World Psychiatric Association in association with the German Association for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics will be hosting the World Congress of Psychiatry 2017.

This World Congress offers an ideal opportunity to take stock of the state of psychiatry in the early part of the 21st century and share the vision and the future direction of exciting developments in the field.

In addition to the new developments in research and clinical practice the congress will focus on human rights of individuals with mental illness as well as the German tradition of Psychopathology. Furthermore the relationship between society and psychiatry is of paramount importance.

There will be planned sessions working with patient groups, family and career groups, charities and other partner organizations.

The diverse programme formats promise five exciting and varied congress days. You can look forward to an excellent scientific programme with renowned speakers from all over the globe. This congress is an excellent opportunity to share academic developments, research and clinical practice. It will also provide a forum for better and closer social interactions and support.

           8 – 12 October 2017, Berlin, Germany
          Programme with renowned keynote speakers
           In the heart of science and patient care
           Meet colleagues from all over the world

Get involved

Play an active role in the WPA XVII World Congress of Psychiatry Berlin 2017 and submit your scientific contributions.

Visit www.wpaberlin2017.com in May 2016 for all important information, deadlines and formalities.

Congress registration and abstract submission start
1 September 2016.


Scientific Secretariat

Julie Holzhausen
German Association for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics (DGPPN)
Reinhardtstraße 27 B
10117 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49-30-240 477-218
Fax: +49-30-240 477 229
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