european psychiatric association

Past & Future Congresses

Future Congresses

6-9 April 2019 Warsaw, Poland
28-31 March 2020 Madrid, Spain
10-13 April 2021 Florence, Italy
2-5 April 2022 Budapest, Hungary
1-4 April 2023 Nice, France

Previous Congresses

26th European Congress of Psychiatry
Nice, France  |  3-6 March 2018

The 26th European Congress of Psychiatry took place under the presidency of Professor Silvana Galderisi. The motto of the Congress was “Mental Health: Integrate, Innovate, Individualise.”

25th European Congress of Psychiatry
Florence, Italy  |  1-4 April 2017

The 25th European Congress of Psychiatry took place under the presidency of Professor Silvana Galderisi, with over 4,172 participants from 93 countries. The motto of the Congress was “Together for Mental Health.”

24th European Congress of Psychiatry 
Madrid, Spain  |  12-15 March 2016

The 24th European Congress of Psychiatry took place under the presidency of Professor Wolfgang Gaebel, with over 3,136 participants from 93 countries. The motto of the Congress was “Towards a Common Language in European Psychiatry.”

23rd European Congress of Psychiatry
Vienna, Austria  |  28-31 March 2015

The 23rd European Congress of Psychiatry took place under the presidency of Professor Wolfgang Gaebel. The motto of the Congress was “Excellence in Psychiatry across Europe: Practice, Education, Research.”

22nd European Congress of Psychiatry
Munich, Germany  |  1-4 March 2014

The 22nd European Congress of Psychiatry took place under the presidency of Professor Danuta Wasserman. The motto of the Congress was “European Psychiatry Focusing on Body and Mind.” 

21st European Congress of Psychiatry
Nice, France  |  6-9 April 2013

The 21st European Congress of Psychiatry took place under Professor Danuta Wasserman’s presidency. The Congress motto was “Europe Challenges the Burden of Mental Disorders.” The congress brought together over 3700 participants from 90 countries.

20th European Congress of Psychiatry
Prague, Czech Republic  |  3-6 March 2012

The 20th European Congress of Psychiatry took place under the presidency of Professor Patrice Boyer.  The theme of the congress was “Beyond Diversity Towards Harmony.” The congress was attended by about 3200 participants.

19th European Congress of Psychiatry
Vienna, Austria  |  12-15 March 2011

The 19th European Congress of Psychiatry was organised  under the presidency of Professor Patrice Boyer. The congress was attended by over 4000 participants.

18th European Congress of Psychiatry
Munich, Germany  |  27 February -2 March 2010

The 18th European Congress of Psychiatry, with the motto “Improve the Quality of Psychiatric Research & Treatment in Europe”, was organised under the presidency of Professor Hans-Jürgen Möller. It was attended by nearly 3500 participants.

17th European Congress of Psychiatry
Lisbon, Portugal  |  24-28 January 2009

The 17th European Congress of Psychiatry was organised under the presidency of Professor Hans-Jürgen Möller. This multidisciplinary congress focused on “New Diagnostic Approaches in Psychiatry: Relevance for Research and Practice in Europe”.

16th European Congress of Psychiatry
Nice, France  |  5-9 April 2008

The 16th European Congress of Psychiatry was attended by 3000 participants from 77 countries. The event was organised under the presidency of Professor Cyril Höschl. The theme of the Congress was: “Pathways to Integrative Care”.

15th European Congress of Psychiatry 
Madrid, Spain  |  17-21 March 2007

The 15th European Congress of Psychiatry took place  under the presidency of Professor Cyril Höschl. The theme of the Congress was: “European Psychiatry – Art and Science”. This successful event was attended by more than 3500 participants.

14th European Congress of Psychiatry
Nice, France  |  4-8 March 2006

The 14th European Congress of Psychiatry took place under the presidency of Professor Henning Sass. The theme of the Congress was: “New perspectives on treatment in psychiatry”. The high-quality Scientific Program provided a full update on the most important aspects of treatment and patient care and attracted more than 2700 participants from 62 countries.

13th AEP Congress 
Munich, Germany  |  2-6 April 2005

The 13th AEP Congress took place in Munich, Germany under the presidency of Professor Henning Sass. The theme of the Congress was: “European Psychiatry: The interface between biological and social factors” and more than 2000 participants from 61 countries enjoyed its rich Scientific Programme.

12th AEP Congress
Geneva, Switzerland  |  14-18 April 2004
The 12th AEP Congress took place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 14 to 18 April 2004 under the presidency of Professor Mario Maj. Its theme was: “European Psychiatry: Evidence and Experience”. The congress was well attended and featured a very attractive Scientific Programme, representing the most significant research lines currently active in Europe.

11th AEP Congress
Stockholm, Sweden  |  4-8 May 2002
The 11th AEP Congress took place under the presidency of Professor Göran Sedvall. Its theme was: “European Psychiatry, Science and Humanity in Health Care”.

10th AEP Congress
Prague, Czech Republic  |  2000
The 10th Congress of AEP was organised under the presidency of Professor Norman Sartorius. Its theme was: “Growing together in diversity”.

9th AEP Congress
Copenhagen, Denmark  |  1998
The 9th Congress of AEP was held under the presidency of Professor Jules Angst. Its theme was: “Standards for psychiatry”.

8th AEP Congress
London, United Kingdom  |  1996
The 8th Congress of AEP took place under the presidency of Professor Robin Murray. Its theme was: “A force for the future”.

7th AEP Congress
Copenhagen, Denmark  | 1994
The 7th Congress of AEP was organised under the presidency of Professor Per Bech. Its theme was: “European Psychiatry East and West”.

6th European Congress
Barcelona, Spain  | 1992
The 6th European Congress took place under the presidency of Professor Pascual Ballus. Its theme was: “Psychiatry in 1992″.

5th European Congress
Strasourg, France  |  1990
The 5th European Congress took place under the presidency of Professor Hans Heimann, founding member of the association. Its theme was: “Recent advances in psychiatric research and their applications to diagnosis and treatment in psychiatry”.

4th European Congress
Strasbourg, France, in 1988
The 4th European Congress was held under the presidency of Professor Léonard Singer. Its theme was: “Epidemiology and Therapy Research in Psychiatry”.

3rd Annual Meeting
Strasbourg, France  |  1986
The 3rd Annual Meeting was organised under the presidency of Professor Léonard Singer. Its theme was: “Psychiatric Care in Europe”.

2nd Annual Meeting
Strasbourg, France  |  1985
The 2nd Annual Meeting took place  under the presidency of Professor Léonard Singer. Its theme was: “Present trends in Psychiatric Research in Europe”.

1st Symposium
Strasbourg, France  |  1984
The 1st Symposium was held under the presidency of Professor Léonard Singer, founding member and first president of the association. The theme of the Symposium was: “Position of French and German-speaking psychiatrists and modern trends in nosology”.