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

09/22 - FLAME Symposium: Antiferroelectric dielectrics for energy storage applications

The LOEWE project FLAME is pleased to announce this symposium that will be organised as an hybrid event from 27th to 29th September 2022 within the scope of the hybrid Materials Science and Engineering Congress (MSE).

11/22 - MS&T22

The 2022 Materials Science & Technology (MS&T) technical meeting and exhibition will be organised by ACerS from 9th to 13th October 2022 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

10/22 - Cerame-Unie Public Webinar on the NEB “Ceramics Contributing to an Inclusive Built Environment

It is our pleasure to invite you to join the Cerame-Unie Public Webinar “Ceramics Contributing to an Inclusive Built Environment”, to be held on Tuesday 25 October 2022, from 10:00-11:30, via ZOOM, as part of the Cycle of Webinars dedicated to the New European Bauhaus.

Last news

Sep 7, 2022
Report on the 2022 ECerS Summer School

The 2022 ECerS Summer School “Fundamentals and Advanced Technologies of Sintering” took place from 8th to 9th July at AGH University in Krakow, Poland prior to the Ceramics in Europe Conference.

Sep 6, 2022
Report on the FIRE ECerS Summer School 2022

ECO-DESIGN OF REFRACTORIES - E for Ecological, Economic, Eco-energetic - FIRE - ECerS SUMMER SCHOOL for students and industrialists

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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