Member of SCNAT

SGS promotes the geological sciences in Switzerland. It publishes the “Swiss Journal of Geosciences” and organises scientific symposia, meetings of the stakeholders of the scientific community and thematic excursions.more

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Early Career Geologists

The Swiss Geological Society encourages young scientists to become a member at a reduced rate of CHF per year. Membership includes the Swiss Journal of Geosciences. To be eligible for a student membership you must be an enrolled student (full-time or part-time) attending a tertiary eductional institution. Students must provide a certification from their Head of Department. Applications for student membership can be send directly to .

  • The SGS promotes the participation of young scientists in excursions by contributing CHF 100 per student member to the costs of the excursion.
  • The SGS supports attendance of student members at scientific meetings. See "SGS Conference Awards".
  • The SGS awards CHF 3000 each year for the best MSc thesis published at a Swiss institution. See "MSc Award".


Swiss Geological Society (SGG)
c/o Engel Copera AG
Waldeggstrasse 37
3097 Bern-Liebefeld