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Buddy Programme

ESN UMB BB - Erasmus Student Network which started in the academic year 2009/2010 and it provides help to international students in the beginning of their studies at the University.
Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is a non-for-profit international student organization. Their mission is to represent international students, thus provide opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of Students Helping Students.

Foreign students incoming to Banska Bystrica are automatically enrolled in the buddy system. You will be contacted by your buddy/tutor a few weeks before official start of semester in your university. If it is not done so five weeks before the official start, send us an email to and we will send you back more detailed information.

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