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Profile of registrant

European Federation of Older Students at Universities

Identification number in the register: 95665842136-67
Registration date: 09/08/09 15:05:46

The information on this organisation was last modified on 15/07/14 13:32:42
The date of the last annual update was 15/07/14 13:32:42

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: European Federation of Older Students at Universities
Acronym: EFOS
Legal status: Association under Austrian law
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Peter Hug
Position: president

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Peter Hug
Position: president

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 19 Červeňákova 
Bratislava 84101
Telephone number: (+421) 2 643 61655
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: •Fostering of academic studies of older people together with younger students or at special academies/universities for older people
•Fostering of joint projects for older students throughout Europe
•Fostering and securing the access of older people to academic education also without formal qualifications
•Public support of academic education for older people in politics and society
•Fostering of autonomous national organisations with similar goals
•Identifying possibilities to utilize the skills and expertise of older students for the benefit of science and society
•Cooperation with other international organisations that support lifelong learning (LLL)
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 1000
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Higher education for older people

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Culture
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs


Total number of members that are natural persons: 20
Number of member organisations: 15
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • Berliner Akademie für weiterbildende Studien e.V. (1,000 members)
  • Dresdner Seniorenakademie für Wissenschaft und Kunst (1,000 members)
  • fgs - Verein zur Förderung des Gasthörer- und Seniorenstudiums Köln (1,000 members)
  • OeH Generationenreferat Graz (500 members)
  • HOVO-Nederland (25,000 members)
  • Kontaktstudium für Beruf und Familie Kiel (400 members)
  • Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg (1,000 members)
  • Seniorenuniversitetet Uppsala (1,700 members)
  • Technical University Brno (1,000 members)
  • Univerzita Tretieho Veku Comenius University Bratislava (1,600 members)
  • Uniwersytet Wroclaw - UTW (700 members)
  • Vrienden Senioren Academie Groningne en Drenthe (400 members)
  • Universidad Permanente Alicante (1,000 members)
  • Akademie ZAWiW Ulm (1,000 members)
  • HochschülerInnenschaft an der Uni Wien (10,000 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 2,000
of which public financing:
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 2,000
- donations:
- contributions from members: 2,000
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year:
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.