before 2015
  • 2012: The Three Musketeers Susanne Pfeuffer (President AAGermany, former secretary of AAI), Fabian Tschan (President AASwitzerland) and Peter Mandl (President of AAAustria) started working together and criticized developments on international level which led to the idea of forming a regional body to speak with a louder voice, share best practices and support the set up of new national alumni associations
  • 2013: Discussions heated up at the AIESEC Alumni International Meetings in Novi Sad, Serbia, and Vienna, Austria anding with the mandate for Peter Mandl to set up the European Region
  • 2014: Progress was made at the German General Assembly that followed the 50 years’ anniversary of the association as the assembly decided to support the European Idea
  • April: First official AAE General Assembly at AIESEC Alumni International Meeting in (Esposende) Porto, Portugal, elected the founding executive board: Peter Mandl (President), Fabian Tschan (Treasurer) and Christiane Stein (VP Communications)
  • November: First StepUp conference for the leadership bodies of the alumni communities in Europe took place in Reims, France
  • Alumni Theme Programme (ATP) started based on AIESEC’s Global Theme Programme of the 1990s – first theme: “Intercultural collaboration – through education and sustainable economy”
  • July: First European Regional Alumni Conference (ERAC) and RhineCruise hosted by AIESEC Alumni Germany gathered 200 participants from Germany and Europe in Bacharach, Germany
  • November: StepUp conference held in Athens, Greece, in conjunction with 60 years’ anniversary of AIESEC in Greece
  • May: ERAC and WOWcheWeekend hosted by AIESEC Alumni Italy in Castiglione della Pescaia, Italy
  • November: StepUp in London, UK, conclusion of first Alumni Theme Programme and decision on new theme
  • AIESEC Alumni Germany started fee sharing based on financial agreement and actively supports AIESEC Alumni Europe
  • 2nd ATP “Break out of the Routine” started
  • May: ERAC and Bulgarian Founders Meeting hosted by AIESEC Alumni Bulgaria in Varna, Bulgaria – conference cycle well established by now and first conference with a chair (Anja Simic)
  • September: StepUp & RhineCruise hosted by AIESEC Alumni Germany in Bacharach, Germany
  • Board & Management Team growing to 12 persons