The CERG is both a specialized research centre of
Major Hazards Partial Agreement of Council of Europe and a non-governmental international association (defined on
the basis of the French law 1901) with active and corresponding
CERG objectives are to prepare, conduct and coordinate research
training activities, transfer of knowledge activities and expert
advices on the prevention of geomorphological and geohydrological
hazards and risks, especially landslides, gravitational flows
The CERG is promoting scientific and technical
cooperation among European research and training organisations, as well as overseas.
The CERG is disseminating methodology and techniques
through advanced training courses and guidebooks.
is recognised as a Specialised Centre of the EUR-OPA Major Hazards
Partial Agreement of Council of Europe' on the prevention,
against major natural and technical disasters and organisation of
relief as established under
Resolution (87)2, adopted by the Council of Europe in 1987.
The registered office of CERG is located at University of Strasbourg (Faculty of
Geography and Territorial Planning, 3 rue de l’Argonne,
The minutes of the Constituent Meeting for the creation of CERG (5-6 January 1989 in Strasbourg) is available here.