The European Society for Applied Superconductivity was founded on September 4, 1998 in Frankfurt, Germany. The Society is legally established in Enschede/Netherlands with a tax exempt status. It is registered (KvK number 06090962) at the Chamber of Commerce in Enschede. Statutes govern the operation of the society.

Its goals are :
  • to strengthen the position of Applied Superconductivity, especially in Europe,
  • to represent Applied Superconductivity in social, scientific, educational, industrial and political forums,
  • and to promote communication in the area of Applied Superconductivity.
To achieve its objectives, among other things, ESAS is:
  • supporting the organization of conferences, such as the European Conference on Applied Superconductivity EUCAS,
  • supporting the organization of workshops and schools in the area of Applied Superconductivity,
  • supporting European research proposals and projects in the area of Applied Superconductivity,
  • supporting the participation of young scientists in workshops and conferences in the area of Applied Superconductivity.
ESAS is not profit oriented. Membership is open for everybody active in the field of Applied Superconductivity. For more information on how to become member, please refer to the membership section of this web-site.