General Assembly Meetings

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EOSC-A 7th General Assembly

21 November 2023, 12.00-18.00 CET

Registration is now open for the EOSC Association’s 7th General Assembly!

Delegates and Representatives of EOSC-A Members and Observers are invited to register by 5 November.

GA#7 will be an important meeting for the future of the Association, dedicated to decision-making items. We urge all Delegates to register in order to participate in the election of three members of the Board of Directors, the approval of the Bylaws, and the approval of the Work Plan and corresponding Budget for 2024.

If the official Delegate cannot join the Assembly, it is possible to appoint another person from your organisation as Delegate by using the registration webform or writing to (also by 5 November).

Please direct all questions to

Call for candidates for members of the Board of Directors
Deadline: 16 October, 23:59 CEST

A call for candidates for three Director positions is hereby launched for the 2023 elections, which will take place during the 7th General Assembly of the EOSC Association. Note that the GA#7 will begin by admitting Provisional Members, elevating their status to Members, and thus will confer the eligibility of delegates from these Provisional Members for candidacy in the election that follows within the same meeting. Directors are elected for a term of three years.

Candidacies are received by e-mail, and the deadline is 16 October, 23:59 CEST. All of the details are available in the call document, which you can download here:
Call for candidates for members of the Board of Directors

EOSC-A 6th General Assembly

22-23 May 2023

The 6th EOSC Association General Assembly was held on 22-23 May 2023 in Brussels. Delegates representing EOSC-A’s 251 Member and Observer organisations gathered for a two-day in-person-only meeting  for lively discussions both concerning the development of EOSC-A as an organisation and the strategy, policy and technical issues at the heart of the sprawling initiative to develop and deploy EOSC. Read the wrap-up article here.

If you have any question please contact

GA #6 photo gallery on Flickr

Meeting minutes from previous General Assemblies

5th General Assembly, November 2022 – Minutes

4th General Assembly, May 2022 – Minutes

3rd General Assembly, December 2021 – Minutes

2nd General Assembly, August 2021 – Minutes

1st General Assembly, December 2020 – Minutes

The General Assembly is the supreme authority of the Association and is composed of one (1) Delegate per Member with voting rights and one (1) Representative per Observer without voting rights.

The General Assembly elects the President for a term of three (3) years, who may be re-elected for one more term. The first President may be elected for a shorter term. On the proposal of the President, the Board appoints the Vice-President and Treasurer. The President chairs the meetings of the General Assembly and the Board.

The General Assembly has all powers except those expressly reserved or delegated to the other bodies of the Association by the Code, these Statutes or by a decision passed by the General Assembly. (Article 3 EOSC-A Statutes)