Mission Statement

The purpose of ENFSI as a network of experts is to share knowledge, exchange experiences and come to mutual agreements in the field of forensic science.


ENFSI is recognized as a pre-eminent voice in forensic science worldwide by ensuring the quality of development and delivery of forensic science throughout Europe. It will therefore:

  • strengthen and consolidate the work within the association
  • expand the membership throughout Europe while maintaining the development and credibility of ENFSI
  • establish and maintain a working relationships with other similar organizations
  • encourage all ENFSI laboratories to comply with best practice and international standards for quality and competence assurance


ENFSI activities include:

  • organizing meetings and scientific seminars, collaborative studies and proficiency tests
  • advising relevant partners on forensic issues
  • publishing best practice manuals