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.

The next ECNP Congress will take place on 15-18 October 2022 in Vienna, Austria. Visit the Congress website for more info about registration, abstract submission and preliminary programme.

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Early Career Advisory Panel (ECAP): call for applications

For Early Career Scientists: ECAP is now recruiting new members! The field of research is clinical and pre-clinical neuroscience. If interested please send in your letter of motivation and curriculum vitae (CV) to [email protected] before 23 February 2022.

How to apply

The ECNP Office is seeking a new Administrative Assistant

The ideal candidate is fluent in Dutch and English, spoken and written, and has a minimum of two years of office experience, preferably in an international environment. If you are highly organised and detail-oriented, if you’d like to work in a vibrant, non-profit science-related environment, and if you live in or near Utrecht, the Netherlands, apply now!

To the job description (Dutch language)

First issue of 2022 of the ECNP newsletter is out

Many interesting topics in this month’s newsletter: 35th ECNP Congress preliminary programme, call for session proposals for the 36th ECNP Congress; deadline for the ECNP New Frontiers in Digital Health Meeting 2022 is approaching; call for nominations for two ECNP Awards; and much more...

Read the full e-news here

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.
Follow ECNP on social media to find them in your timeline every week.


Find the complete selection here


ECNP Congress is Europe's global event dedicated to innovation in the treatment of brain disorders!