Competition HOW STRONG IS THE BRIDGE was launched in 2010. The idea for the project were initially given student Mitja Papinutti and Matic UŽMAH, which saw similar contest in Portugal at the Erasmus student exchange. Thus, students from the Faculty of Civil Engineering within the Students' Association Faculty of Civil Engineering summarized the head and created the most recognizable work by students of the University of Maribor.
At the beginning it was a small competition among the students of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Maribor, but over the years expanded and thus beyond the borders of Slovenia. Competitions have also been attended by students from Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Romania and Austria, In the future, we want to set the contestants extended to other EU countries.