If you are an Erasmus student, the European Student Card should not sound new to you. As part of the broader initiative ESCI (European Student Card Initiative), the Card is also crucial to promoting student participation in educational and cultural activities in line with the vision to create a European Education Area by 2025.
The European Student Card Initiative (the ESCI) is composed of three building blocks
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The Initiative is a step forward in the transition towards a digital European society and a true European Education Area, in which spending time abroad to study and learn is the norm, and educational excellence is a reality for all.
The European Student Card establishes a common European identity for higher education students. Students can get their student status verified easily across Europe with their European Student Card.
Which are the benefits?
Integrate your current card with the ESC to gain the benefits of a European dimension. By adding the ESC to your existing cards you can
The ESC is your gateway to on- and off- campus services by affirming your student status recognition at other universities around the EU. You’ll be able to
On and off-campus service provider:
Streamline how you verify student status more quickly. You will get
So now… what is your opinion about the European Student Card?
Every year, a survey is carried out to understand students’ experience with the use and management of Student Cards and improve the service. With this survey, the Commission aims to:
It will take you no more than 10 minutes to fill in the survey, which is available here.