Anna Gumbau

Erasmus+ Made Easy! How to Make the Most of it and Give it a ‘Plus’

Plenty of AEGEE members have heard about Erasmus+ at some point. However, not many of us have actually gone through the time-consuming application process. The long application form and the large amount of questions and items you need to think about sound like an unreachable objective for many locals and European bodies of AEGEE. And yes – it is hard,… Read more →

Behind the Doors of Rue du Noyer 55 – Anna’s view

Or the ‘“life as Communications Director of AEGEE-Europe”. Dealing with communications means dealing with a considerable amount of accounts, social media channels and even managing a few devices at once. However, that is not all! As the rest of the members of the Comité Directeur, I have other tasks, ranging from the European Planning Meeting (EPM), to European Union funding… Read more →

A New Strategy for AEGEE’s Internal Education

“It is more or less common ground that one of the weakest points of AEGEE is its internal education. In all levels of the association, active members are expected to bring results virtually without any training at all”. Although this might sound familiar to many AEGEEans, these words were taken from AEGEE’s draft project on internal education back in 1999.… Read more →

AEGEE-Burgos, Local of the Month: “After an EPM, Maybe in Some Years We Will Have an Agora in Burgos!”

AEGEE-Burgos was born only six years ago, and since then, they haven’t stopped facing one challenge after another one: organising Summer Universities, Network Meetings, a Renove, several training courses… The ‘peak’ came only last February, when they organised a European Planning Meeting. Many agree that it has been one of the best statutory events in the past years, and they… Read more →

Introducing the Audit Commission, Rocking AEGEE’s Finances!

The Audit Commission is on fire! Right after having selected their jobshadowers for this term and collecting the Activity Reports from all AEGEE antennae, the team met from the 20th until the 22nd of March in Brussels to audit the finances of AEGEE-Europe. The AEGEEan talked to the President of the Audit Commission, Arnau Robert (AEGEE-Tarragona), about the current and… Read more →

Jovana Trajković for NetCom: “motivation and dedication are the most important for a Network Commissioner!”

24 years old, from Belgrade, student of Greek philology and an AEGEE addicted ready to support the development and cooperation among Balkan locals. The upcoming Spring Agora Asturias 2015 will host the elections for the next Network Commissioners, and Jovana Trajković will be one of the candidates. Just a few days before the Agora, The AEGEEan got to know better her… Read more →

Proposals for Dummies 5: Statutory Meetings

As the Agora Asturias 2015 is approaching at a high speed, our ‘Proposals for Dummies’ series is still ongoing! Today we are taking a look at three proposals which mainly concern Statutory Meetings, namely Agorae, European Planning Meetings and Network Meetings, and which aim at introducing some changes to the Antenna Criteria and the Working Format of the Agora. The… Read more →

AEGEE-Oviedo gets ready for an unforgettable Agora in Asturias

The applications for Spring AgorAsturias 2015 have just been opened! In the meantime, AEGEE-Oviedo is still working very hard to make this an unforgettable Agora – according to the local organisers, they have capacities for 1,200 participants! Here is what Alberto Cuesta Noriega, main organiser of the Agora, and Gerardo García Díaz, president of AEGEE-Oviedo, told The AEGEEan on behalf… Read more →