The Moon Village Association (MVA) was established in 2017, as a non-governmental organisation based in Vienna, whose goal is the creation of a permanent global informal forum for stakeholders like governments, industry, academia and the public interested in the development of the Moon Village. The MVA fosters cooperation for existing or planned global moon exploration programs, be they public or private initiatives. It comprises approximately 220 members from more than 39 countries and 26 Institutional members around the globe, representing a diverse array of technical, scientific, cultural and interdisciplinary fields.
Academia and the public/private entities support the hosting of MVA2019 by bringing together unique expertise and their broad network.
The following leading academic societies and top universities‘ working units offer support for MVA2019: