EPA Research Prizes

Every year, the EPA is pleased to award individual prizes of €2,000 to 5 promising young psychiatrists who published the best scientific papers.

All 2021 Research Prize winners will also receive a free registration to EPA Virtual 2021.


Each candidate can submit one article in one of the following categories:

  1. Clinical psychopathology and refinement of psychiatric diagnostic categories
  2. Biological correlates and treatments of mental disorders
  3. Psychiatric epidemiology, social psychiatry and psychotherapeutic interventions in mental disorders
  4. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  5. Best paper published in European Psychiatry


Applications will be carefully reviewed by a jury. Eligible candidates must meet ALL of the below criteria:

  • Qualify as an Early Career Psychiatrist (psychiatrist under 40 years old or within 5 years of completion of specialist training)
  • Be the first author of an article published or accepted for publication in a scientific journal in 2020
  • The article must be related to psychiatry or research in psychiatry
  • Reside in a country included in the World Health Organisation Europe region

The application process of the EPA Research Prizes is fully internet-based.
Please prepare the following documents and information before you begin your application:

  • An updated curriculum vitae in English
  • A proof of ID
  • Your published article in a PDF format
    • If the article hasn’t been published yet, a proof from the publisher will be required

Submission of applications is now closed.

The deadline for submitting applications was 24 November 2020.


For any questions, please use this contact form (select “Early Career Psychiatrists” from the drop-down list).