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

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It’s about that time of the year...

"It is the time of the year when neuroscientists, psychiatrists, neurologists, psychologists, and anyone interested in brain-related disorders from a translational perspective will meet for four days full of opportunities for interaction". ECNP President Celso Arango is looking forward to meet you in Paris!

Read the Presidents' blog

Download the ECNP App

With our specially developed ECNP app you will have the most up-to-date information about the 30th ECNP Congress at your digital fingertips. View the programme and abstracts, rate the sessions, and chat with other app users. The app is available for Apple and Android. Search for 'ECNP' or scan the QR code.


We offer several activities that are exclusively for junior scientists: Career development sessions, the Science-on-the-rocks that is taking place at at congress venue and much more...

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The 31st ECNP Congress will be held from 6-9 October 2018 in Barcelona.

You can find information on the programme, registration, industry and more on the special Barcelona congress website.

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