Welcome to Euromal 2021

On behalf of  the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague and the organizers  we feel honored to announce the 9th European Congress of Malacological Societies (EUROMAL) which will take place online.

Despite the favorable development of the pandemic in many parts of the world,   it was decided that to ensure the safety of our participants and equitable access to the conference, EUROMAL 2021 will be converted to an online format, we hope that this will allow greater accessibility for participants globally. The new date is 5-9 September 2021 and more details will be posted soon, please follow this site and our social networks for more information.


Euromal gathers specialists from various research fields. The scope of the conference includes the main topics in current malacological research

  • Invasive mollusks - impact on ecosystems, biodiversity and economy
  • The role of mollusks in biosecurity and global food security
  • Taxonomy and evolutionary systematics of mollusks
  • Mollusks as a model system in paleontology
  • Interspecific relationships and behavior of mollusks
  • Bivalves as ecosystem engineers
  • Evolution, ecology and host-parasite relationships
  • Ecotoxicology of bivalves and gastropods
  • Mollusk diversity in understudied regions
  • Biogeography and quarternary malacology
  • Morphology and biology of mollusks
  • Conservation methods, guidelines and techniques
  • Mollusk conservation, status and distribution
  • Climate change and mollusks
  • Mollusks collections
  • New sampling techniques - eDNA
  • Molecular methods in malacology
  • Mollusk aquaculture and synthetic ecology
  • Citizen science and popularization of molluscan research


Previous conferences

Euromal is the most important meeting for the european malacological community, click here to see more information about previous conferences

Call for session topics and workshops!

If you have any suggestions or proposals on sessions and workshops please contact us at
douda@af.czu.cz or k.douda@gmail.com


Contact Us

Department of Zoology and Fisheries, FANFR, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

Kamýcká 129


email: k.douda@gmail.com

phone: (+420) 224 383 642