Ingeokring, is the Dutch association of engineering geologists and geo engineers. It is the Dutch National group of the International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) and the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment (IAEG). It is a forum for engineers and geologists in the Netherlands. During fieldworks and symposia organised by the Ingeokring its members and members of other societies in the Netherlands such as the KNGMG (Royal Geological and Mining Society of The Netherlands) meet, talks, discuss and learn. The Ingeokring is a provider of Continuous Professional Development courses recognised by the European Federation of Geologists.

With 150 members working in different organisations, ranging from universities and research institutes to contractors, from consultancy firms to various governmental organizations, Ingeokring plays a vital role in the communication between engineering geologists in The Netherlands.

Ingeokring organizes activities as excursions and symposiums, and publishes a Newsletter once a year. On this website more information can be found about upcoming events, publications, and the Newsletter. Check regularly for updates!

Ingeokring Board

The main members of the Ingeokring Board (Stichting IAEG 1990):

President | Dr. ir. R.M. Schmitz (Robrecht)

Secretary | Ir. M. Vijlbrief (Milcar)

Treasurer | Ir. R. Vuurens (Robert)

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You can become a member of Ingeokring by using our


Ingeokring-Student Awards

Ingeokring has established a prize for the best thesis (MSc, ir. or drs.) in the field of Engineering Geology submitted to a Dutch University or Institute of higher education. The prize consists of a sum of 500 Euro and a certificate, to be handed out every two years at the annual symposium being held by the Ingeokring every autumn.
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Excursion in the Border zone on August 25th 2018: “Rock mass description in the Bentheimer” (2nd UPDATE!)

On Saturday August the 25th 2018, the “Rock mass description in the Bentheimer” excursion was organised. Hereby we present you a spherical and geological impression:                 Furthermore, Robert Hack (University Twente/ITC) wrote a report on the excursion to the Romberg Quarry, Gildehaus (Germany), in where the Slope Stability …

EUROCK 2020 Trondheim Call for Abstracts is now open

A message from our colleagues of the ISRM: Dear Colleagues! On behalf of the Organizing Committee I am pleased to announce that we now have opened the Abstract Submission for EUROCK 2020, to be held in Trondheim in June 2020. Please find enclosed some information on the Conference and the Abstract Submission process. EUROCK 2020 …

TISOLS2020 – Tenth International Symposium on Land Subsidence -UPDATE-

From 20 – 24 April 2020, the Tenth International Symposium on Land Subsidence (TISOLS) will take place in the Netherlands: in the cities of Delft and Gouda. Hereby we would like to announce that the call for abstracts has been opened. The deadline for submitting abstracts is at 31 March 2019! Check the website https://www.tisols2020.org for more …