European Psychoanalytical Federation

The federation of psychoanalytical societies of Europe. The forum for scientific and institutional exchange.

The European Psychoanalytical Federation (EPF) is the scientific federation of all European psychoanalytical Societies and Study Groups belonging to the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA). Established in 1966-1969, today it consists of 43 Societies with nearly 5500 members and 2500 candidates in 32 countries in which 27 languages are spoken.


The 37th EPF Annual Conference is held in Florence from 22 to 24 March. The conference argument, programme, and all information are here.

Florence 2024: Submitted papers

Read in advance the papers submitted for the Florence conference

Programme at a glance

The Florence conference programme at a glance is here. Click on the link below to see or download it.

NQAS 2024

The New Member Seminar is now the Newly Qualified Analysts Seminar. However, the organisation of this seminar remains unchanged...

The Case of Odysseus

10th Delphi International Psychoanalytic Symposium invites you to a pre-symposium online presentation and discussion of Michael Parsons’ paper Where is the Stranger at Home? The Case of Odysseus...

EPCUS 2024

October 3 – 5, in the EPF House, Brussels.

Save the Date!

EPF Societies

The innovative website section with the direct participation of the societies, which includes...

The Red Book

A handbook about EPF – the "Red Book" contains the basic information about the EPF, its structure and its activities.

EPF House


Since late 2015 the EPF has its own house, situated in the Rue Gérard in Brussels. The House is open to all members and candidates of EPF societies. You can visit it during smaller EPF conferences, some of the EPF working groups meet here. House Gérard can also host other meetings aiming at European/international collaboration.

Upcoming Events

BPA Introductory Lectures

Psychoanalysis: Key Concepts and a Contemporary Perspective

Online (Zoom)

Jan. 10 – Jul. 3, 2024

Society Event

The dynamics of influence

British Psychoanalytical Society, Edinburgh Conference


Apr. 27, 2024

Society Event


84e Congrès des Psychanalystes de Langue Française


May. 9 – 11, 2024

Society Event

The EPF Bulletin

Number 77 / 2023

35 Articles