April 29, 2010

ISWinT 2010

Applications are now open for the 17th edition of the International Student Week in Timisoara that will take place between the 19th and 26th of July, 2010 in Timisoara, Romania.

"Closed Eyes, Open Mind” is the theme of this years festival. Nowadays we are surrounded by bright colors and technology which keeps us away from the important things in life. Join us and together we will cross the borders of imagination trying to close our eyes and open our minds.

ISWinT (International Students Week in Timisoara) is an international festival that gathers participants from all over the world each spring since 1994. The purpose of this festival is to give an opportunity to the students from different countries to communicate freely, to express their opinions, to interact in a better way, and debate on different themes.

During the 7 days of festival the participants have the opportunity to make new friends, to know the Romanian culture, to discuss, to express their opinions during the workshops, to attend the conferences. There is a possibility to relax and to have fun each night at the parties and at the sports afternoon. Romania's beautiful landscape is revealed during the one-day trip, when we visit the surroundings.

To be eligible for participation, you currently need to be a student and have good English skills. Participants will be chosen on the basis of their motivation essays.

Application deadline is May 20, 2010.

To apply online, please go to the website: http://iswint.ro


  1. There was a 80 euro participation fee that covers accommodation, food(3 meals/day), free entrance to parties and all the places we will visit, the costs for the trip in the surroundings of Timisoara, transportation around the city during the festival, materials for the workshops. The 80 euro fee does not include travel expenses to and from Timisoara and visa costs.

    However, the deadline for ISWINT 2010 passed long ago. Look for info on ISWINT 2011 on our blog soon!