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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

EFGeoBlog: A recap of the second edition of the RawMatCop Advanced Short Course

This article is published as an external submission via the EFGeoBlog. It does not reflect the official positions of the European Federation of Geologists. On 14-16 February 2024, Casa de la Ciencia de Sevilla hosted the Second Edition of the RawMatCop Advanced Short...

Join Us in Leading Geoscience Excellence! – Open Call for Executive Director

Are you ready to make a profound impact on the future of the geoscience profession in Europe? The European Federation of Geologists (EFG) is in search of an exceptional individual to fill the role of Executive Director at our Brussels headquarters. While we aim for an...

Acknowledging Glen Burridge’s contributions

Glen Burridge's tenure as the Executive Director of the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) concluded on the 9th of April. Glen has made significant contributions to the advancement of the Federation. The EFG Board and Secretariat team take this occasion to extend...

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Vlog on Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on the Work of Geologists

How will Artificial Intelligence (AI) disrupt the work of geologists? EFG Executive Director Glen Burridge and Project Officer Tamás Miklovicz had a casual conversation about the impact of AI on geologists' work. They also discussed the importance of providing AI...

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