About ECNP

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. Read more...

ECNP offers membership to established scholars in the field and all those with an active interest in applied and translational neuroscience. Corresponding membership is also open for those not resident in Europe.  To our membership pages

Download the ECNP App...

With our specially developed ECNP app you will have the most up-to-date information about the ECNP Congresses 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.


Members: Invitation to the ACNP Annual Meeting 2018

ECNP is again able to designate six ECNP members to be invited to the 57th Annual Meeting of ACNP, 9-13 December 2018, Hollywood, Florida, USA. You may show your interest, including a short justification (max 250 words), to attend the 2018 ACNP Meeting by sending an e-mail to the ECNP Office by 29 June 2018 at the latest.

More details on the ECNP member website

ECNP supports new pan-European research project

ECNP is pleased to support a new pan-European research project, conect4children (c4c), a public-private partnership to improve clinical trial infrastructure to facilitate the development of new drugs for children in Europe. A six-year, multimillion- euro project, the c4c consortium comprises of a collaborative paediatric network that will facilitate the development of new drugs and other therapies for the entire paediatric population in Europe.

To the press release

Brain Day in Barcelona

ECNP announces its fifth public information day in conjunction with the ECNP Congress, the Brain Day or El dia del cerebro. It will take place on 5 October 2018 at the University of Barcelona. This day is open to patients, families and professionals.

Read more

Supporting EU Proposals

ECNP is uniquely placed to effectively communicate and disseminate the result and impact of a European research project, which is a critical proposal evaluation criterion. We currently support three major new pan-European research enterprises with high-impact dissemination.

More information...

Why the ECNP Congress?

"...an 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.