European Mineralogical Union

Type of Structure: organisation / agency
Regional Scope: continental in the area: Europe
Parent Organisations: ICSU.IUGS
Child Organisations:
Duration : 1988 to present
Contact Address: no office contact defined

General information and objectives

EMU is an international scientific organization. Its objective is to further European cooperation in the Mineralogical Sciences (mineralogy, petrology, geochemistry and their applications).

The main activities of EMU
  • EMU represents most European mineralogical societies and supports their activities with the aim to foster collaboration.
  • EMU sponsors symposia during various European scientific conferences (such as EGU, EMPG, ECM) and supports scientific meetings and workshops organised in Europe.
  • EMU organises a series of Schools focussed on fundamental topics for Mineralogy and allied sciences, as well to their applications to environmental, industrial, and health issues. Attendance to these Schools is supported especially for graduate and PhD students.
  • In connection with EMU Schools, volume of the EMU Notes in Mineralogy are prepared, published and distributed at no-profit prices.
  • EMU is one of the affiliated societies of Elements and periodically publishes information on its activities.

  • For further details, link to the EMU Home Page

    Last update: 11/19/14
    Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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