BEST (Board of European students of technology) is a non-profit and apolitical student organization organized and led only by students. The organization consists of 96 local BEST groups in as many universities as possible, with over 3,300 active members in 34 countries across Europe. Each of these groups has its own Local Executive Committee and organizes numerous local and international BEST events (projects).

Vision– Empowered diversity

People understand and respect different cultures and societies. The environment of empowered diversity supports people in applying their full potential and acting responsibly.

Mission – Developing students

BEST helps students to achieve an international mindset, to reach a better understanding of cultures and societies and to develop the capacity to work in culturally diverse environments. BEST creates opportunities for personal development of students and supports them in reaching their full potential.


Core activity is providing complementary education for students, namely bringing a significant added value to the education provided by the universities. In addition to aforementioned, BEST is providing career support and connecting students with their future employers, and also increasing the awareness of students on issues related to engineering education and improving engineering education through the input of those students.