What is the Research Academy?

The Research Academy has biennial meetings to promote research excellence, and collaborative work among young clinician-scientists in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry. The ESCAP Research Academy supports early careers by promoting training, encouraging collaborations, and provides a forum to share experiences with senior world-leading researchers in psychiatry.

Meet the Research Academy committee

View the publications generated from the Research Academy

Upcoming Research Academy

The last Research academy went virtual due to restrictions with COVID-19 travel. 

We currently do not have a Research Academy planned for the coming months but we will be hosting a VIrtual Training day in collaboration with UEMS-CAP and EFPT on the 24th June 2021. 

Find out more

Past academies

The ESCAP Research Academy Committee have successfully organised three Research Academies since it was launched in Madrid in 2015.

Madrid 2015

Geneva 2017

Vienna 2019

Virtual 2020

Residential academies

ESCAP Research Academy supports the running of satelite residential courses in a similar format to the biennial meetings. 

Find out what happened at the first residential course in Catania, Italy October 2019.

The second residential course in Catania, Italy was planned for September 2020 but is being postponed until 2021, more information to come.

Johannes Hebebrand, “Within our specialty much is at stake”


Johannes Hebebrand revives the ESCAP Research Academy, its vision and its ambition

The urgent need to interact

Imagine a bit better than ordinary country house in Rees, a small North Rhine-Westphalian town just off the Rhine river, close to the Dutch border. A band of young men and women occupy the kitchen, making an effort to produce a tasty meal for their respected tutors. With visible tension they go to the extreme. They dance around the stove, performing something they were not trained for.....Read more