The European Aeronautics Science Network (EASN) is an open association networking academia in aviation and space research with the aim to:

  • Structure Europe-wide academia thematically and regionally,
  • Create conditions for facilitating academic upstream research at national, European and international levels,
  • Support academia to respond to its key role within the European aerospace research community in incubating new knowledge and breakthrough technologies and
  • Disseminate knowledge, new technologies and innovation.

Currently EASN counts ~300 members, affiliated to almost all significant universities active in the European aerospace ecosystem. They represent all European countries.

Welcome to EASN


Why to join EASN

EASN members enjoy a variety of benefits:

  • Preferential information on matters related to Aviation & Space research, including the relevant calls for proposals
  • Participation to the Expression of Interest (EoI) campaigns launched by the Association and support to participate and respond to research calls
  • Networking on research topics of interest & Support on partner identification in proposal preparation
  • Project customized dissemination services
  • Reduced registration fees to the EASN Conferences
  • Reduced registration fees to conferences endorsed by EASN
  • Reduced Article Processing Costs (APC) for scientific publications submitted to the Open Access journal “Aerospace”
The fees for joining EASN are symbolic.

Be connected, make your voice strong, be a ring in the chain of the European Academia Aviation & Space Research.

Latest news

Open invitation to join the Interest Group "Space technologies and applications" in the frame of the 14th EASN International Conference

The EASN Association is glad to announce a formal gathering of the Interest Group on "Space technologies and application" next October 2024, aside of ...

EASN Newsletter 2024 - Issue #1

This edition includes updates on the recent undertakings of the European Aviation & Space community, as well as on some of the topmost news and upcomi ...

EASN position paper on the significance of the ACARE

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Workshop on "Skills for an innovative EU space ecosystem" organized by DG DEFIS

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Forthcoming calls of Horizon Europe WP 2023-2024 on space topics

The Horizon Europe Work Programme 2023-2024 "7. Digital, Industry and Space" includes a forthcoming call related to space research (HORIZON-CL4-2024 ...

EASN Structure