About Us

SGA Student Chapter Prague was founded by SGA student members from the Charles University in Prague in spring in 2002.

Our specialization is the economic geology, the mineral deposits and the mineralogy and we are interested in everything associated with the mineral deposits, mining and its aspects to the human life and environment.

Our task is the organization of lectures, experiences exchange and arranging of the field trips to the mineral deposits.

About to the SGA

The Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits (SGA) is an international scientific society that promotes the science of mineral deposits geology. Its worldwide membership of approximately 700 is composed of researchers, professionals and students from university, industry and government interested in economic geology, mineral resources, industrial minerals and environmental aspects related to mineral deposits. Its publication, Mineralium Deposita, is recognized as a premier international scientific journal on mineral deposits geology. The SGA organizes biennial scientific meetings and publishes the proceedings.

The objectives of the SGA are:

  • To advance the application of scientific knowledge in the study and the development of mineral resources and their environment,
  • To promote the profession of geology in science and industry,
  • To cultivate personal contacts for mutually beneficial relationships,
  • To protect and improve professional and ethical standards among its members.

The SGA was founded in 1965 in Heidelberg and incorporated in Switzerland in 1971.

Read more about the SGA history

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