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

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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

Members

27 National Associations representing nearly 45000 geoscientists across Europe

Network

International recognition and partnership

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

Projects

Over two decades experience in more than 12 European projects

Communication

Accessible communication of geosciences and outreach

Panels of experts

9 panels, approximately 200 experts from 26 European countries

Call: Share your experience on barriers and challenges faced by geological SMEs!

  The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party (ALDE), commonly known as the 'Liberals Group' in the European Parliament, is interested in testimonials and case studies from small and medium-sized companies that have had trouble starting up or are...

Geodiversity, Geoheritage & Geotourism: Advancing the Future Sustainability of Europe and Preserving the Memory of the Earth

Geodiversity, Geoheritage & Geotourism: Advancing the Future Sustainability of Europe and Preserving the Memory of the EarthThe EFG Panel of Experts on Geological Heritage is presenting a strategic position document as an initial step towards formulating an Action...

European Parliament adopts own-initiative report on geothermal

European Parliament adopts own-initiative report on geothermalThe European Parliament's plenary session on 18 January overwhelmingly backed a resolution supporting a European geothermal energy strategy. 96% of MEPs present voted in favour of developing a coherent...

EFG Delegation engages in International Symposium on Resilient Cities and 23rd AGM of UK-CARE in China

EFG Delegation engages in International Symposium on Resilient Cities and 23rd AGM of UK-CARE in ChinaFrom December 7th to 10th, 2023, a delegation of the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) actively participated in the International Symposium on Resilient Cities...

Dr Roberto Rodriguez Fernandez honoured with 2023 EFG Medal of Merits

Dr Roberto Rodriguez Fernandez honoured with 2023 EFG Medal of MeritsAwardee of the 2023 EFG Medal of Merits: Dr Roberto Rodriguez Fernandez. Photo: ICOG. Dr. Roberto Rodriguez Fernandez, a distinguished figure in the field of geology, has been awarded the 2023 EFG...

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