Membership Benefits

For Alumni, Students and for Universities and International Studies Departments

OCEANS focuses on achieving its mission by focusing on providing the following:

  • Connect with potential business and professional contacts within OCEANS and other Erasmus+ networks
  • Develop professional skills
  • Contribute to the cause of global mobility
  • Participate in workshops for free
  • Build communication/soft skills
  • Build technical skills
  • Find out about new job opportunities around the world
  • Seek out mentors or become a mentor in a given field
  • Participate in conversations with a large group of highly-educated, globally-focused individuals and make a difference
  • Meet potential business partners from different countries
  • Develop your cross cultural communication skills
  • Receive travel cost reimbursement (with active participation)
  • Build your CV and showcase your international experience to employers
  • Volunteering opportunity to push your comfort zone and learn new skills
  • Participate in OCEANS Annual General Meetings (AGM)
  • Make new friends
  • Receive travel vouchers for participating in events
  • Find out about opportunities for exclusive events from other ESAA member organisations
  • Way to get funding for projects that help your community or projects to share your experiences with others
  • Way to get funding for projects that help your community or projects to share your experiences with others
  • Join a global network of like minded people
  • Get funding opportunities for your university international students club
  • Network while studying in the university exchange country
  • Stay connected with globally-focused people after returning home
  • Participate or run pre-departure seminars at your university
  • Seek out mentors in your degree field
  • Gain new skills and improve your employability
  • Develop your cross-cultural communication skills
  • Refine your global mindset. Get access to people who can show you travel spots only the locals in your exchange country know about
  • Participate in seminars, trainings and workshops to strengthen your educational experience
  • Reimbursed costs for active participation in OCEANS events
  • Make new friends and connections face-to-face
  • Build relationships with graduates who could be important contacts for jobs or future work projects
  • Find people who are in the network when you move to a new area
  • Find out about opportunities for exclusive events from other ESAA and organisations
  • Connect with professors in your degree programme around the world
  • Gain new cultural perspectives and experiences
  • Provide students a platform for networking and information sharing that is backed by the European Commission
  • OCEANS can help universities to create promotional materials/events for international mobility (ex. Testimonials, videos, etc)
  • Gain access to funding opportunities for events for students like pre-departure meetings
  • Connect with new partner universities for future exchanges in new regions of the world
  • Get up-to-date information about international initiatives and projects
  • Increase your visibility and international exposure to potential students
  • Help improve students' employability by preparing students for a global marketplace
  • Find potential interns who will gain valuable experience working with you

Join Us!

Membership is free of charge, career-enhancing, allows you to impact your community, and keeps you connected with the world. Join now to enrich your personal and professional life—find career opportunities, travel to new places, make lifelong friends, and have fun!