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Welcome to EFG

The European Federation of Geologists (EFG) is a not-for-profit organisation that was established in 1980 and includes today 27 national association members.

EFG’s mission is to promote excellence in the application of geoscience across Europe, to represent the professional European associations of geologists, and to create public awareness of geoscience’s importance to society.

As the geological organisation of choice for National Associations throughout Europe seeking representation within the EU, and for policymakers seeking expertise, we aim to be recognised globally through our international network of partnering organisations, and respected as a federation steeped in values that sustainably balance the needs of all humanity with that of our planet.

EFG in 6 missions


27 National Associations representing nearly 45000 geoscientists across Europe


International recognition and partnership

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Recognises the ability to deliver a high quality of services within the practice of geology


Over two decades experience in more than 12 European projects


Accessible communication of geosciences and outreach

Panels of experts

9 panels, approximately 200 experts from 26 European countries

PERC training on International Mineral Reporting Standards

The Pan European Reserves and Resources Reporting Committee (PERC), in collaboration with the Consiglio Nazionale Dei Geologi (CNG) and EFG, is organising an online training course on International Mineral Reporting Standards on 4 and 5 June 2024. The 2-day course...

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SINGEOP, CEPLIS, EFG and CNG discuss joint actions to promote the geologist profession

On April 29, EFG President David Govoni participated in an informal meeting between the Italian National Union of Geologists (SINGEOP), the Italian National Council of Geologists (CNG), the European Federation of Geologists (EFG), and the European Council of Liberal...

EFG President David Govoni elected Vice-Chair to the Bureau of the UNECE Expert Group on Resource Management

During the UNECE Resource Management Week 2024, EFG President David Govoni has been elected as Vice-Chair to the Expert Group on Resource Management (EGRM). The week-long event, held at the Palais des Nations from 22-26 April 2024, convened leaders, experts, and...

Call for articles: Water – making the invisible visible

The Editorial Board of the European Geologist journal (EGJ), invites you to submit articles for the 58th issue of the journal. The theme of this issue will be ‘Water – making the invisible visible’ for publication in December 2024 and we welcome your contributions...

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