A National Member is a country that pays membership fees to INQUA and is entitled to send one voting Delegate and one Observer to INQUA International Council Meetings.
A Regional Member is a group of countries that pays INQUA membership fees and is accorded the same rights as a National Member.
In cases where countries or affiliations of countries are not able to pay fees, Associate Membership may be applied for by affiliations of not less than three individuals. Associate Members have limited rights and may not vote at International Council Meetings or propose candidates for election to office in the Executive Committee.
Membership in any country or geographic region may be assumed by any one of the following bodies - the National Academy, the National Research Council, a similar institution, or, in lieu of a national association, an association or group of scientific institutions or societies.
After admission, each Member forms a National or Regional INQUA Committee to represent it in the affairs of the Union. Each Member appoints one delegate to the International Council of the Union, where the Group Delegate has the right to vote, provided the current subscription of the Group Member has been received by the Treasurer.
To Become a MemberApplications for national, regional and associate membership is made by by writing via the appropriate national or regional body to the INQUA Secretary General to initiate the application procedure.
Individuals may not become INQUA Members, and should rather join INQUA Commissions that interest them as Corresponding Members.
National & Regional Members
Below is a list of national and regional members, and contact details for respective national representatives, listed alphabetically by country. If your country's information is not correct please email the INQUA Secretary General.
ASSOCIATE MEMBER, Argentine Research Council (CONICET) And Universidad Nacional Del Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina[email protected]
School Of Biological, Earth And Environmental Sciences, University Of New South Wales, University Of New South Wales, Biological Sciences North (D26) UNSW, Kensington 2052, Australia[email protected]
Jürgen M. Reitner
GeoSphere Austria, Bundesanstalt Für Geologie, Geophysik, Klimatologie Und Meteorologie, Hohe Warte 38, A-1030 Wien, Austria[email protected]
Départment De Géologie, Liège Université, Sart-Tilman, Quartier Agora, Allée Du 6 Août 14 - B18, B-4000, Liège, Belgique[email protected]
Department Of Environmental Studies And Geography, Bishop's University, 2600 College Street, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada J1M 1Z7[email protected]
Institute Of Geology And Geophysics, Chinese Academy Of Sciences, 19 Beitucheng West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing[email protected]
J. Bruce H. Shyu
Department Of Geosciences, National Taiwan University, Department Of Geosciences, National Taiwan University, No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Rd., Taipei 10617, Taiwan[email protected]
Ankica Oros Srsen
Institute Of Quaternary Paleontology And Geology, Croatian Academy Of Sciences And Arts, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia, Ante Kovacica 5[email protected]
Department Of Geological Processes, Institute Of Geology Of The Czech Academy Of Sciences, Rozvojová 269, 165 00 Praha 6 - Lysolaje, Czech Republic[email protected]
Department Of Geology, Institute Of Ecology And Earth Sciences, University Of Tartu, Ravila 14A, 50411 Tartu, Estonia[email protected]
Geological Survey Of Finland, P.O.Box 97, FI-67101, Kokkola, Finland[email protected]
Maria Fernanda Sanchez Goni
EPHE, Paris Science Lettres University, EPHE, Paris Science Lettres University[email protected]
Institute Of Earth And Environmental Sciences, University Of Freiburg, Geologie, Albertstr. 23-B, D-79104 Freiburg I. Br. Germany[email protected]
MTA-MTM-ELTE Research Group For Paleontology, Eötvös University, H-1117 Budapest, Pázmány Péter Stny. 1/C, Hungary[email protected]
Department Of Geology, University Of Delhi, Chattra Marg, Delhi 110007, India[email protected]
Department Of Geography, University Of Limerick, South Circular Road, Limerick, Ireland[email protected]
Earth And Planetary Sciences, Weizmann Institute Of Science, Rehovot, 76100, Israel[email protected]
Faculty Of Social Sciences And Humanities, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan[email protected]
Faculty Of Geography And Earth Science, University Of Latvia, Rainis Blvd. 19, LV-1586, Rīga, LV-1586, Latvia[email protected]
ASSOCIATE MEMBER, Chairman Of The Quaternary Geology Section Of The Geological Society Of Lithuania Nature Research Centre Akademijos Str. 2, LT-08412 Vilnius, Lithuania[email protected]
Department Of Physical Geography, Utrecht University, Heidelberglaan 2, 3583 CS Utrecht, The Netherlands[email protected]
Department Of Geology, University Of Otago, Leith Street, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016chris.moy_at_otago.ac.nz
Geological Survey Of Norway, P.O. Box 6315 Sluppen, NO 7491 Trondheim, Norway[email protected]
ASSOCIATE MEMBER, University Of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia[email protected]
Geological Survey Of Slovenia, Dimičeva 14, SI-Ljubljana, Slovenia[email protected]
African Centre For Coastal Palaeoscience, Nelson Mandela University, Summerstrand South Campus, Port Elizabeth 6031, South Africa[email protected]
KOQUA, The Korea Quaternary Association, Seoul National University[email protected]
ASSOCIATE MEMBER, AEQUA - Spanish Association For Quaternary Research[email protected]
Department Of Physical Geography, Stockholm University, Stockholm University, SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden[email protected]
Hydrogeology, Paleoclimatology, Swiss Institute For Speleology And Karst Studies (SISKA), Rue De La Serre 68, CH-2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland[email protected]
GEOTEST AG, Bernstrasse 165, 3052 Zollikofen, Switzerland[email protected]
Mohamed Raouf Karray
ASSOCIATE MEMBER, ATEQ, L’Association Tunisienne Pour L’Etude Du Quaternaire[email protected]
Geography & Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University, Llandinam Building, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DB, Wales, UK[email protected]
ASSOCIATE MEMBER, Department Of Earth Sciences, Caracas, Miranda, Venezuela[email protected]