The Network NESSEE was born with the occasion of the Kick-off Conference, took place in the time February 23-25, 2006 in Romania at the University 1 Decembrie 1918 Alba Iulia. The main sponsor of the conference was the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD in the context of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe. Important support has been obtained from the University of Technology Clausthal,Germany.