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.

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. View website.

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.


Beware of agencies and websites claiming to offer registration and accommodation services for the ECNP Congress. The only 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. We provide in house registration service through our website and our official housing agency is c’accommodation. If you suspect you are being targeted by a fraudulent website or have received possible scam e-mails, feel free to report ECNP by e-mail.

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Congress abstracts are online! 

The abstracts from poster presenters of the 34th ECNP Congress Hybrid are now available in the online programme. To have a look at all the abstracts, go to the programme and select 'abstract list'.

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Winner of the Best Negative Data Prize in Clinical Neuroscience 2021 

We are happy to announce that the 2021 award goes to C.G. Abdallah et al. for ‘Modulation of the antidepressant effects of ketamine by the mTORC1 inhibitor rapamycin’. He will accept the award at a special Campfire Session at the 34th ECNP Congress Hybrid on Monday 4 October at 9.00 (WEST).

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A new plenary lecture is confirmed: Annamaria Cattaneo, Italy

Annamaria Cattaneo is assistant professor at the University of Milan and she is also heading the Laboratory of Biological Psychiatry, at the IRCCS Fatebenefratelli Institute. She is particularly interested in evaluating how stress early in life as well as exposure to depression in utero can shape the brain trajectory versus an enhanced vulnerability status.

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Choose how you participate in the 34th ECNP Congress!
Learn more about our all-new hybrid congress format and what it offers you.

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What will the ECNP hybrid congress be like?

Discover Europe’s largest meeting in applied and translational neuroscience!