Throughout the year BEST organises various events and activities, some are on a local level in Erlangen, but the majority are international events which are taking place all over Europe. There are different types of events, but their common goals are to enable students to increase their international experience, establish contacts, learn, develop themselves and have fun.

Seasonal Courses

Seasonal Courses are 1-2 weeks lasting events taking part at various partner-universities spread across Europe. The courses consist of academic lectures centered around a specific course topic including practical parts and company visits. Besides the academical part there is also busy and adventurous social program, in which the culture, traditions and people of the host country can be discovered.

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Engineering Competitions

EBEC (European BEST Engineering Competition) is an engineering competition, where teams of students compete against each other trying to solve different technical problems. Students are given the chance to test their engineering knowledge, innovative thinking skills and their ability to work together in teams. There is no difference, whether you are a mechanic or economist, what really counts is Your way of creative problem solving.

EBEC Erlangen is held annually in Erlangen and is the local round of the international engineering competition.

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BEST Training Days

BEST Training Days (BTD) are local events providing students of Friedrich Alexander University with the opportunity to take part in various soft-skill trainings. Together with our industry-partners we offer students the chance to develop skills that are useful for their university classes and future careers.

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