German Group of IABSE


Prof. Geralt Siebert
Baukonstruktion Und Bauphysik Werner-Heisenberg-Weg 39 85577 Neubiberg GERMANY


Mr. Peter Seitz
Waldaustrasse 13 90441 Nürnberg GERMANY

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News / Coming Events / Activities / Meetings

October 11-12, Berlin: 6th Young Engineers Colloquium 2019 by the German and Polish Group of IABSE.
Within this colloquium, young engineers can present student projects, PhD research papers as well as construction projects from all fields of civil engineering. Keynote Speaker will be Michael Virlogeux.

The presentations are going to be held in English. Prizes will be awarded to the best presentations, valued up to 1000 €. The Organizing Committee is looking forward to receiving interesting contributions from young engineers under 35 years of age (born 1985 or later). Please submit a two-page paper using our template and a short Curriculum Vitae by July 15, 2019. For further information please visit our website at

Please send your application via e-mail to Submission deadline: July 15, 2019. The jury for the awards consists of representatives from German and Polish universities and industry. For further questions, please contact our organising committee at Technische Universität Berlin Institut für Bauingenieurwesen Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25, D-13355 Berlin. There will be Technical Walks as well. For detailed information about the venue, please visit our website.

5th Young Engineers Colloquium 2018
13-14 April, 2018 - the 5th Young Engineers Colloquium organized by both the German and Austrian group of IABSE took place at Bundeswehr University in Munich. The presenters from Algeria, Austria, England, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Luxemburg, Norway, Poland and Germany showed the results of their work from research and practice in oral sessions as well as poster sessions accompanied by elevator pitches. A total of 28 papers were presented. A variety of topics were covered, from basic principles of mechanics through innovative bridge or building engineering to digital and parametric design. On the second day of the event the technical walks on two construction sites took place. One on the almost finished new Bavaria Towers in Munich and the other to the huge motorway project A94. If you are interested in next year’s Colloquium please contact the organizing committee via Further information can be found here..

Event Reports

March 31 to April 1, 2017 - The German and the Dutch Group of IABSE and the Institute for Structural Engineering of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum jointly hosted the 4th Young Engineering Colloquium in Bochum, providing an international platform for young engineers to network and exchange across the borders. Oral and poster presentations were awarded. A report is given here.

Excursion to 'Hochmoselbrücke', Zeltlingen-Rachtig, Germany - June 10-11, 2016,
Joint event of the Swiss and the German GroupRead the report

On April 1, 2016,  the German Group of IABSE together with the Danish Group of IABSE jointly hosted a Colloquium in Hamburg, making it a platform for young engineers to network and to have fun in true IABSE style! Three awards were presented , read the report. See the programme here. 

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