IAESTE (The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience) is an independent, non-political organization with over 85 member countries world-wide. It provides degree level students of science, engineering, technology and the applied arts with paid course-related technical training abroad and promotes international understanding and goodwill amongst students of all nations. Since its inception in 1948, IAESTE has exchanged more than 300,000 students. More Information can be obtained from the offical website http://www.iaeste.org.