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.

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Ostwald Colloquium in Darmstadt

13-5 September 2023, organised by Regine von Klitzing and others. Topic: Interface-Mediated Processes in Soft Matter. This Ostwald Colloquium brings together researchers from fundamental and applied science and industry.

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


We award prizes for outstanding achievements in colloid science.