Applications open for the European Gathering 2019!

Words by Cameron Fay, Economics Education Campaign Manager, RE

Rethinking Economics is excited to give you the chance to apply to the European Gathering in Homberg, Germany.

The weekend residential takes place from Thursday 21st to Sunday 24th November. Applications to attend are open to anyone who is an active member organising in a Rethinking Economics group in Europe or in Oikos, Germany Netzwerk or PEPs – or anyone who would like to become more involved any of these networks.

Why should you come to the European Gathering?

Together we stand stronger! This weekend is a key step towards deeper collaboration between the network groups and members across Europe. You will get to know organisers from across our borders, share experiences and learn about how we can keep building a stronger network and movement.

There’ll be a range of workshops, talks and strategy planning all designed to enhance the campaign for a better economics and to strengthen the connectivity in our community.

What are the entry requirements?

To apply you need to be a student or other active member currently residing in Europe. Aside from that, you need to be prepared to get stuck in during a busy weekend of organisation-building activities, campaign preparation and skills-sharing, and be ready to implement and share your new skills when back at university.

Please fill in this form to confirm your application.

**Please circulate the survey to your committee members and key organisers for them to apply.**

When is the deadline?

The final deadline for applicants is to 12th September 2019..

Please apply as soon as possible so we can confirm attendance numbers!

How much does it cost?

Rethinking Economics will provide for all meals and accommodation on the weekend. A travel grant will be available to cover travel costs for all those that require it. Rethinking Economics is committed ensuring that no-one is prevented from attending the European Gathering due to their financial circumstances.

If you have any questions or queries, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the European Gathering Lead Organiser, Cameron Fay, at

Thanks very much and see hopefully see you in November!

Rethinking Economics

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