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

10/21 - Hybrid ECerS School on Additive Manufacturing

This school is open to PhD students and young researchers and will be held in Toulouse, France, and online from October 28th to October 29th.

10/21 - 2021 yCAM Meet up

29. October 2021 - Online!

A virtual young Ceramists Additive Manufacturing Forum (yCAM) networking event dedicated to the transition of ideas from research to industry.

11/21 - CIEC17

The 17th European Inter-Regional Conference on Ceramics will be held as a free to attend one day online event on 23 November 2021 from 10:00-17:00

Last news

Oct 1, 2021
Letter from YCN Committee Member, Soňa Hříbalová, Czech Republic

YCN Newsletter 10 - October 2021

Oct 1, 2021
JECS Trust – mobility for young researchers

Read the letter of Antonia, YCN Committee member!

Funding Opportunities

JECS Trust

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

Frontier 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 :


Av. Gouverneur Cornez , 4

7000 Mons


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