It is every young person’s responsibility to take a positive role shaping the future of our planet.
We believe every young person deserves the chance, and tools, to fulfill their potential.
We provide young people with self-driven, practical, global experiences. We enable them to see the world, make a real difference and discover what truly matters to them – all while creating a positive social impact.
Why we do it?
Our belief is that sustainable, informed and globally-minded leadership can help us solve many of today’s challenges. Our global platform enables young people with opportunities to grow in confidence, gain experience and can perhaps fail but learn fast. By doing so, they can learn more about themselves and the world around them – and just how much their actions can change the environment they live in.
Striving For Excellence
We aim to deliver the highest quality performance in everything we do. Through creativity and innovation we seek to continuously improve.
We are consistent and transparent in our decisions and actions. We fulfill our commitments and conduct ourselves in a way that is true to our vision.
We lead by example and inspire leadership through action and results, taking full responsibility for developing others.
We act in a way that is sustainable for our organisation and society. Our decisions take into account the needs of future generations
We create dynamic and welcoming environments which stimulate active and enthusiastic participation by our members.
We seek to learn from the different ways of life and opinions represented in our multicultural environment. We respect and actively encourage the contribution of every individual.
|1948||AIESEC is officially founded after WWII with the mission “to expand the understanding of a nation by expanding the understanding of the individuals, changing the world one person at a time.”|
|1955||AIESEC expands into the Middle East region – this was the first non-European presence in AIESEC. This year AIESEC passed 1,000 international exchange experiences for the first time.|
|1964||AIESEC’s supporter base reaches fever pitch as Pope Paul VI welcomes AIESEC’s global leadership teams to international congress 1964 in Rome, Italy.|
|1977||AIESEC has full member committees in 50 countries across 6 continents.|
|1984||AIESEC achieves 5,000 exchanges within 1 calendar year.|
|1989||The global network is united with a new mission statement: What we Envision: “peace and fulfillment of humankind’s potential.”|
|2006||AIESEC was officially founded in Azerbaijan|
|2011||Over 18,000 international exchanges were delivered by 60,000 in 110 countries and territories.|
|2015||AIESEC plays a contributing role in determining the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals|
WE ARE A YOUTH LEADERSHIP MOVEMENT
We proudly count a Nobel Peace Price laureate and numerous world, business and NGO leaders among our one million strong alumni community across the world.
To date, we’ve delivered over 480,000 internship and volunteering experiences, and it’s all been led by young leaders who believe in making the world a better place.