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Welcome to the EGU’s Education section! Here you can find information about EGU's educational initiatives, including:

You can also access the contact details of the EGU Committee on Education on this page.


  • Geosciences Information for Teachers (GIFT) Workshop - Topic: Major events that shaped the Earth
    GIFT-2018 will take place in Vienna, April 9-11, 2018, during the General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union. It will be preceded on Sunday April 8 by a guided visit to the splendid Vienna Natural Sciences Museum, one of the most renowned in the world. The theme of this workshop, is « Major events that shaped the Earth ». Over two and a half days, the workshop will explore the major characteristics of the key events that shaped our planet in the past, through topical presentations from scientists at the cutting-edge of research, together with hands-on teaching activities, following the tradition of GIFT workshops. Teachers are also invited on a voluntary basis, to present ‘out-of-the official program activities’ that they may have developed with their pupils in the poster session « Science in future Classrooms » which is an integral part of the GIFT workshop. [ Read more ]
  • Planet Press: This project brings Earth, planetary and space science research to children. Planet Presses are short versions of EGU press releases – articles for journalists based on scientific research published in EGU journals – written in child-friendly language. All of EGU’s science press releases issued to date now have a corresponding kids version. [ Read more ]