Introduction to fundraising

Hello, thank you for your interest in fundraising of Buddy System. You can find basic information about fundraising of our student organization in the fundraising section. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me via email on or on a telephone number +420 601 230 035. Karolína Janatková, Head of Fundraising

ESN VŠE Prague - partners

You can find our partners in section Fundraising-> Partners

Aims of Buddy System

  • Help foreign students in a new environment
  • Support foreign students getting to know the Czech Republic and its culture
  • Create an opportunity for Czech and foreign students to build international friendships
  • Give Czech students possibility to experience international atmosphere while they are still in Prague and support their knowledge of foreign languages
Why become a sponsor of Buddy System? Apart from the fact that you would support the right thing (see our aims), cooperation with us can have also interesting benefits for you.

ESN VŠE Praha – Buddy System offers to its partner

  • Access to international and Czech students that we take care of, as well as to members of Buddy System
  • Presentation of your company everywhere where Buddy System is present:
    • In the corridors of the University of Economics
    • In the Buddy System office
    • On the web pages of Buddy System
    • On the ESN cards, that are given to the foreign students at the beginning of the semester
    • On printed materials (leaflets, posters promoting our events)
    • During our out-of-school activities
  • Opportunity to present your products or services
    • At the information meetings organized by Buddy System for the students
    • At the Nation 2 Nation parties
    • During presentations of universities
The particular form of support will be arranged individually.

ESN VŠE Prague - Buddy System expects from its partner

  • Financial or material support in following forms:

Which activities can you support?

Nation 2 Nation Party We organize one of the biggest student parties in Prague. Do you offer services that could be presented during a party - e.g. hairdresser show, henna painting, dancing school or something similar? If you perform at our party, it will be a great opportunity for you to preset yourself in front of lots of students and young people! Individual projects Buddy System realizes various projetcts whose aim is to support students' mobility. For example International Week Prague and iTour Day-to-day operation Throughout the whole academic year Buddy System conducts various events for both Czech and international students and with these activities are connected quite a lot of costs. You can support our day-to-day operation both financially and materially (depending on our actual needs and your possibilities). Buddy System organizes other activities on which you can take part! You can find out about our new activities in buddynews or direclty in the Calendar of events. In case you would like to be informed about our events, subscribe for buddynews, a weekly email that is sent every week during Spring and Fall semesters.  

ESN VŠE Praha - Buddy System

  • takes care of incoming exchange students and helps them with orientation in the new environment
  • organizes mentor system (e.g. Czech students who take care of the Exchange students)
  • provides various social activities for Czech and Exchange students
  • organizes presentations of countries and partner universities
  • manages common administration (marketing, fundraising, HR, accounting, PR)
  • cooperates with foreign sections of Erasmus Student Network (ESN)

ESN VŠE Praha - Buddy System also

  • has direct access to more than 14,000 students in Prague and to many other students in the Czech republic
  • is in touch with about 300 foreign students each term
  • manages its own team – students with extensive language skills, experience with studying abroad and working in international teams, who could be your potential future employees
Since 1997 ESN VŠE Praha - Buddy System has interconnected students who voluntarily in their free time help to improve international environment at Czech universities. We support meetings and contacts among Czech and foreign students, we help Exchange students to make their stay in the Czech Republic as easy and enjoyable as possible. We aim to professionalize our services and even overtake in their quality similar organizations at prestigious European universities. In 2002 we joined the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) – an international organization, working with more than 60,000 students in the entire Europe.