BEST (Board of European Students of Technology) organization was founded in 1989 in 15 European universities, the organization has been expanding and growing over time.
The Local BEST Group in Valencia (LBG Valencia) was founded in 2010 by a small group of Erasmus students, who were BEST members in their home universities, along with several classmates from Valencia.
LBG Valencia was accepted within the BEST organization as an Observer member during the President’s Meeting November 2011 in Copenhaguen supported by LBG Madrid.
During the next General Assembly, organized in France April 2012, LBG Valencia was promoted to Baby member within BEST organization. Therefore being allowed to use its visual image, to offer its services to every student in the Polytechnic University of Valencia and to enjoy being an official BEST member.
Finally, at the General Assembly held in April 2014 in Bucarest the LBG Valencia managed to reach the highest status (Full Membership).
With the support of ’Universitat Politècnica de València’ (UPV), ‘la Casa del Alumno’ (students home), ‘Delegación de Alumnos’ and the effort of our members, the Local BEST Group Valencia could made some events and activities during the year.
In those years we already have organised 3 engineering competitions, being two of them part of the EBEC Spain project (National event), one Autumn Course with 22 foreign participants and 2 students from UPV, also we organised a Regional Meeting where participated more than 80 BEST members from Italy, Portugal, and Spain. Among many others others activities for BEST members and students from UPV.
Nowadays, LBG Valencia get developing and making an effort to grow and offer much more to university students.