GSSPE Timeline

  • 1990 – founded in Celle with 235 members in Germany that were previously associated to the Dutch Section. First lecture on 14-June-1990. Previously, the TU Clausthal Student Chapter was founded in 1987

  • 1992 – First Newsletter published

  • 1992 – Over 300 members

  • 1993 - TUBA Freiberg student chapter founded

  • 1995 – First summer barbeque

  • 1997 – Website established

  • 1997 – First summer barbeque at Spieker

  • 1998 – First Excursion

  • 1999 – First travel cost granted to students for visiting lectures

  • 2000 – First Scholarship Award handed over to students

  • 2001 – First travel cost granted for student excursions

  • 2003 – Over 400 members

  • 2004 – First cooperation with Job Center

  • 2005 – First introductory lectures in schools

  • 2005 – First Student Technical Conference (hosted in Clausthal)

  • 2006 – First Student Technical Conference hosted in Wietze

  • 2007 – Over 500 members

  • 2008 – First booth on Celle job orientation fair for pupils

  • 2008 – First Newsletter in color

  • 2009 – Over 600 members

  • 2009 – First webinar offered

  • 2010 – Berlin student chapter founded

  • 2011 – First half-day workshop offered

  • 2011 – First joint lectures with BGR

  • 2011 – First full day forum offered

  • 2012 – GSSPE received SPE Management & Innovation Award

  • 2012 – First GSSPE co-organized ATW (in Hamburg on Drillpad Design)

  • 2013 – First Young Professionals Events offered

  • 2013 – GSSPE receives SPE Outstanding Student Support Award

  • 2013 – Student Technical Conference exceeds 100 participants from 10 countries

  • 2013 – Region South founded in Munich

  • 2013 – Over 900 members

  • 2014 – Aachen student chapter founded

  • 2015 25th anniversary celebrated in Celle

  • 2017  Newsletter got a name: @SPEgermany