The society was founded in 1967 with the aim of promoting the advancement of the earth sciences in Malaysia and the Southeast Asian (S.E.A) region. Currently, it has a membership of more than 600 earth scientists worldwide of various disciplines and expertise.

The society is active in organizing conferences such as the GEOSEA and National Geoscience Conference (NGC). We also organize technical talks, field trips and forums for our members.

Our collaborators are: 

- Department of Mineral and Geoscience Malaysia (formerly known as Geological Survey of Malaysia)
- Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
- University of Malaya
- Universiti Sains Malaysia
- Universiti Malaysia Sabah
- Universiti Malaysia Kelantan
- Universiti Teknologi Petronas
- Institute of Geology Malaysia

The membership of the society is not only limited to geology graduates, lecturers and professionals, but it is also open to other science students, including those majoring in geophysics and engineering.

The society publishes the Bulletin of the Geological Society of Malaysia twice a year and Warta Geologi quaterly. The publications by the society can be obtained in this website under the Publication page.

Do check out this page periodically for the society's latest news and activities. For enquiries regarding the membership in the society or the society's latest development and programmes, please contact the society for further info at

The membership form can be downloaded here.