ECNP Congress

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

We have prominent researchers and scientists in the field, talking about what attending ECNP Congress means to the psychiatric community and how it contributes significantly to cutting edge psychiatry. Watch the videos

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

Download the ECNP App...

With our specially developed ECNP app you will have the most up-to-date information about the 31st ECNP Congress at your digital fingertips. View the programme and abstracts, rate the sessions, and chat with other app users.

The app is available for Apple and Android. Search for 'ECNP' or scan the QR code.


Take part in our Facebook quiz! 

How good is your knowledge of brain science and health? Find out in this exciting Facebook quiz that we have planned for you, starting 22 June. We will ask you one simple question every week, related to the topics around the programme of the 31st ECNP Congress. Make sure that you log in every Friday and answer the question that will be posted along with the weekly countdown to the congress. We have a surprise gift in store and a special mention in our newsletter for whoever gets the most number of right answers!

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Brain Day in Barcelona

ECNP announces its fifth public information day in conjunction with the ECNP Congress, the Brain Day or El dia del cerebro. It will take place on 5 October 2018 at the University of Barcelona. This day is open to patients, families and professionals.

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31st ECNP Congress 2018: What’s new?

This year, we are offering a platform for experts to come together and debate on the topic: Evidence based findings in the diagnosis of paediatric mood disorders. We have two teams and a moderator who will be at their best in creating a learning-centred and engaging environment.

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Book a hotel room through our official agency!

Looking for a hotel room in Barcelona for the 31st ECNP Congress? CPO HANSER SERVICES GmbH (official hotel bookings provider for the ECNP Congress) can help you find the best suitable room for both individuals and group. We can assure you of their reliability. Book a hotel room via the hotel booking page

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The ECNP Congress offers a variety of ways for companies to engage with congress participants at both the scientific and educational levels: Satellite symposia, Expert science exchange sessions, Product theatre, the Exhibition, Industry views, Communication support, Free standing banners, Educational grants and Group registration.

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Past ECNP Congresses

The 30th ECNP Congress took place in Paris on 2-5 September 2017. You will find complete info on programme (symposia, industry sessions, poster sessions, abstracts and biographies of the speakers), keynote and plenary speakers, webcasts of the session, industry views on our history page.

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A Glimpse of the last ECNP Congress....

30th ECNP Congress, Paris, 2-5 September 2017

Watch the video to experience the ECNP Congress and see what experts in the field have to say about it....