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.

What hybrid offers

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

Click here


Discover this Symposium on the understanding of social brain

In this symposium, the social brain will be highlighted from different disciplines, namely, by providing the ecological validity of social interaction tests in rodents, at the level of neurocircuitry of social behaviour and addiction, by studying neural representations of social behaviour in interpersonal relationships. This session will be livestreamed and available for in-person and online participants, followed by live Q&A.

To the session

ECNP Congress programme spotlight: Ellen Leibenluft, USA

Our new interview with experts in the field is with Ellen Leibenluft. Her research involves the use of cognitive neuroscience techniques and neuroimaging modalities, including functional MRI, to elucidate brain mechanisms mediating severe irritability in youth and to use that knowledge to suggest novel treatment interventions.

Read the full interview

Important: beware of unauthorised agencies!

Beware of agencies and websites purporting 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.

Scientific programme

An outstanding ECNP Congress programme is awaiting you!
Discover the Keynote Session, Plenary Lectures, Symposia, Interactive, Poster and Innovative Sessions we have prepared for you. All the sessions will be available for in-person participants. Most of the sessions will also be available for online participants.

Click here to browse and filter the programme

Why attend the ECNP Congress?

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