International Union of Crystallography (IUCr)

Union internationale de cristallographie
Unión Internacional de Cristalografica
Internationale Union für Kristallographie

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1947-04-07 London UK


Founded following the formation at an International Conference on Crystallography, Jul 1946, London, of a Provisional International Crystallographic Committee -- Comité provisoire international de cristallographie. Statutes and By-Laws adopted by 4th General Assembly, 1957, and amended by the following General Assemblies: 1960 (5th); 1963 (6th); 1966 (7th); 1969 (8th); 1972 (9th); 1975 (10th); 1978 (11th); 1996 (17th); 1999 (18th); 2010 (postal agreement); 2011 (22nd).


Promote international cooperation in crystallography and structural science; contribute to all aspects of crystallography and structural science; promote publication of research; facilitate standardization of methods, units, nomenclatures and symbols; form a focus for relations of crystallography to other sciences.


2026-08-11 | Calgary, AB Canada – Congress and General Assembly

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