SCiM Student Conference in Maribor
Student Conference in Maribor (SCiM) is an international student conference, which is held every year in Maribor, Slovenia. Each year more than 50 students from all around the world gather at this 10-day to attend different workshops and debate about important issues of the society and youth while also expressing their opinion through the critical point of view. Besides that SCiM offers a variety od fun afternoon and evening activities for its participants to enjoy.
The main purpose of the conference
The main purpose of the conference is to unite students from different countries in one place, where they have the opportunity to gain new knowledge through our workshops. Participants also get to experience the city of Maribor through different activities, explore Slovenia on a two-day excursion and establish new friendships.
The first SCiM was organized in 1996
The first SCiM was organized in 1996. Since then, we have been discussing different topics that were provocative and interesting, solving problems concerning nationalism, student mobility, student national policies, we had lectures about the integration of higher education, the future of Europe, public access to education, employment and unemployment.
During SCiM, participants stay in student dormitory and have 3 meals per day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). We cover accommodation, food, organization… The participants need to cover the expenses of their trip to the city of Maribor and need to pay a participation fee for other activities.