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 the membership pages

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

future congresses

The annual ECNP Congress is Europe’s premier scientific meeting for disease-oriented brain research, annually attracting more than 5,000 psychiatrists, neuroscientists, neurologists and psychologists from around the world.

Next year the ECNP Congress will take place on 15-18 October in Vienna, Austria. Visit the congress website for more info.

Discover our upcoming destinations! 


A new ECNP Top Article

Recommended by Gabriella Juhasz, Hungary, the article is entitled: ‘The UKB envirome of depression: from interactions to synergistic effects’.

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ECNP School of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychopharmacology 2022

The programme is now online! This School offers to a maximum of 50 early career psychiatrists an interactive meeting with an international faculty of experts in basic and clinical paediatric neuropsychopharmacology.

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New vacancy at the ECNP Office: Project Manager Congresses & Meetings

Do you have an HBO degree, work experience in congress management and a minimum of 2 years of experience in planning of (international) meetings or have worked as a PCO? If you are well organised, interested in developing virtual meetings/webinars, live in the Utrecht area, and be willing to go abroad as needed, apply now!

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ECNP Top articles

Every week we post an article, recommended by one of ECNP's subject-matter experts. We select the most important new papers in various areas of the field.
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ECNP Congress is Europe's global event dedicated to innovation in the treatment of brain disorders!