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EAPL 2018 will take place in Turku, Finland, on June 26-29 2018.


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*Official 2018 conference website HERE*


Access the full 2018 conference program here. 


General Information 

Abstract Submission for the Conference has been closed. Submitting authors have been informed of abstract acceptance/refusal by email on the 9th of March. If you have not received the information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Important: The author, marked in the submission system as the presenting author, must register as a participant and pay the participation fee by May 10, 2018, otherwise the abstract will be automatically removed from the programme.

Early bird registration deadline: May 15, 2018


Conference theme: 

Uses and Limits of psychological expertise in legal processes

The scientific program will address the key issues in psychology and law. Different areas of forensic psychology and criminology will be explored, such as eyewitness testimonies, investigative interviews, lie detection and credibility assessment, risk assessment, recidivism, treatment of offenders and victims. Researchers and practitioners from Europe and other parts of the World are invited to share their recent scientific work and field experience concerning new challenges faced in legal processes.


Upcoming Conferences

EAPL 2019 will take place in Santiago de Compostela (Spain) on July, 17 – 20, 2019 


 Previous Conferences

2017 Mechelen, Belgium

2016 Toulouse, France

2015 Nuremberg, Germany

2014 Saint Petersburg, Russia

2013 Coventry, United Kingdom

2012 Nicosia, Cyprus

2011 Miami, USA

2010 Gothenburg, Sweden

2009 Sorrento, Italy

2008 Maastricht, The Netherlands


Students and Early Career

The EAPL hopes to call attention to high-quality student research (undergraduate, masters, and doctoral) and facilitate student involvement in the field. In line with this, the EAPL will host a number of events intended for student and early career members at the 2018 conference. There are also a number of student awards available for this conference. Undergraduate, masters, and PhD level members are eligible for this funding. For more information on student involvement at the 2018 conference visit www.eaplstudent.com.