We promote colloid and interface research across disciplines. We offer forums for inspiring exchange and international networking.

We place particular emphasis on the promotion of young researchers. In this way, we create conditions for developing sustainable solutions that benefit society.

Next events


Zsigmondy Kolloquium in Berlin

4-6 April 2023, organized by Michael Gradzielski. Topic: From Characterisation to Understanding – Properties and Functionality of Colloidal Systems. See flyer for more details.


Ostwald Kolloquium in Darmstadt

13-15 September 2023, which Regine von Klitzing will organize.

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Membership is open to any scientist or friend of colloid research.


We award prizes for outstanding achievements in colloid science.