European Ornithologists' Union

Welcome to the European Ornithologists’ Union

The objectives of the EOU are the advancement of ornithology and the promotion of the scientific study of birds within Europe. To this end, the EOU holds conferences at different places in Europe, promotes communication between European ornithologists  and engages in other activities designed to advance ornithology in Europe. Any person seriously interested in the study of birds in Europe is welcome to join. Membership is free.

Our Next Conference: Lund 2023

The next EOU Conference will take place at Lund University, Sweden, on 21 -25 August 2023. Please look out for further details on the conference website ( and on social media – follow us on Twitter at @EOUnion

UPDATE: Extended deadline of the call for symposia in the European Ornithologists' Union conference in Lund 2023: the new deadline is 9th September 2022. See for further details. Please send your proposals to Suvi Ruuskanen (Scientific Programme Committee chairperson): suvi.k.[email protected]

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EOU Links

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