Reasons to Attend


The European Psychiatric Association (EPA) was founded in 1983. With active individual members in as many as 88 countries and 40 National Society/Association Members who represent over 78,000 European psychiatrists, the EPA is the main association representing psychiatry in Europe.

Its mission is to improve psychiatry and mental health care in Europe.
EPA members include leading experts in numerous fields. EPA’s activities address the interests of psychiatrists in academia, research and practice throughout all stages of career development.
Together, EPA members contribute to the life of the association and to the development of Psychiatry in Europe. Each member has the possibility to actively contribute to ongoing projects and play a key role in shaping the future of the Association and its policy.

EPA accomplishes its mission through the following activities:
  • Annual European Congress of Psychiatry
  • European Psychiatry Journal​​​
  • EPA courses, Summer School, Faculty Workshop and other forms of training (EPA Academia for Excellence in European Psychiatry)
  • Early Career Psychiatrists Committee and Programme
  • Research Prizes and Scholarship Programme
  • 21 Scientific Sections
  • Cooperation with National Psychiatric Associations through EPA membership
  • Guidance papers and position statements on related topics of interest
  • Initiatives on improving ethical standards of psychiatric care and practice
  • ​Collaborative activities in partnership with international organisations working in the field of psychiatry and mental health care
EPA Members benefit from a reduced registration fee at the European Congress of Psychiatry.
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Attendance History during the past 7 years:

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Profile of Attendees

The Audience ranges from various fields of expertise such as:

Statistics from EPA 2016 Madrid

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CME Accreditation
An application will be submitted to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide accreditation by the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European
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Industry Supported Sessions
Industry Supported Sessions slots are offered to industry as non-CME commercial/promotional sessions that are not accredited. As such supporters are free to choose their topics, invite speakers and control content, the session will be
indicated in the program as organized by the Supporter. Topic and program are subject to approval by the Congress Scientific Committee.


Information contained in the scientific program must comply with the applicable CME/CPD regulations. Scientific/Educational Program shall not include any commercial elements such as company names, products names, etc. Commercial information shall be kept separate and clearly differentiated from the scientific accredited content. Non educational activities may include promotional elements and shall not be accredited.​