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

Scientific programme

Discover the #ECNP2022 programme! We have a fantastic range of sessions lined up for you: Plenary Lectures, Symposia, Campfire, Career Development, Love Your Brain, Top Paper and Educational Update Sessions and much more...

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Marie Åsberg wins the 2022 ECNP Neuropsychopharmacology Award (ENA)

ECNP’s premier research prize, the ENA has been awarded to Marie Åsberg, Sweden in recognition of her career-long achievements in clinical pharmacology, and especially the science of depression.

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Discover the Campfire Sessions

This year we will have 26 Campfire Sessions for you! Sitting in a circle as if around a campfire – and without slides and screens – the expert, with the help of a moderator, will first introduce the topic followed by a conversation with the participants. Join them in-person and do not miss the chance to closely interact on a certain topic with experts.

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Brain Prize Lecture with Ole Kiehn, Sweden

Ole Kiehn studies the organization of neuronal circuits that execute movements and his lecture will be on 'Circuits for locomotor movement in health and disease'. Join us on Tuesday 18 October at 12.15 CEST, in Vienna or online!

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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!