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What is AIESEC?

What is AIESEC?

  • Present in over 1,100 universities and campuses in over 100 countries and territories, AIESEC, the world largest student-run organization, is a global, non-political, independent, not-for-profit organization run by students and recent graduates of institutions of higher education. AIESEC provides an international platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential so as to have a positive impact on society.
  • Towards this aim, AIESEC provides over 8,300 leadership positions and delivering over 470 conferences to our membership of over 38,000 students every year. AIESEC also runs an exchange program that enables over 7,500 exchange opportunities annually for students and recent graduates to live an unique experience in another country.
  • Our partner organizations, literally thousands from all sectors, look at AIESEC as a way to support the development of young people and to have access to high-potential young talent from around the world.
  • Our alumni are leaders within these organizations and their communities – using the experience, skills, and increased vision that AIESEC gave them to be agents of positive change.

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Global AIESEC History

1948 Establishment of AIESEC in the world 1949 1st Stockholm Congress, 89 students participated in exchange program 1960 Got 2467 exchanges in the world 1961 1st seminar as part of trainee’ reception experience 1974 1st seminar as part of trainee’ reception experience Got 4232 exchanges at 1970 in the world 1974 1st International Congress in …


1967 Establishment of AIESEC by Professor Hsia of the School of Economics AIESEC in Hong Kong acquired full member at Istanbul International Congress after 1 year period of probationary membership. Establishment of 1st Local Committee – AIESEC-LC-HKU starting with Economics Society of the University of Hong Kong 1968 International Traineeship Exchange Program (ITEP) was commenced …