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EADP Travel Fellowships to attend the European Conference on Developmental Psychology in Turku, Finland


The European Association for Developmental Psychology will sponsor early career researchers with travel awards, in the amount of 250 €, to help them to participate in the ECDP 2023 in Turku, Finland.


Who can apply?

Applications are welcome from early career scholars from around the world who are PhD students or who defended their dissertation not earlier than 2019. Membership of EADP is necessary. 


How to apply?

After your paper has been accepted, and you got the notification from ECDP 2023, please send the following documents to the Early Researchers’ Union event and secretary support Ana Catarina Canário (anacanario@fpce.up.pt) from March 16 to April 15, 2023.

1. Title and abstract of your accepted presentation at the EADP conference,

2. Description of your research (max 500 words),

3. Current CV including education and major academic achievements (max 1 A4 page),

4. Personal statement explaining how attending the EADP conference will help advancing your career and work (max 250 words)


Notifications about the application results should be sent by the award committee until May 15, 2023.

For more info, see here:
call for ECDP travel grant awards.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 89.5 KB

Our latest newsletter is now online! 

You will find the following contents:

  • Note from the Editors
  • Letter from Dagmar Strohmeier, Current EADP President
  • EADP Initiatives 2022 and 2023
  • Reports and News Regarding EADP Activities
  • New, Existing, and Former Council Members
  • 2023 EADP Conference in Turku, Finland
  • 2023 EADP- EARA-SRA Summer School 
  • Membership Stats and News
  • The 2023 George Butterworth Young Scientist Award – Call for Nominations
  • The 2023 William Thierry Preyer Award – Call for Nominations
  • News from ERU
  • Multilingual Corner
Newsletter 2022
Newsletter #6.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.5 MB

Please submit your papers for ECDP in Turku! 


Submission formats include symposia, individual papers, round table discussions and posters.

Submission deadline is January 31, 2023.


Happy to seeing you in Turku!

2023 EADP- EARA-SRA Summer School 

The 2023 EADP- EARA-SRA Summer School will be held in Turku, Finland from August 24th to August 27th just before the ECDP conference with arrival on August 23rd. The site for the school will be in Ruissalo, a stunning archipelago island and national park just in front of Turku. Applications are open now and should be submitted not later than February 28, 2023.
For more info see here:

2023 summer school CfA.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 113.5 KB

EADP Award Nominations possible now!

EADP invites nominations for the George Butterworth Young Scientist Award and for the William Thierry Preyer Award for Excellence in Research on Human Development. Our award committee accepts nominations until March 31st 2023. More info see:  Awards - EADP

Vacancies on the General Council


The position of president-elect in addition to three members-at-large positions will be vacant and nominations for them are currently invited. If you would like to make a nomination, please send a nomination dossier to

secretary@eadp.info no later than January 15th , 2023.

ECDP 2025 in Vilnius


The EADP bid committee unanimously decided to commission the team from Vilnius to organize the ECDP2025 with Vilmantė Pakalniškienė as the conference chair. After being in Vilnius in 2009, EADP looks forward to return to the beautiful city of Vilnius in 2025. 

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