On this page you will find links to other International Associations that work with the UEMS Section of Psychiatry


  • EFPT

The European Federation of Psychiatric Trainees (EFPT) is an international not-for-profit association representing national psychiatric trainee associations in the European Union and in associated countries (WHO definition of Europe). The EFPT has 38 member associations and represents thousands of trainees across Europe in all branches of psychiatry.

  •  EPA

The European Psychiatric Association has members in 81 countries and 34 National Society/Association Members who represent over 77,000 European psychiatrists.

  • UEMS

The European Union of Medical Specialists (Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes – UEMS) is a non-governmental organisation representing national associations of medical specialists in the European Union and in associated countries. The UEMS is the Parent organisation of the UEMS Section of Psychiatry. The UEMS Council publishes a regular newsletter (available in English and French) which is circulated to all specialist sections, as well as other relevant bodies in the European Union. The newsletter is also available by email. If you wish to receive regular updates of UEMS Council activities and involvement in pertinent European issues, please contact the UEMS Secretariat.

  • UEMS Section of Psychiatry Members

The websites for the national and international associations represented in the UEMS Section of Psychiatry can be found on the membership page.

  • UEMS CAP Section

The UEMS Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is another Section of the UEMS which focuses specifically on issues relating to the training of CAP Psychiatrists.

  •  WHO

The World Health Organisation has now launched two mental health action plans; one global plan and one which focuses specifically on Europe. Links to these Action Plans Can be found below:


  •   WPA

The World Psychiatric Association is an association of national psychiatric societies aimed to increase knowledge
and skills necessary for work in the field of mental health and the care for the mentally ill. Its member societies are presently 135, spanning 117 different countries and representing more than 200,000 psychiatrists.