European Ceramic Society

We are a non-governmental, nonprofit federation of national ceramic societies each representing the ceramists of a member country.

ECerS was established in 1987 in order to co-ordinate and promote the study of ceramics and in particular :

  • To encourage education, training and research.
  • To consult with and bring together individuals and representatives of members, research establishments, academic bodies and institutions of governments and other bodies including the Commission of the European Community.
  • To collect, disseminate and exchange information with other organizations
  • To promote planning, promotion and organization of conferences and meetings
  • To procure planning, printing, publication and circulation of technical papers,

Conferences calendar

09/23 - 12th International Conference on Microwave Materials and their Applications

MMA2023 will be held at Mainz, Germany, from 25th to 28th September 2023. The conference is focussed on microwave dielectrics, mainly ceramics.

09/23 - IWAC09 registration and abstract submission

We are pleased to announce the upcoming International Workshop on Advanced Ceramics (IWAC09) which will be held in Limoges on September 26-29, 2023.

12/23 - Ceramics and Geomaterials in Central Africa

The first international conference CGA01 will be held from 28th November to 1st December 2023, at the University of Yaounde I in Cameroon.

Last news

Sep 27, 2023
2024 ECerS International Ceramist Student Exchange Program - 1st call!

In the frame of the 2024 ECerS International Student exchange program, ECerS is opening a first call to allow grants to European Students to attend the 2024 IGNITE MSE and 48th ICACC conference that will be organised by the American Ceramic Society  from 28th January to 2nd February 2024 in Daytona Beach, USA.

Aug 30, 2023
17th YCN Webinar - 14th September 2023

Don't miss the 17th YCN Webinar !!

Funding Opportunities

JECS Trust

The JECS Trust sponsors activities or conferences involving a collaboration between different European Ceramic Society member countries, involving student/early ...

Frontiers of Research

Open to early stage researchers of the countries affiliated to ECerS, the proposal aims to promote frontier research in the field of materials, devices ...


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Our actions

ECerS coordinates and promotes the study of ceramics through the following actions :

ECerS office

Av. Gouverneur Cornez , 4

7000 Mons


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