Engage with us

Let‘s join forces to advance Citizen Science in Europe! ECSA promotes the exchange of experiences, conducts capacity building and training activities and develops tools for the citizen science community. There are many ways to engage with us:


Membership Application

Members are at the heart of our operation. They realize activities through participation in ECSA Working Groups and shape the way the organisation is developing. Membership is coupled to a yearly membership fee and to the benefits listed below.

Visit this link to learn about the membership fees and to Join ECSA as individual or organizational member


Benefits for members include:

  • Participating in and voting at General Assembly
  • Possibility for representative to be elected to Executive Board and Board of Directors
  • Participating in other ECSA events
  • Logo on ECSA Website
  • Promoting news and events through the ECSA website and newsletter
  • Presenting activities on ECSA blog
  • Promoting own work through ECSA at European/international events (e.g. Green Week, CSA conference etc.)
  • Present own CS activities via ECSA homepage with short description in English (under construction)
  • Participating in ECSA Working Groups
  • Contributing to the elaboration of ECSA documents, e.g. policy papers
  • Contributing to the development of open-access resources for the field, e.g. guides
  • Carrying out joint European Citizen Science projects (planned)
  • Access to members-only internal mailing list for information, job offers, grant application participation requests etc.
  • Access to ECSA wiki for collaborative work to discuss and edit documents together
  • Access to internal part of homepage with directory of members with contact details (under construction)


> Proceed to the application





Membership - Annual Payment

You can pay your membership fee via Paypal (direct debt or credit card) or transfer it to our bank account.

Our bank details are:

Account holder: ECSA

IBAN:    DE42430609671231546400



Network of Supporters

ECSA supporters are welcome to participate in activities, share their experiences and closely follow what we are doing. Becoming a supporter is open for organizations and individuals and free of charge.

> Join the ECSA network of supporters


Benefits for supporters include:

  • Participating in the General Assembly and other ECSA events
  • Receiving ECSA newsletter
  • Logo on ECSA Website
  • Participating in ECSA Working Groups as observer
  • Contributing to the development of open-access resources for the field, e.g. guides
  • Contributing to the implementation of joint European Citizen Science projects (planned)

> Proceed to the application

Joined Project Proposals

ECSA represents a growing network of researchers, citizen scientists, SMEs, political and civil society organisations. As an association with the aim to promote citizen science across Europe via joint action and exchange amongst practitioners, we look forward to contributing to joint research and coordination projects.

Depending on the expertise and experience needed, ECSA can contribute to projects centrally through ECSA Headquarters as well as via our members.

> Read the terms of involvement in project proposals


For more information get in touch with ECSA Headquarters.

Open Partnerships

We have established tailored Memoranda of Understanding with several partners and less formal agreements with others. Let us know what you would like to do together – we’re happy to learn what you have in mind and open for experiments!

> Please contact ECSA Headquarters

Visiting Experts & Internships

Come to ECSA Headquarters at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin for a short period of time (up to a month) to advise ECSA on a specific task or activity in your area of expertise while getting to know the association from the inside (open for guest researchers that can fund their stay and travel costs – we hope to be able to support this in the future). Or do an internship at ECSA to learn about the organisation and contribute to its activities. These options are open on request for specific profiles only and depending on available capacities at Headquarters. We're happy to provide more information.

> Please contact ECSA Headquarters

Newsletter & Social Media

Via our bi-monthly Newsletter, we share news and current projects of ECSA and its members as well as general information on Citizen Science in Europe.

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