Third ESSPD Summer School 2023

Personality Disorders: Developmental Pathways and Interventions

The European Society for the Study of Personality Disorders (ESSPD) is proud to announce the third ESSPD Summer School for early career researchers, organized in collaboration with the University of Lausanne, Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychotherapy and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Service, with the financial support of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).


August 27 – September 2, 2023


Crêt-Bérard, VD, Switzerland

Deadline : Applications by February 1st, 2023 by e-mail to All applications must contain a letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae and a 1-page summary of the relevant research project (in one PDF file). Applications from Eastern Europe are explicitly encouraged.

Confirmed speakers

Ueli Kramer

Department of Psychiatry, University of Lausanne

Lausanne, Switzerland


Chiara de Panfilis

Psychiatrist and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Parma

Parma, Italy

Babette Renneberg

Director of the Outpatient Psychology Treatment Centre at Freie Universität Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Svenja Taubner

Director of the Institute for Psychosocial Prevention, University-Hospital Heidelberg

Heidelberg, Germany

Theodore Beauchaine

William K. Warren Foundation Professor of Psychology

Notre Dame, US

Stephanie D Stepp

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology

Pittsburgh, US