General Conditions

    General Conditions

    The ECSR 2024 has commissioned CPO HANSER SERVICE with the organisation of the conference. Registration for the conference and confirmation there of forms a contract between the conference attendee and the ECSR regarding attendance at the conference. This contract is based on the following General Terms and Conditions.

    Registration and Payment

    Please use the online registration form to register for the Congress. Registration will be confirmed if payment is received by the Congress Office by 3rd September 2024. Should payment be received after this date, you will receive your confirmation at the Congress Counter in Munich. Please bring a copy of your bank remittance with you.

    Presenting authors whose abstracts are accepted for presentation must register for the congress and pay the required registration fee immediately after receiving the abstract acceptance. Onsite registration for presenting authors is not possible.

    Cancellations of Congress Participation

    In case of cancellation, please notify the congress office CPO HANSER SERVICE in writing only. A full refund minus a service charge of € 50 will be given for cancellations received by 24th July 2024. After 24th July 2024, no refunds will be given.

    Abstract Submission

    The acceptance of submitted abstracts simultaneously results in binding registration of the speaker to attend the conference. The registration fee must be paid immediately after receiving the abstract acceptance. Onsite registration for presenting authors is not possible.  

    If the author withdraws a contribution accepted by the scientific committee, registration for the conference will be maintained and there will be no refund of the registration fees. 

    Changes to the Congress Program

    In the event of cancellations by speakers or other changes in the main Congress program, no full or partial refund of the registration fee can be made.

    Loss of Name Badges

    The full registration fee must be paid to acquire a new name badge in the event that the name badge, which at the same time entitles the holder to attend the congress, is lost. If the attendee is later able to produce the newly acquired and the previously lost name badge, the registration fee most recently paid will be refunded.


    CPO HANSER SERVICE is liable in keeping with diligence required of a prudent businessman, according to the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. Regardless of course in law the liability of CPO HANSER SERVICE shall be limited to damages which are caused with aforethought or by gross negligence. However, this shall not affect the liability of the Congress organizer and of the persons or organizations responsible for providing means of transport or other services. The participants take part in all excursions at their own risk. Verbal agreement can only be considered as binding when confirmed by CPO HANSER SERVICE in writing.

    Place of Performance, Venue of Jurisdiction

    Munich shall be the exclusive place of performance and Hamburg venue of jurisdiction for all parties. The laws of the Federal Republic of Germany shall apply.

    Force Majeure

    For reasons beyond its control (such as war, pandemics, strikes, lockouts, riots or any such civil disturbances, any acts of God, including but not limited to earthquakes, floods, droughts and typhoons and any other cause of circumstance of whatsoever nature beyond control) that have an impact on the arrangements, timetables or planning of  the 9th European Conference on Schizophrenia Research and its corresponding activities in Munich, ECSR has the right to immediately alter or cancel the activities or events or any of the arrangements, timetables, plans or other items relating directly or indirectly thereto. No party involved shall be entitled to any compensation for damages that result from such alteration or cancellation.