Some call it Europe – We call it Home

AEGEE is one of Europe’s biggest interdisciplinary student organisations, striving for a democratic, diverse and borderless Europe. As a non-governmental, politically independent, and non-profit organisation AEGEE is open to students and young people from all faculties and disciplines. Founded in 1985 in Paris, today AEGEE has grown to a Network of 13000 friends, present in 200 cities in 40 countries all over Europe.

Candlelight Picknick

Candlelight Picnic at Bismarck-Tower 08.05.16

On a warm Sunday evening we met on the banks of Neckar and walked along the Philosopher’s path to the Bismarck Tower. There, we set up a nice little picnic surrounded by candles. Everyone brought some food and drinks and AEGEE provided beer, small pretzels and Spundekäs, a traditional German cheese. A small bonfire was made to keep the freezing… Read more →


Galaball 20.02.16

The best event of Heidelberg’s student life so far was the Galaball 2016 in the iconic castle of Heidelberg. Upto 400 international, local and Erasmus students from all over Europe gathered in the King’s hall of the legendary castle to celebrate AEGEE Heidelberg’s 30th birthday. Dressed in their best evening gowns, the students danced as couples and in groups to… Read more →


New Year’s Event Siena 29.12.2015-2.01.2016

New Year’s Events are a great way of casually getting started within the European level of AEGEE. It’s mainly about cultural exchange and having fun and not as “serious” as, say, network meetings. We decided to leave Heidelberg one day earlier so we could see Florence and meet up with some of the NYE participants before the actual event in… Read more →


Hot Hut Weekend 11.12.-13.12.15

This was one of our very special events. Each semester there’s one weekend where we meet at a local hut on the countryside to do some entertaining, educational and team building activities. This time we went to the „Naturfreundehaus“ close to Neckarmühlbach. An amazing location close to two (!) castles – of which we conquered one at night – with a… Read more →