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BEST, Board of European Students of Technology is a constantly growing non-profit and non political organisation. Since 1989 we provide communucation, cooperation and exchange possibilities for students all over Europe.

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


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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 Spirit

BEST Spirit is the inspiration for all our actions. The 5 values carrying us forward are;FLEXIBILITY, FRIENDSHIP, LEARNING IMPROVMENT and FUN.

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Founded in 2008, LBG (Local BEST Group) Istanbul Yildiz has been an active and hardworking member of BEST ever since. We’re an enthusiastic and dynamic group of friends mainly composed of engineering students at Yildiz Technical University. With over 80 active members we are one of the strongest teams in Europe. Yearly, we organise 12 local and international events which are very popular among students from all universities in Istanbul. Our events are largely attended by over 6 000 students every year. For more information please visit our website.

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BEST Istanbul Yildiz will also hold the LOCAL ROUND in 2021, as we do every year. During this local round, students from Yildiz Technical University test their knowledge and practical skills in both Team Design and Case Study category, in an online environment. There are 10 teams, each team has 4 highly skilled competitors. At the end of the local round, two teams, one for Case Study and the other for Team Design, are chosen by the jury as the winners of the Local Round of BEST Istanbul Yildiz and they proceed to the National Round, EBEC Turkey.

Case Study

The teams have the opportunity to analyse and solve a problem based on a real situation. To do that the participants have access to the research tools such as internet and they must present their solution after 6 to 7 hours of working. The participant profile should include following things: – Critical Thinking – Solution Techniques – Creativity – Be logistically compatible


Team Design

Team design is a practical challenge that requires the design, creation and presentation of a prototype model that can successfully meet specific construction and operation criteria, all done in a limited amount of tima and through the use of limited resources (metarials and/or software). -Be practical -Be creative -Be economic -Be applicable



● You have to participate with your 3 friends as a group.Totally 4+1 people (+1 replacement, optional) ● All of group members should be Yıldız Technical University students. ● You have to keep your camera and microphone on during the competition. ● Everyone has to speak English during the competition and presentation.


● Does the competitors’ study field matter?

No, it does not.

● Do I have to pay a fee for the contest?

There are no fees inclueded in any round.

● How will the scoring be done?

Scoring will be done by our school’s professors.

● Can I apply for both team design and case study?

Yes, you can.

● Is there any training sessions besides competition, do I have to attend these sessions?

There will be company presentations which are mandatory for the competitors to attend.

● What can I earn from this competition?

If you win the local round you will have a chance to compete in the national round. After winning the National Round, you can compete in the EBEC Final and if you win that, you can call yourself the best engineer in the Europe. In addition, you will get participant certificate and if you end up in the top 3, you will get a certificate of achievement.


Task Partners
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Balıkesir Elektromekanik Sanayi Tesisleri A.Ş. was founded by the Yırcalı Family in 1966 in Balıkesir. BEST was established with 100% domestic capital, which is the first high-voltage transformer manufacturer in Turkey. Our company, which started its production in its facilities in Balıkesir Heavy Industrial Zone, today serves in Balıkesir Organized Industrial Zone with the investments it has made over the years and its new facilities equipped with high technology. By establishing BEST Elektrik Taahhüt ve Ticaret A.Ş (BETAŞ) in 2010, BEST also stepped into the energy contracting business and started to offer turnkey solution partnerships to its customers. Thus, mainly Turkey and Europe, the Balkans, the Middle East and North Africa also continues to work in the electrical contracting field strengths.

Turk Telekom

Türk Telekom, with 180 years of history, is the first integrated telecommunications operator in Turkey. In 2015, Türk Telekomünikasyon A.Ş. adopted a “customer-oriented” and integrated structure in order to respond to the rapidly changing communication and technology needs of customers in the most powerful and accurate way, while maintaining the legal entities of TT Mobil İletişim Hizmetleri A.Ş. and TTNET A.Ş. intact and adhering to the rules and regulations to which they are subject. Having a wide service network and product range in the fields of individual and corporate services, Türk Telekom unified its mobile, internet, phone and TV products and services under the single “Türk Telekom” brand as of January 2016.

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Daikin Industries, Ltd. is a Japanese multinational air conditioning manufacturer. It operates in Turkey since 1978. After July 2011, it became an essential company in Turkey's air conditioning industry by buying Airfel company's shares. Company's headquarters is in Istanbul. It has six district offices, 300 distributors, 500 stores, and 501 authorized services. Daikin is serving a wide geography in Turkey. Daikin Turkey provides a wide range of products to the air conditioning sector with the latest technology and an experienced professional team. Daikin Turkey has been operating in the world to provide the most convenient and comfortable solutions to consumers' needs.

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... has been founded by Dr. Kadir Kırmızı. Went live. Started to sell tickets with a unique loyalty program providing free tickets. First and unique innovative feature in Turkey (and probably in the World) that let people to convert credit card bonuses to flight tickets went live. Turkey's Flight Travel Profile 2016 has been released. It has been broadcasted on Hurriyet, NTV and many other national newspapers and TVs. Turna has been selected as "Featured App" by App Store


Isan Infotech, an expert in location-based technologies, was founded in 2000. Digital Map Production, Maps Platform, Vehicle Tracking, the IOT and geographic information systems specialist products and services in the areas of the map and the team of software engineers develops and manufactures in Turkey. The developed strong strategic partnerships in the world and Turkey Infotech in location-based technology adds value to their customers


Infomag Publishing has been operating since 2000 with an aim to provide magazine fans in Turkey with a publishing notion of global quality and perspective. Within its body, it holds INFOMAG, a monthly magazine published for 9 years in order to meet the requirements of the business world, and BusinessWeek Turkey, the Turkish version of the most popular business magazine worldwide.

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... allows you to find the best talent, interact with them and recruit the best talent.

Preferred Partner

Where all universities are together, blogs about universities can be found, candidates who will choose to visit universities one by one instead of success, social opportunities, faculty competence, etc. It is an environment where they can compare the features such as, reduce the options in their mind, and access a lot of useful information about schools and departments.

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YTU Kampus is a website that was founded by Yıldız Technical University students, aimed to share the feelings and thoughts of university students and where every user can write content and does not have an official connection with Yıldız Technical University. is a hosting provider approved by BTK as of 23.10.2017.

Etkin Kampus

Etkin Kampüs is a family at various points in different areas of Turkey, with public participation in the open; We work 24/7 for energy-rich, innovative events that have made a difference. We research, design, produce for our dream Turkey with our representatives around the campus; we turn this dream into a reality. For all our events, we want to make it the best for you.

Kampuste Ne Var

It is a social enterprise that offers university students career opportunities, qualified internship programs, experience and job postings.

Öğrenci İşlerim

Launched in 2013, provides information to the university students in the fields of scholarship, part-time work, online training news and career counseling.


Exists in its broadcasting life with its rich content for students who develop themselves during primary, high school and university education and want to participate in new experiences in life and reveal their awareness. Likewise, it has been established with the aim of announcing and guiding science festivals and project competitions held at primary, secondary and university levels.


The European Union is Turkey's largest communications network "AB-İLAN" is aimed at providing a platform for cooperation and communication between European Union countries and Turkey. Visited monthly by nearly 100,000 user is the meeting point of EU actors in Turkey. It provides the fastest, most accurate and comprehensive flow of information with the announcements and announcements on the site on one page.

Turkey's best EU communication network is a platform that aims to contribute to the cooperation and communication between European Union countries and Turkey.

Tamindir was founded in 2004. It is working as CNT Interactive Information Technologies Company in Izmir, with a team of more than 25 people. Tamidir is the most visited download site in Turkey.

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