19th Congress  EPA Section of Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry  
April 4-7, 2018 - Vienna, Austria

Social Program

WELCOME RECEPTION (included in the registration fee)  - April 05, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

The welcome reception will be in the Vienna City Hall (“Rathaus”) hosted by the Major of the City of Vienna. It is located in the centre of Vienna (1082 Vienna, Friedrich-Schmidt-Platz 1, close to Ringstrasse).  Constructed from 1872 to 1883 in a Neo-Gothic style, it houses the office of the Mayor of Vienna as well as the chamber of the city council. More details can be found at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rathaus,_Vienna

It is about 1,5 kilometres to walk from the congress venue. Another option is to use underground line U2 (Station “Rathaus”).

All delegates and accompanying persons are invited to attend the Reception. A light meal will be served.  

Free of charge. Tickets must be obtained during the online registration.

CONGRESS DINNER (not included in the Registration fee) - April 06, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

The congress dinner will be at “Grand Hotel” (http://www.grandhotelwien.com/en/). Since 1870 the Grand Hotel Wien has been famous the world over for its exquisite hospitality and luxury. One of the finest luxury hotels in Vienna, the Grand always guarantees an experience to remember.  

The Grand Hotel Wien is located in the centre of Vienna at the famous Ringstrasse, close to Staatsoper (1010 Vienna, Kaerntner Ring 9). It is a 3 minutes’ walk from to underground station “Karlsplatz” (underground lines U1, U2 and U4).  

You will enjoy an evening with a dinner with local specialities.

Must be indicated upon registration to obtain a ticket (at extra costs of 95 Euro).


Various half- and full day tours, evening tours, concerts, vienna boys’ choir, spanish riding school and much more can be booked through our partner Vienna Sightseeing Tours.

If you require information about special highlights in Vienna, please don't hesitate to contact us with your request by e-mail to socpsy2018@austropa.at