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Simply the BEST for technology students

Think taking extra courses is boring? Think again!

BEST (Board of European Students of Technology) is a non-profit organisation that offers short courses throughout the year where engineering students get the chance to learn more about a topic of interest.

These courses offer the chance to follow lectures, visit companies, industrial plants and research centres and take part in case studies. At the end you take an exam and, if the course is recognised by your home university, you can even receive ECTS credits for it.

But it it’s not all hard work – you also get to meet lots of people from some of the 30 participating countries and take part in cultural events.

 

How to apply

Interested? You can apply if you are a student of technology from a university with a Local BEST group or if your university is a BEST partner organisation.

Find out how to apply and start working on your motivation letter. The deadlines vary for the different seasons of courses.