§ 2 Domicile and Purpose

The Confederation shall be domiciled in Basel, Switzerland, with the exclusive objective of providing services for the common good.
The purpose of the Confederation is the rendering of support to science and research, the international coordination of scientific and clinical activities, the organisation of mycological conventions and of training programmes. As the umbrella organisation of the european mycological entities, the Confederation shall work towards the unification of all European scientists interested in human and veterinary medical issues related to mycology. The activities of the Confederation shall be for the benefit of non-profit entities working for the common good or for the benefit of international organisations meeting the criteria of non-profit entities working for the common good. This purpose of the statutes/charter is fulfilled in particular through the hosting of scientific events that serve to provide platforms for the sharing of experiences and for obtaining continued education in the discipline of mycology.
In conclusion, the Confederation is established for the purpose of:
(a) Promoting the science and practice of all aspects of medical mycology throughout the European continent and if necessary world wide.
(b) Initiating, facilitating and co-ordinating research and other scientific activities on an international basis throughout Europe.
(c) Facilitating the discussion and dissemination of the results of international collaborative research.
(d) Promoting scientific meetings and training courses.
(e) Collaborating with other organisations which are established for similar objects.