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40 countries are partners/members of the ESP (April 2023). Those countries that are not yet ESP/GSP members are expected to join in due time. All member countries are represented by governmental focal points.

Underneath you find a list of all organizations from the ESP region that are members of the GSP and a list of the Soil Science Societies in Europe that are partners of the ESP as well.

In addition any other interested party can join the ESP/GSP as well.

The GSP secretariat hosts a public overview of all GSP members, including those from the ESP.

List of Member countries

The following countries/members are part of the European Soil Partnership:

Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and European Union.

List of Member Organizations

A.I.M. Ltd, Cyprus

Aarhus University, Tjele, Denmark

Aequator Groen & Ruimte, Netherlands

Agreena, Denmark

Agricultural Institute of Slovenia, Slovenia

Agroaim, Hungary

Alltech Crop Science Iberia, Spain

Arca (Agricoltura per la Rigenerazione Controllata dell'Ambiente), Italy

Armenian National Agrarian University, Armenia

Association demain la terre, France

Association des Femmes pour le Développement Durable (AFDD), France

Association for farmers rights defense (AFRD), Georgia

Association Française pour L'étude du sol (AFES), France

Association pour la Promotion d’une Agriculture Durable (APAD), France

Azolla EFKT S.L, Spain

BİLİMKOOP - Scientific Research and Development Cooperative, Türkiye

Biologic, Romania

Biopos – Cofuna, France

British Geological Survey, United Kingdom  

British Society of Soil Science, United Kingdom

Buizer Advies - Sustainable Agriculture and Energy, Netherlands

Bundesinformationszentrum für Landwirtschaft (BZL), Germany

Bundesverband Boden, Germany

Ca’ Colonna srl, Italy

CEBAS (Centro de Edafología y Biología Aplicada del Segura), Spain

CEEweb, Hungary

Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern, Switzerland

Centre for Economic and Rural Development (CERD), Bosnia Herzegovina

Centro de Investigaciones Sobre Desertificación (CIDE), Spain

Chamae Saionaimer S.L., Spain

Chloride Free Foundation, the Netherlands


CIRAD - La recherché agronomique pour le développement, France

CIRCASA, Coordination of International Research Cooperation on Soil Carbon Sequestration in Agriculture/ INRA, France

CL:AIRE Leading sustainable land reuse, United Kingdom

Common Soil, Netherlands

Comune di Lozzolo, Italy

Cranfield University, United Kingdom

CRISP Centro di Ricerca Interdipartimentale sulla "Earth Critical Zone" per il supporto alla Gestione del Paesaggio e dell'Agroambiente, Italy

Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus

Czech Society of Soil Science, Czech Republic

Czech University of Life Sciences, Czech Republic

Danish Technological Institute, Denmark

Dark Green Carbon, Jersey, Channel Islands

Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammernarbeit (GIZ) Gmbh, Germany

Discovery Center Nonprofit Kft, Hungary

Down2Earth, Netherlands

Economics of Land Degradation Initiative, Germany

Edafotec, Spain

Elephant Vert, France

Elephant vert, Switzerland

EOSTA, Nederlands

Eurasian Center for Food Security, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

EuroGeoSurveys, the Geological Surveys of Europe, Belgium

European Commission  

European Commission - Joint Research Center, Italy

European Environment Agency

European Federation for Agricultural Recycling, France

European Society for Soil Conservation

European Soil Bureau Network

Evenor Tech, Spain

ExactFarming LLC, USA/Russia

Executive Committee of International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea, Uzbekistan

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food - Skopje Institute of Environment Department of Soil Sciences, North Macedonia

Faculty of Agronomy from University of Craiova, Romania

Faculty of Biology, Biological and Chemical Research Centre, Poland

Faculty of Forestry University of Banja Luka, Bosnia Herzegovina

Faculty of Medicine and Biological Sciences, Universitatea „Ștefan cel Mare” din Suceava, Romania

Fondazione Patrimonio Ca' Granda, Italy

Food4Sustainability, Portugal

Fundación Triptolemos, Spain

Gaïago, France

Geofilos Atella, Italy

Geoprospectors GmbH, Austria

Georgian National Academy of Sciences

Georgian Soil Science Society

German Soil Association (Bundesverband Boden e.V.), Germany

German Soil Science Society (DBG - Deutsche Bodenkundliche Gesselschaft), Germany

Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Denmark

Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative

Grand Farm, Austria

GSM-Gerclik Servisleri Merkezi (Youth Service Center), Turkey

Hellenic Agricultural Organisation "DEMETER", Greece

Інститут Охорони Грунтів України (Soils Protection Institute of Ukraine), Ukraine

INRA - Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, France

Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD), France 

Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS)

Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), Netherlands

Institute for Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Hungary

Institute for Soil Science and Agrochemistry Research, named after O.N. Sokolovsky, Ukraine

Institute of Field and Vegetable Cross, Serbia

Institute of Soil Science and Agrochemistry of National Academy of Science of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan

Institute of Soil Science, Agrotechnologies and Plant Protection ''Nikola Poushkarov''

Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAGRE), United Kingdom

Instituto Murciano de Investigación y Desarrollo Agrario y Medioambiental, Spain

Institutul de Pedologie, Agrochimie şi Protecţie a Solului 'Nicolae Dimo' - Ipaps "N. Dimo", Moldova

Interbalkan Environment Center, Greece

International Atomic Energy Agency – IAEA, Austria

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Biosafety group, Italy

International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA)

International Foundation of  Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), Germany

International HCH & Pesticides Association, Denmark

International Hellenic University (IHU), Greece (more)

International Soil Modelling Consortium (ISMC), Germany

International Union of Soil Science

Investigación y Desarrollo de Ensayos Agroalimentarios S.L, Spain

Investigación y Desarrollo de Ensayos Agroalimentarios, Spain

Isparta University of Applied Sciences, Department of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Turkey

ISRIC World Soil Information, Netherlands

Istituto Agronomico Mediterraneo di Bari (CIHEAM), Italy

ISTRO - International Soil Tillage Resarch Organization, The Netherlands

Karakalpak State University (KSU) named after Berdakh, Uzbekistan

Kazakh National Agrarian University, Agritech HUB, Kazakhstan

Kervran Labs mS.L, Spain

Kyrgyz Soil Science Society

Labosan d.o.o., Croatia

Lancaster Environment Centre, United Kingdom

Lund University, Sweden

Mai Minds, Switzerland

Masaryk University, Czechia

MK Soil Science Ltd, United Kingdom

Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania

National Academy of Sciences - Institute of Botany, Azerbaijan

National Movement for Conservation Agriculture, Russian Federation

National museum of Natural Sciences of Madrid, Spain

National Soil Survey, Bulgaria

Nature Conservation Centre, Turkey

NERC's Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Bangor, UK

NICOLE – Network for Industrially Co-ordinated Sustainable Land Management in Europe

Nutrient Management Institute, Netherlands

Oikon Ltd. - Institute for applied ecology, Croatia

Ongave Organization nationale pour la gestion et l’amélioration de la vie et de l’environnement

Paneco Ambiente S.R.L., Italy

Panel of Expert on Soil Protection from the European Federation of Geologists, Belgium

Phosagro, Russian Federation

Portuguese society of soil science, Portugal

Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), Switzerland

Rothamsted Research, United Kingdom

Royal Agricultural University, United Kingdom

Semina diretta 2.0, Italy

Sentierinatura, Italy

SIA Augsnes Laboratorija, Latvia

SKB duurzame ontwikkeling ondergrond - Gouda, Netherlands

Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Slovakia

Sociedad Española de la ciencia del suelo, Spain

Societa Italiana Della Scienza del Suolo (SISS), Italy

Società Italiana di Pedologia, Italy

Soil Association - Bristol, United Kingdom

Soil Conservation Service of Iceland - Landgræðsla ríkisins, Iceland

Soil Science and Conservation Research Institute (VUPOP), Slovakia

Soil Science Institute of Athens, Greece

Soil Science of Slovenia, Slovenia

Soil Science of Turkey, Turkey

Soil Science Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Soil Science Society of Poland, Poland

Soil Science Society of Switzerland, Switzerland

SoilCares Research BV, Netherlands

Springfield Agri, United Kingdom

Tangra, Bulgaria

Te Kiero Verde, Spain

Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Terra Humana, Hungary

The 4 per 1000 initiative, France

The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), Switzerland

The Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Republic of Moldova

The James Hutton Institute, United Kingdom

Triage, United Kingdom

Turkish Foundation for combating soil erosion, reforestation and the protection of natural habitats (TEMA), Turkey

Ukrainian Society of Soil Scientists and Agrochemists (USSSA), Ukraine

Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

Universitat de València, Spain

Universität Tübingen, Germany

University “Ss Cyril and Methodius”, institute of Agriculture, North Macedonia

University of Almeria, Spain

University of Berna, Switzerland

University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

University of Gothenburg, Sweden

University of Lincoln, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

University of Novi Sad, Serbia

University of Pannonia, Hungary

Uzunköprü Commodity Exchange, Turkey

WABES, Germany

Wageningen University and Research, Netherlands

Water JPI, France

Wellcrop Global LTD, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

WOCAT International Secretariat, University of Bern ,CDE , Switzerland

World Agricultural Heritage Forum, Italy

Youth International Soil Governance Commission, United Kingdom

Zhivel-Agro Ltd, Bulgaria

    List of Soil Science Societies

    See also the list on the ECSSS website.

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