ECNP School of Child and
Adolescent Neuropsychopharmacology

27 March-1 April 2022, Venice, Italy

The ECNP School of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychopharmacology has been established to encourage and spread excellence in clinical neuropsychopharmacology among child and adolescent psychiatrists.  

A select number of participants are offered an interactive meeting with an international faculty of experts in basic and clinical paediatric neuropsychopharmacology.

Participants are selected by the coordinator of the School, with two to three potential candidates per country, on the basis of their career potential. A maximum of 50 early career psychiatrists will be accepted and their accommodation costs are covered by ECNP.

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ECNP programme

The programme starts on Sunday 27 March with the registration from 16.00-16.30, followed by the opening session and the first lectures. The programme finishes on Friday 1 April around lunchtime.
Wednesday afternoon is a free afternoon, so participants can enjoy the beautiful city of Venice.

How to apply
It is no longer possible to apply.
The deadline was 13 January 2022.

During the application process, next to providing an motivation letter (250-1000 words), applicants were asked to upload the following:

  • Copy of passport/identity card
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter from the applicant’s institute confirming the application requirements are met by the applicant.

All documents need to be in English.

Application requirements
The School is intended for outstanding, 'up and coming’ young psychiatrists who aspire to lead the profession in their home country in the coming years.

Applicants with substantial research training may apply during their residency (preferable after at least 2 years of clinical practice).

Applicants who have completed residency should normally not have completed more than 6 years in full time practice.
The School is only for residents in Europe*.
*Europe being the 47 countries of the Council of Europe plus Israel and Belarus.

Applications will be considered individually and on its merits. A personal statement to explain, in the applicant’s own words, why he/she would like to attend, is mandatory.
Please note that it is not possible to participate in more than one School of ECNP.

The ECNP School of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychopharmacology 2019: group picture

Participants of ECNP School of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychopharmacology 2019