Maksim Milto, a fourth-year undergraduate student at the European Humanities University (EHU) and former president of its Students' Union, was among ten student representatives elected to the new Executive Committee of the European Students' Union.
Milto served as president of EHU's Students' Union from October 2010-February 2012. Since then he has been serving as Vice-President of the Lithuanian National Union of Students, which nominated him to represent Lithuania at the European level.
Over 100 representatives from 47 national unions of students in 39 countries gathered in Budapest, Hungary last month for the election as well as the adoption of policy papers on the quality, internationalization, commodification, governance, and financing of higher education.
Founded in 1982, the European Students' Union represents 13,5 million students studying in 39 European countries. It advocates for and represents the interests of these students within the Bologna Follow-Up Group, the Council of Europe, the European Union, and UNESCO.