ECNP School of Child and
Adolescent Neuropsychopharmacology

31 March-5 April 2019, 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.

The school will be held in Venice, Italy, on 31 March-5 April 2019.

A select number of participants will be offered an interactive week with an international faculty of experts in basic and clinical paediatric neuropsychopharmacology. 

Participants are selected by the chair of the school, with two to three potential candidates per country, on the basis of their career potential. A maximum of 50 junior psychiatrists are accepted and their accommodation costs are covered by ECNP. 

Programme
The preliminary programme will be available soon.

Registration will take place on Sunday 31 March from 16.30-17.00, followed by the opening session and the first lectures. The programme finishes on Friday 5 April around lunchtime.

Wednesday afternoon is a free afternoon, so participants can enjoy the beautiful city of Venice. 

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 your own words, why you should attend, is mandatory.

Please note that it is not possible to participate in more than one school of ECNP.

How to apply
Online application will open in October 2018. The deadline to apply is 1 December 2018.

During the application process, along with a motivation letter, applicants are asked to upload the following:

  • Copy of ID
  • CV
  • Letter from the applicant’s institute confirming the application requirements are met by the applicant.

All documents need to be in English.

ECNP School of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychopharmacology 2018
The ECNP School of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychopharmacology 2018 took place in Venice, Italy, on 8-13 April 2018. ECNP provided a unique opportunity to 47 participants to interact with an international faculty of experts in basic and clinical paediatric neuropsychopharmacology, over a span of one week.

Feedback from the participants included: “The program was comprehensive, very interesting topics, and the lectures were inspirational.” “A great opportunity to meet child and adolescent psychiatrists from across Europe.” “Very useful for my daily practice.”

View the programme here.