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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

EFG Employment Survey 2024: Help us advance the recognition of the geologist profession

We invite all geologists to complete the 2024 edition of the EFG Employment Survey.  Why?  The EFG Employment Survey aims to take a snapshot of the current labour market for geologists in Europe. Through this survey, we seek to answer crucial questions about the...

Join us in November 2025 for the 5th International Professional Geology Conference!

Join us in November 2025 for the fifth edition of the International Professional Geology Conference (IPGC)! Under the theme "Building on the Past, Advancing towards the Future: Geology in the Era of Technology", geology professionals and industry leaders from all over...

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84th EFG Council meeting in Dublin & Board elections

The 84th EFG Council meeting was held on 25 and 26 May 2024 in Dublin, Ireland. On Friday evening, the programme kicked off with a networking event jointly hosted by iCRAG, the Institute of Geologists of Ireland, the Geological Society, and EFG. The historical setting...

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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