Conference Organisation

The biennial ECSR is the main platform of the ESAS for sharing research findings with the scientific community. It is the nucleus out of which ESAS emerged and was initiated in 2007 by the German Competence Network on Schizophrenia (CNS). The ECSR is now a joint thematic conference of the ESAS and the CNS. Read more


in cooperation with

    • World Psychiatric Association (WPA) and its Section on Schizophrenia 
    • European Psychiatric Association (EPA) and its Section on Schizophrenia
    • German Association for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics (DGPPN)
    • Asian College of Schizophrenia Research (ACSR)
    • Competence Network on Schizophrenia (CNS) and its supporting association PsychoseNetz e.V.

    Conference & Exhibition Office

    Hanser & Co GmbH
    Postfach 12 21
    22885 Barsbüttel, Germany

    Phone: +49 40 670 882 0

    Scientific Organiser

    European Scientific Association on Schizophrenia
    and other Psychoses (ESAS) e.V.

    Scientific Secretariat

    Wolfgang Gaebel, Wolfgang Wölwer, Viktoria Toeller
    c/o Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
    Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf

    Scientific Programme Committee

    Wolfgang Gaebel, Germany
    Silvana Galderisi, Italy
    Oliver Howes, UK

    Joachim Klosterkötter, Germany
    Eva Meisenzahl-Lechner, Germany
    Bernard Sabbe, Belgium

    Werner Strik, Switzerland
    Wulf Rössler, Switzerland
    Wolfgang Wölwer, Germany

    Advisory Programme Committee

    George Awad, Canada
    Dinesh Bhugra, UK
    Gerd Buchkremer, Germany
    George Christodoulou, Greece
    Peter Falkai, Germany
    Wagner F. Gattaz, Brazil
    Birte Glenthoj, Denmark
    Philippe Gorwood, France
    Heinz Häfner, Germany

    Cyril Höschl, Czech Republic
    Afzal Javed, UK 
    Valery Krasnov, Russia
    Shôn Lewis, UK
    Jan Libiger, Czech Republic
    Wolfgang Maier, Germany
    Mario Maj, Italy
    Stephen Marder, USA
    Patrick McGorry, Australia

    Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, Germany
    Hans-Jürgen Möller, Germany 
    Merete Nordentoft, Denmark
    Sir Michael Owen, UK
    Victor Peralta, Spain
    Norman Sartorius, Switzerland
    Frank Schneider, Germany
    Masatoshi Takeda, Japan
    Pichet Udomratn, Thailand

    Funding and Acknowledgements

    The European Conference on Schizophrenia Research is completely independent from industry funding.