About EBEC

European BEST Engineering Competition (EBEC) is a 3 level, team-based competition, on 2 categories – Team Design and Case Study.

Teams are composed of 4 students from technology fields, regardless of status of their degree, and tasks they’re solving are provided by BEST and company partners. The team which proves to be the most efficient, creative and successful solution at the end of competition finale is granted by “BEST Engineers of Europe” title.

EBEC project begins every year by the first Local Round of EBEC that is organized in Europe, followed by other Local Rounds of EBEC as well as National/Regional rounds of EBEC and reaches its end in the Final Round of EBEC – event that is organised in the beginning of August. The winning teams from Local Rounds progress to National/Regional Rounds and the winning teams from National and Regional Rounds are competing in Final round of EBEC.


EBEC Nis is a local round of EBEC held in Niš, Serbia by Local BEST Group Nis (BEST Nis). Students from University of Niš have an opportunity to participate in the competition where they will put their knowledge and creativity to the test. Winners will get some awesome prizes and a chance to prove themselves on EBEC Balkan, our regional round.


Case Study

In Case Study your team will be tasked with to create a theoretical solution to a problem based on an economical, logistical, engineering or corporate topic, after which you will present your solution to a jury judges.

Victory depends not only from the quality of the solution but also from the quality of the presentation.

Team Design

In Team Design your team has to solve a given technical problem by creating an actual working model. The model has to be build by the material and tools you will be provided with. After you finish you will get a chance to demonstrate your model to a jury of judges.

Practical skills, creativity and good communication are key for success.

Where to next if your team wins?

EBEC Balkan

After you win next step is our regional round, EBEC Balkan. Here you will compete against best teams from our whole region and the tasks will get harder. Only the best team will win and go to the final round, so you better sharpen your skills.

EBEC Balkan is hosted by one of our Local BEST Groups in the region, so you never know which country you may end up competing in.

EBEC Final

If you win the regional round your final step on the EBEC journey is our final round, EBEC Final. Here the competition will be tight, but the prizes will be huge. You will go head to head with Europe’s best teams so be ready.

EBEC Final is held by one of our local groups in Europe, so pack your bags and get ready to travel to some of the most beautiful places Europe has to offer. 

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Challenge yourself,  go beyond your limits and test your skills. Assemble your team and sign up!