At the end of the year we can look back on 2018 as an extremely eventful year for the DGM with numerous successful events. At the same time, it offers the opportunity to look forward to 2019, the year in which our society will celebrate its 100th anniversary.

DGM News

Next year the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde will be 100 years old and this is an anniversary we would like to celebrate with you...

DGM President becomes ASM Fellow and acatech member


DGM Expert Committees & Working Groups

Further dates of the DGM Expert Committees & Working Groups

img Expert Committee Mechanical surface treatments
12.12. - 12.12.2018, Aachen(Germany)

img Joint Committee Refractory Materials
12.12. - 12.12.2018, Freiberg (Germany)

img Expert Committee Intermetallic Phases
22.01. - 22.01.2019, Hanau (Germany)

imgWorking Group Tubes and Profiles
19.02.2019, Menden (Germany)

DGM Further Education & Training

Further dates of DGM further education & training courses

img Fracture mechanical calculation methods
13.03. - 15.03.2019, Freiberg (Germany)

Registration now possible!

imgMetal powder
14.03. - 15.03.2019, Bremen (Germany)

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imgSchadensuntersuchungen an Aluminium-Bauteilen
14.03.2019, Nürnberg (Germany)

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19.03. - 20.03.2019, Aachen (Germany)

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DGM Conferences & Exhibitions

The conference will be held in Kiel from 17th to 19 th June 2019 and is the interdisciplinary exchange between scientists from materials...

Even before the Call for Abstracts for LightMAT 2019 opens shortly, we are pleased to announce the plenary speakers.

The aftermovie of the MSE Congress 2018 is online.

Have you missed a certain contribution at MSE 2018 or would you like to look at a poster online again?

September 23rd – 25th, 2020 – Darmstadt, Germany

Further DGM Conferences & Exhibitions

img5th Euro BioMAT 2019
08.05. - 09.05.2019, Weimar-Legefeld (Germany)

img4SMARTS 2019 Conference
22.05. - 23.05.2019, Darmstadt (Germany)

img4th Euro Intelligent Materials 2019
17.06. - 19.06.2019, Kiel (Germany)

imgComposites materials
26.06. - 28.06.2019, Kaiserslautern (Germany)

Further external events & exhibitions

imgMaterial Colloquium - Efficient Energy Conversion and Storage
04.12.2018, Köln (Germany)

imgMaterials testing 2018
06.12. - 07.12.2018, Bad Neuenahr, Germany

Communications & New Media

The International Journal of Materials Research (IJMR) publishes original high quality experimental and theoretical papers and reviews on basic and...

Practical Metallography (PM) is an organ of the DGM and works closely with its technical committee for materialography.



The internationally renowned materials scientist Robert M. McMeeking is appointed Leibniz Chair for his collaboration with the INM. With...

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