An application for the European Geologist (EurGeol) title must be submitted through one of the EFG’s Licensed Bodies which are authorised to award the title. These Licensed Bodies are the:
- Institute of Geologists of Ireland (IGI) |
- Italian National Council of Geologists (CNG) |
- Geological Society of London (GSL) |
- Spanish Association of Professional Geologists (ICOG) |
- Swiss Association of Geologists (CHGEOL) |
- International Licensed Body (ILB)
More information: EFG Regulation “E2 Procedure for award of title of European Geologist”
The ILB is operated by EFG for applicants who are not members of one of the above mentioned National Licensed Bodies. The applications to the ILB need to be presented by a National Vetting Committee (NVC).
List of NVCs:
- Belgium/Luxembourg: UBLG |
- Czech Republic: CALG |
- Finland: YKL |
- France: GSF |
- Germany: BDG |
- Hungary: MFT |
- The Netherlands: KNGMG |
- Poland: Polish Association of Mineral Asset Valuators |
- Portugal: APG |
- Russia: NAEN |
- Serbia: SGS |
- Slovenia: SGS |
- Sweden: NA |
- Turkey: TAEG |
- Ukraine: UAG |
The application fee amounts to 66€ (32€ administrative charge + 34€ first annual subscription). For geologists applying via the NLBs details will be given upon submission of the application files to the respective LB.
For applications via the ILB, the EFG Office will issue an invoice to the applicant. Once the payment has been settled, the ILB will process the application.
Elections are confirmed as soon as your application has been approved by the ILB and the reception of the fee is acknowledged by the EFG Office, after which title certificates are issued and your name appears on the EurGeol register published on this web site.