the world in an environment free of prejudices, violence, xenophobia and hate speech. Get in touch with outstanding professionals in diverse fields and use gained experience in improving your own local society or for starting up your own projects.