ECNP Congress

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. Join us at #ECNP2022
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
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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Are there sessions from the 35th ECNP Congress 2022 that you can't join? Remember that the livestreamed sessions will be recorded for on-demand viewing, by registered participants, until 19 January 2023. After the Congress you can catch up on all the sessions you have missed from wherever you are.

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The neurobiology of play

How does neuronal activity trigger behaviour? As full professor of animal physiology/systems neurobiology and neural computation, Michael Brecht, Germany is particularly interested in this question. Join his Plenary Lecture online or in Vienna: register today!

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Nutritional psychiatry — where are we going?

Felice Jacka, Australia has pioneered and led a highly innovative program of research that examines how individuals’ diets interact with the risk for mental health problems. At the 35th ECNP Congress in Vienna in October, she will present the Plenary Lecture 'Nutritional psychiatry – where are we going?’.

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Beware of fake and misleading websites and e-mails

Please be aware that there are several commercial registration agencies, entirely independent to ECNP, who create fake and misleading websites, offering registration for the ECNP Congress. Some companies also try to actively sell registration by phone. These organisations are not linked to ECNP and are using our name and /or logo without authorisation.

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Beware of agencies and websites claiming to offer registration and accommodation services for the ECNP Congress. The only official websites for the ECNP Congress are and All other websites and organisations are unconnected to ECNP and using our name and/or logo without authorisation, probably with fraudulent intent. 

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Let's talk about mental disorders in Europe

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