Copernicus Medal 2019 for Dr Fumio Inagaki

For the sixth time, the Copernicus Medal has been awarded in 2019. It is our great pleasure to announce Dr Fumio Inagaki, JAMSTEC, as medallist 2019. The medal ceremony including the medal lecture entitled "Illuminating planetary habitability with scientific ocean drilling – perspectives on the geosphere-biosphere interaction" takes place in Vienna, Austria, on Thursday, 11 April 2019, 19:00 in room E2 of the Austria Center Vienna (ACV). Please find further details at:

We participate in the Deutschlandstipendium

We are on! With our participation in the Deutschlandstipendium, we support particularly talented and committed students at the University of Göttingen. The Copernicus Gesellschaft e.V. is happy to support five scholarships.

Welcome to Copernicus Gesellschaft e.V.

Copernicus Gesellschaft e.V. is a non-profit society, registered in Germany, and aims to promote international collaboration in the geo- and space sciences. The society was founded in 1988 by directors, scientists, and administrative staff of the Max Planck Institute for Aeronomy (today Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research − MPS).

Copernicus Gesellschaft e.V. is the exclusive partner of Copernicus Meetings & Publications, a professional congress organizer and open-acess publisher who serves scientific associations and institutions worldwide.

We invite you to learn more about our society, its History, Members, Statutes, and our Copernicus Medal that we award to recognize individuals with outstanding and innovative scientific achievements in geosciences, planetary or space sciences who have also accomplished fruitful work for the promotion of international collaboration in the sciences.

Please feel free to contact us. Thank you very much.

Prof. Dr. Hermann Lühr, secretary
Martin Rasmussen, treasurer