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Over 2000 Scientific Contributions.

Jan 30, 2017

Today we have reached a special Milestone in the development of the ECP2017 Scientific Program.

We have received over 2.000 contributions and we are still counting. Tonight at 08:00 PM CET (Central European Time) we will close the Abstract Submission Platform for new entries.

The Scientific Committee will be working on the review and approval of your contributions all through the month of February. Contributors with an approved abstract will receive a personal e-mail with feedback and instructions for additional preparation and the Registration Requirements.

If you want to stay up-to-date with the development of ECP2017 and final Scientific Program you can follow us on Facebook where we will post daily updates.

You can also register for our Monthly Newsletter.


Final Call for Abstracts

Jan 11, 2017

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to remind you that the deadline for Submitting your Abstracts is near.
The ECP2017 Scientific Committee welcomes your contribution until 30 January 2017.
Abstracts are sought for

  • Oral and Poster presentations
  • Panel Discussions
  • Proposed Symposia

Even though we have defined 5 thematic tracks, we are looking forward to receiving all contributions.
Kindly refer to the Abstract Submission Guidelines to assist you in defining and sharing your scientific work.

After January 30th 2017, the Scientific Committee will review all submissions and complete the Final Program for the ECP2017.
Contributors will be notified by e-mail by the end of February 2017.

best regards,

Prof. Dr. Pim Cuijpers.
Chairman of the ECP20127 Scientific Committee.


News, Update

First Call for Nominations Robert Roe Award 2017

Nov 13, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

We cordially invite all EFPA (Associate and affiliate) Member Associations and other parties related to EFPA, to make nominations for the Robert Roe Award for Outstanding Contribution of Psychology to Society 2017.

The award will be handed over for the 1st time during the Opening Ceremony of the 15th European Congress of Psychology in Amsterdam (Netherlands) in July 2017, where the recipient will be invited to lead a special symposium or give a lecture during the congress.


The award will be given to a psychologist who has made

  • an outstanding contribution to bringing psychologists from all over Europe together, either from a scientific, professional, practical, or policy-making perspective and
  • through his/her academic and/or practical work, emphasized or demonstrated the relevance of psychological knowledge for society.
  • Junior psychologists are also eligible where the criteria are shifted towards first signs of and great potential for outstanding contributions.

Application procedure: ( each document to be sent as a separate file in pdf format)

  • a letter of nomination must be signed by two nominators
  • a strong statement as to how the nominee meets the criteria
  • an up-to-date curriculum vitae with contact details (email address and picture in jpg format)

Nominations should be sent to headoffice@efpa.eu by November 30, 2016.


ECP 2017 Facebook is online

Oct 09, 2016

If you follow us on Facebook, we will keep you posted with regard to Keynote Speakers, Program Update and deadlines.

ECP Website open for Early Bird registration.

Oct 09, 2016



As per October 8th, 2016 the ECP2017 website is open for Registration.
Reduced fees are applicable until 10 May 2017.


Thematic track

Technology and changing behaviour such as Internet interventions, mobile health, brain research

Oct 08, 2016

More information on this Thematic Track to follow soon.

Oscar Geurts
Online Editor in Chief
Thematic track

Promoting excellence and stimulating labour market participation

Oct 08, 2016

More information on this Thematic Track to follow soon.

Oscar Geurts
Online Editor in Chief