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BEST Zagreb

Board of European Students of Technology


BEST Zagreb is a voluntary non-profit student organization that provides the students of the University of Zagreb with a possibility of extra education in the chosen area of expertise, contacts with future employers, working in international teams, getting acknowledged with European cultures and developing an understanding for the cultural diversity whilst acquiring organizational skills.

The beginnings of BEST Zagreb go as far back as 1998 when the students of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture founded it. Thanks to further initiative, BEST Zagreb was registered as an organization in 1999.

BEST Zagreb is active in most technical and technological faculties of the University of Zagreb and has become one of the most renounced local BEST groups in Europe. BEST Zagreb currently has around 40 active members and more than 180 alumnae – once BESTies today successful engineers. Constant contact with the alumnae gives us the privilege of knowledge transfer that is upgraded and successfully used.


BEST Zagreb helps in the development of students in Zagreb as well as in Europe itself.

  • International focus – our target group are students all over Europe

  • BEST Courses – professional development of students

  • People not profit – education is a need, not a privilege 

You can either participate in one of our amazing projects or become part of BEST.


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.

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.


  • Providing complementary education
    Bringing a significant added value to the education provided by the universities.


  • Providing career support
    Connecting students with their future employers.
  • Increasing educational involvement
    Increasing the awareness of students on issues related to engineering education and improving engineering education through the input of those students.

BEST is a voluntary, non-political, non-profit, non-representative international association of European students of technology.

  • We do everything out of free will.
  • We are politically neutral.
  • We attempt to make no profit from our actions.
  • We represent nobody.
  • We are based in Europe.
  • We are there for European students of technology.
    We seek the ability to make changes and deal with changing conditions.
    We are open to everything new. We value and raise the ability of being mobile and to quickly respond to changes in the environment or any other obstacles that we face.
    We build good relationships in which people help, support and care for one another.
    We value good personal relations and teamwork. We focus on each person involved in our activities and in this way we create synergy.
  • FUN
    We enjoy everything we do.
    We value positive emotions of the people involved in our actions. We strive to make our activities enjoyable to everybody who is connected to them. We act with passion and strive to share this passion with people around us.
    We strive to continuously improve the standards in everything we do.
    We use all our creativity to enhance the way we work. This is to guarantee constant development of our actions.
    We gain skills and understanding through experience.
    We value everything we learn through the experience of being involved in our activities and we strive to learn as much as possible from every aspect of our work. We value personal development and strive for an open learning community, where we have the freedom to share and develop ideas.




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