ESR | Athens

ESR ATHENS, join for an amazing week full of companies, culture and clubs!


This year’s destination of ESR Fall will be Athens! From the 24th of November to the 1st of December, a group of 25 students, 2 professors and 6 committee members will join together for a week to visit this beautiful Greek city and conduct the research. The trip will consist of a combination of cultural activities, company visits with the aim of finalizing our research, and chances to experience the amazing nightlife that the city has to offer.

ESR is an amazing experience for students. It’s an opportunity to bring something unique to your university experience, a chance to broaden and diversify your skill set, a way to improve your research skills and an amazing way to create memories and new friendships. All of this in the beautiful ancient city of Athens!

Athens is a city that is home to a unique combination of multinationals from a variety of markets and exciting startups with great prospects. This year, the research theme will be “Digitalization: the path to growth” You will be split up into teams of 5 students, each with a specific sub theme to focus the research on. More information about the sub themes can be found under the theme tab.

The ESR experience begins with an opening dinner, followed by 7 weeks of lectures, dinners and socials every Monday night. A variety of different topics, lecturers and points of view will be discussed each week. After we return, there will be another 2 weeks of lectures before the final dinner in order to put the finishing touches on our work.

The total cost of joining will be €200,-, which includes plane tickets, accommodation and transportation during our stay, as well as various other activities to take part in.

This ESR experience is one that is unique, and should not be missed! In order to take part in this amazing project, sign up on the website. Applications open on the 23rd of August and close on the 16th of September, 23:59! The applications are open to bachelor students of the FEB with at least 45 ECTS

For any other questions about the trip, feel free to contact us at esrfall@ebfgroningen.nl.