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* 5th Academia Summer School
* 1st EPA Forum
* EPA Election Results
* 2015 Scholarship Winners
* European Psychiatry Mobile Website
* FENS Forum 2016


* 3-6 March 2015 (Fukuoka)
5th World Congress of Asian Psychiatry
* 22-25 March 2015 (Tokyo)
6th World Congress on Women’s Mental Health
*  28-31 March 2015 (Vienna)
EPA 2015
*  9-11 April 2015 (Florence)
Practical course on Phenomenological Psychotherapy

5th EPA Academia Summer School

Apply by 10 March!

“One of the most successful educational activities on the international level in the field of psychiatry”

Only two weeks are left to apply for the 5th EPA Academia Summer School on “Comorbidity between Mental and Physical Disorders”, which will take place on 10-13 July 2015 in Strasbourg, France. Note down the dates!

The Summer School is tailored for psychiatrists and other medical specialists, who are either trainees or within 2 years of completion of specialist training, and who are residing in a country that forms part of the WHO Europe region.

Watch this video and learn from past scholars why you should apply!

The deadline for applications is: 10 March 2015. Don’t miss out – apply now!

1st EPA Forum

EPA Members, sign up now!

The 1st EPA Forum “Improving Mental Health and Mental Health Care across Europe” will take place on Saturday, 28 March 2015, 9:00-13:00 in Vienna, Austria, as part of the 23rd European Congress of Psychiatry.

The EPA Forum is a new format which will be introduced at each annual EPA Congress. It will bring together EPA Council of National Society/Association (NPA) members and invited EPA Individual Members with European NPAs that are not yet EPA members and European organisations, stakeholders and policy makers in the field of Mental Health and Mental Health Care, in order to present and discuss matters of European importance from the perspective of EPA.

Are you an EPA member? Participation is free and open to EPA Members that have signed up by 14 March 2015. Sign up now.

For more details about the Forum’s programme, please visit the EPA website.

EPA Elections

Welcome the new Office Bearers

The EPA Board came together 25-26 January in Vienna for its first meeting of the year. Elections for EPA Office Bearers were held. EPA is proud to announce the election of:
  • Silvana Galderisi, Italy – President Elect
  • Julian Beezhold, UK – Secretary General
  • Philip Gorwood, France – Treasurer
  • Michael Musalek, Austria – Secretary for Sections
  • Cécile Hanon, France – Secretary for Education
All of our best wishes for a successful term of office!

EPA Scholarship Programme

Congratulate our 2015 winners!

They will receive waived registration to the EPA 2015 Vienna Congress, travel, hotel, access to one EPA Academia Educational Course, invitations to the Opening Ceremony and ECP Luncheon and one year of membership in EPA.

For more information about the Early Career Psychiatrists Scholarship Programme, visit the EPA website.

European Psychiatry – On the Go

Check out the mobile website

European Psychiatry is the official journal of the European Psychiatric Association. It contains high-level, original scientific articles, short communications and editorials. From one dedicated website, subscribers can view current and past issues of European Psychiatry, including abstracts, full texts and PDFs. Users may also consult author information, view permissions and submit manuscripts.

The new mobile version of the journal is now available to EPA Members; please go to on your mobile device and install EurPsych on your iPhone/iPad.

EPA members receive a free electronic subscription to the journal. Join EPA today and discover this and many other advantages of being our member!

Applied and Basic Neuroscience:

Put your research on the programme of the FENS Forum 2016 in Copenhagen

Do you consider attending the 10th FENS Forum of Neuroscience? World-renowned scientists from across the globe will meet in Copenhagen next year to attend Europe’s largest neuroscience meeting. Why not present a symposium?

Reach out to current and future collaborators and submit your symposium or technical workshop proposal before the extended deadline of 9 March.

FENS welcomes submissions from the members and affiliates of the European Psychiatric Association. FENS Forum will bridge the entire range of neuroscience disciplines from the research themes available.

The Programme Committee will design the scientific programme of the FENS Forum 2016 on the basis of proposals from scientists from all over the world and all areas of neuroscience research.

Click here for guidelines on how to submit proposals for symposia and technical workshops.

Participate and submit your proposal today!
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