ECNP Congress

The annual ECNP Congress is Europe’s premier scientific meeting for disease-oriented brain research, annually attracting between 4,000 and 6,000 neuroscientists, psychiatrists, neurologists and psychologists from around the world.

ECNP offers special rates for junior scientists, non-MDs (basic scientists), ECNP members and for residents of a country with a developing economy (CDE).View registration fees

ECNP is an independent scientific association dedicated to the science and treatment of disorders of the brain. It is the largest non-institutional supporter of applied and translational neuroscience research and education in Europe.
Besides the congress, ECNP organises a wide range of scientific and educational activities, programmes and events across Europe, promoting the exchange of high-quality experimental and clinical research in applied and translational neuroscience and fostering young scientists and clinicians. View agenda


Celso Arango & ECNP

" annual congress attended by 4,000-6,000 people who come with extremely heterogeneous backgrounds...and we're here together for 3-4 days sharing our experiences, sharing the results of our studies, networking and mingling..." ECNP President Celso Arango tells us how he became a child psychiatrist and shares his vision on ECNP and the annual ECNP Congress.

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Call for session proposals: 31st ECNP Congress, 6-9 October 2018, Barcelona

The SPC invites you to contribute to the congress programme by submitting a proposal for a full symposium (and/or educational update session) in applied and translational neuroscience.

Submit your proposal here...

Junior Scientists - opportunities at the congress

For the 30th ECNP Congress there are special benefits and activities for Junior Scientists. We have registration discounts, and if your submitted abstract is accepted for publication your registration is entirely free! Junior abstract submitters can also apply for a Travel award.

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If we predict, we can transform our ability to help patients

The next article in our 'in depth' series features John Geddes, 2016 ECNP Neuropsychopharmacology Award winner. Geddes received the award for his exceptional research contributions to bipolar disorder and mood instability.

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The ECNP Congress offers a variety of ways for companies to engage with congress participants at both the scientific and educational levels: Satellite symposia, Expert science exchange sessions, the Exhibition, Educational grants and Group registration.


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We are looking back on a great 29th ECNP Congress!

Were you unable to attend the congress? Or did you perhaps miss an interesting lecture?
Most of our lectures are available as webcast on our website (via our scientific programme).

Read more about the 29th ECNP Congress, Vienna 2016