The Voice of European Geologists

The European Federation of Geologists (EFG) is a professional organisation representing geoscientists all across Europe.

EFG in 7 missions:

Welcome to EFG

The European Federation of Geologists (EFG) is a non-governmental organisation that was established in 1980 and includes today 26 national association members.

EFG is a professional organisation whose main aims are to contribute to a safer and more sustainable use of the natural environment, to protect and inform the public and to promote a more responsible exploitation of natural resources.

EFG’s members are National Associations, NAs, whose principal objectives are based in similar aims. The guidelines to achieve these aims are the promotion of excellence in the application of geology and the creation of public awareness of the importance of geoscience for the society.

“EFG: a Federation working for You”: the video to discover EFG, its members, missions and actions. The way to meet the members of our growing European Family.

26 National Associations representing more than 45000 geoscientists across Europe

EFG at the EGU General Assembly 2018: The importance of the European Geologist title for early-career geoscientists

On 9 April 2018, the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) organised the “Industry Career opportunities for early-career scientists” event as part of the Townhall Meetings of the EGU General Assembly 2018 in Vienna. Around 30 early-career geoscientists...

Experience with EU funding programmes? We need your feedback!

  Horizon 2020 is an EU funding programme that is allocating almost €80 billion to research and innovation over 7 years (from 2014 to 2020). The European Geosciences Union (EGU) and the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) are collectively conducting a survey...

Interview with María José Rubial Fernandez, Coordinator of the Panel of Experts on Soil Protection

EFG’s Panels of Experts (PE) have been set up to provide high quality advice and information to the European institutions, to international NGO’s and to other global professional associations. EFG has currently 10 Panels of Experts active in the fields of CCS,...

One Day in Europe: Czech Republic

In the 2018 edition of the “One day in Europe” interview series, we are interviewing the Presidents of EFG’s national associations. In March 2018, we have talked to Jiří Jiránek, President of the Czech Association of Economic Geologists (CAEG). Following his studies...

EAGE/EFG photo contest 2018: vote now for your favourite photo!

More than 160 entries have been submitted for this year’s edition of the EAGE/EFG photo contest ‘Geoscientists at work’. Following an internal quality check, the public vote is now open. Have a look at the photos and cast your vote online...

More than 900 certified professionals listed in an interactive directory.

World-wide recognition of the European Geologist title.

10 panels, more than 200 experts from 22 European countries

Over two decades experience in more than 12 European projects

International recognition and partnership


EFG’s biannual peer-reviewed journal

Geo News

EFG’s monthly newsletter


EFG’s weekly news compilation

Photo contest winners

The European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) and the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) again joined forces for the organisation of the ‘Geoscientists at work’ photo contest.

Offering services for members and EurGeol title holders.