About ECNP

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...

ECNP offers membership to established scholars in the field and all those with an active interest in applied and translational neuroscience. Corresponding membership is also open for those not resident in Europe.  To our membership pages

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

Join the ECNP Congress!

This year you can choose how to participate to the ECNP Congress: in-person in Lisbon, Portugal, or online in livestreamed sessions. Click here to learn more about our all-new hybrid congress format and what it offers you.
Register today and do not worry if your plans might change! We offer a very flexible cancellation policy. Read more.

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The ECNP Office is seeking a new Scientific Co-ordinator

The ideal candidate has a PhD or master’s degree in an area of brain science and is interested in science education and communication. If you are keen and well organised, if you’d like to work in vibrant, non-profit science-related environment, and if you live in or near Utrecht, the Netherlands, apply now!

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New impact factor European Neuropsychopharmacology!

We are happy to share that the 2020 impact factor (IF) for the European Neuropsychopharmacology journal has jumped almost a whole point from 3.853 to 4.600, compared to 2019!

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Call for nominations for The Brain Prize 2022 is open!

The Lundbeck Foundation is now accepting nominations for next year's winners of The Brain Prize, the world's largest prize for neuroscience.

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ECNP Networks and twgs

ECNP Networks foster collaboration among experts interested in specific brain-research topics. As well as the Networks themselves, ECNP has also instituted Thematic Working Groups (TWGs) as a way to stimulate new Networks activities, encourage collaboration and facilitate the Networks mission.

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