We are pleased to announce that the final version of the ECP 2015 - Abstract Book is now available.


The Gala Dinner of the 14th European Congress of Psychology is taking place on 9th July at 20:00, at the Museum of Science and Technology “Leonardo da Vinci”, Via S. Vittore, 21, Milan. Previous registration is required.


We are happy to inform you that the Opening Ceremony of the 14th European Congress of Psychology will take place at 16.00 on Tuesday, 7th July at the Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20, Milan.

The program of the ceremony will be the following:

16:00 Official opening by Dr. Mario Sellini, President of the ECP 2015 Organizing Committee, and Prof. Gian Vittorio Caprara, President of the ECP 2015 Scientific Committees. At 16:10 the authorities’ greetings, among whom Vito De Filippo, Under Secretary of State for the Ministry of Public Health, and Roberto Maroni, President of the Lombardy Region, will be followed by a welcome speech by Prof. Robert A. Roe, President of the EFPA (European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations), by the EFPA Awards delivery

, and by a welcome speech by Dr. Isabel De la Mata, European Commission representative.
17:15 -18:00 Lecture on “New frontiers in neuroscience: the environment and the brain” by Prof. Lamberto Maffei

, President of the Italian Academy of Sciences.
18:00 - 18:30 Musical entertainment.
18:30 - 20:00 Welcome cocktail.


Please note that online registration closed on Wednesday, June 10th at 12am (CEST time).
On site registration will be available from Tuesday, July 7th at 9:00am at the Ground Floor of the U6 Building, University of Milan-Bicocca.

The Contribution of Psychology for: Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life

July, 6th at 10:00 am, at Cascina Triulza - Civil Society Pavilion EXPO 2015, a debate will take place on “The contribution of Psychology for: Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” under the auspices of the EFPA, the INPA and the 14th European Congress of Psychology. Prof. Gian Vittorio Caprara, President of the Scientific Committee of ECP 2015, will introduce the following renown scholars:

1. “Serving Humanity”, Prof. Saths Cooper;
2. “Psychology between Health Promotion and Citizenship’s Rights”, Prof. Fabio Lucidi;
3. “Connecting the collective to the individual: An essential step in solving human problems and promoting development”, Prof. Robert A. Roe;
4. “Sustainable well-being and Dignity”, Prof. José Maria Peiró;
5. “Dealing with Social Change: Individual Strength and Contextual Opportunity”, Prof. Rainer Silbereisen;
6. “Nurturing the best in Human beings”, Prof. Philip Zimbardo.

The event will be opened by prof. Enzo Grossi, Member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Pavilion and of the Committee “Universities for EXPO 2015”.

We are glad to announce that the event is available on the ECP 2015 official YouTube Channel.

Pre-Congress Workshop

On 7th July, from 10.00 to 13.30, it will be possible to take part to the pre-Congress workshop on “Trauma and mental health: Advances in EMDR therapy”, led by prof. Isabel Fernandez. Please note: in order to participate, it is necessary to register and pay the participation fee at the Secretary Office of the ECP 2015, Ground Floor of the U6 building, University of Milan-Bicocca, no later than 10 minutes before the beginning of the Workshop.

Keynote lectures

The 14th European Congress of Psychology regrets to announce that professors Alessandra Lemma, Lars-Göran Nilsson and Thomas Zoëga Ramsøy will not be able to deliver their keynote addresses for personal reasons due to unforseen events.

EMDR - ECP 2015 Joint Day

We are pleased to announce that on Friday, 10th July 2015 from 9.00 to 15.25 the EMDR - ECP 2015 Joint Day will take place, with the following symposia.

09:00 - 10:50, room U6-10
Interpersonal violence (IPV), working through EMDR with victims and perpetrators
Convenor: Teresa Bruno. Presenters: Teresa Bruno, Paolo De Pascalis, Carla Maria Xella.
09:00 - 10:50, room U6-01A
Trauma and Mental Health
Convenor: Mark van der Gaag. Presenters: Anabel Gonzales, Dolores Mosquera, Mark van der Gaag, Berber van der Vleugel
11:35 - 13:25, room U6-01A
Impact of trauma on medical diseases
Convenor: Luca Ostacoli. Presenters: Gabriella Bertino, Liuva Capezzani, Luca Ostacoli.
13:35 - 15:25, room U6-01A
Eating disorders and EMDR
Convenor: Simona Anselmetti. Presenters: Simona Anselmetti, Natalia Seijo, Patrizia Todisco, Maria Zaccagnino
09:00:10:50, room U6-01B
EMDR: Theory, Practice and Research application in  Mass Disasters
Convenor: Elisa Bergonzini. Presenters: Elisa Bergonzini, Isabel Fernandez, Lucia Formenti

12:45 - 13:45, room U6-01B
EMDR treatment of trauma and PTSD in Borderline Personality Disorder: Clinical considerations and assessment for the management of symptomatology
Convenor: Dolores Mosquera
11:30 - 12:30, room U6-01B
EMDR Therapy 2015
Chair: Isabel Fernandez. Presenter: Udi Oren

Homophobic bullying: knowing it for fighting it

We are pleased to announce that on Thursday, 9th July 2015 at 18.00 (6.00 pm) a meeting at Palazzo Marino, Milan, titled “Homophobic bullying: knowing it for fighting it“, will take place in partnership with the Scientific Committee of the XIV European Congress of Psychology. The meeting will see the participation of prof. Ian Rivers and prof. Vittorio Lingiardi, who will deal with the impact of homophobia and transphobia on the individual, and will show some prevention and intervention projects in the territory and in school contexts.