Founded in 2002 by French and international students, Autour du Monde had for mission to welcome and integrate the international students in Nantes thanks to various activities. In 2010, the association joined the ESN network and took the name ESN Nantes - Autour du Monde. The association has for missions to : act for the welcoming and the integration of the international students in Nantes, promote international mobility towards a french public, favor exchanges between these students and the local population and make them participate to the local life.

ESN Nantes - Autour du Monde : around 500 members, about 40 volunteers+ than 100 activities per year.