what is more exciting about the history of the DGM - the eternal struggle to increase the number of members? The beacon of impending division and the debates about suitable solutions? Or isn't it rather the awakening of the European idea in the joint work, which was still largely nationally oriented until the 1960s?


After evaluating the more than 400 papers submitted to the WerkstoffWoche congress, the lecture program is now online:

DGM News

It is a worthy setting for a worthy celebration: At the DGM Day marking the 100th anniversary of the German Society for Materials Science...

For data protection reasons, contact and personal data are NOT allowed to be published in the DGM-Newsletter. However, you can view them in...

The German Materials Society (DGM) is to position itself even more strongly internationally than before. Europe's largest scientific and...

We mourn the death of Dr.-Ing. Günther Scharf. He died on 17 April 2019 at the age of 88. Since 1958, when he joined VAW's research...

Young talent activities

At the last meeting of the DGM Young Talents Committee in Darmstadt on April 29, 2019, Dr. Carina Hambrock, voestalpine Stahl GmbH, was...

On April 29, 2019, a fruitful meeting of the DGM Young Talents Committee took place in Darmstadt under the leadership of Prof. Niendorf....

DGM Expert Committees & Working Groups

The motto of the meeting was to realign the technical committee to reflect the topics of modelling, simulation and data in the field of...

Further dates of the DGM Expert Committees & Working Groups

imgTechnical Committee Aluminium
25.06.2019, Hamburg (Germany)

imgWorking Group Mechanical Material Behaviour at High Temperatures in the Technical Committee Material Behaviour under Mechanical Stress
11.09.2019, Fürth (Germany)

imgTechnical Committee Materialography
17.09.2019, Dresden (Germany)

imgExtrusion Committee - Annual Meeting 2019
25.09. - 27.09.2019, Mönchengladbach (Germany)

DGM Further Education & Training

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DGM Conferences & Exhibitions

With around 80 participants and 4 company exhibitors, the 4SMARTS conference took place in Darmstatt, Germany, with a panel of renowned...

Further external events & exhibitions

img7th Recrystallization and Grain Grain Growth Conference
04.08. - 09.08.2019, Ghent (Belgium)

img62. Internationales Feuerfest-Kolloquium 2019
25.09. - 26.09.2019, Aachen (Germany)

DGM-Employment market

We seek to appoint an expert in the research area of materials science and engineering from renewable resources, natural material...

German Research Foundation-DFG

Priority Programme „Polymer-based Batteries“ (SPP 2248)“

The Senate of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation)...

Communications & New Media

In a special issue of Advanced Engineering Materials, twelve selected papers from the LightMAT Conference 2017 have been published to share recent...

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

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


Dear colleagues,

we cordially invite you to the third international conference Frontiers in Biomaterial Science organized by our...

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