Annual Conference of the European Association of Psychology and Law


4 - 7 July 2023

Cluj-Napoca, Transylvania, ROMANIA


Legal Psychology: From Research to Effective Practices


Dear colleagues,


It was an immense pleasure to have you here in Cluj-Napoca and Romania during the EAPL 2023 and we can say that the Annual Conference of 2023 was a success! 

We had over 269 participants, mostly from Europe, but also from Australia, Canada, the USA, Japan and South Korea.



We had many interesting presentations:


You can find the Abstract Book of the Conference here



A short summary of EAPL 2023 


We kicked off with the PRE-CONFERENCE DAY in which we had great workshops held by Dr Oana Stanciu, Dr Julia Shaw and Diana Francisco.



During DAY 1 we had the official Opening Ceremony, followed by Prof Victoria Talwar's keynote lecture, presentations & symposia, Prof Irit Hershkowitz's keynote lecture & a lovely Welcome Reception.



On DAY 2 we had Assoc Prof Timothy Luke and Emeritus Prof Ray Bull present their captivating keynote lectures, an interesting Round Table Discussion, engaging presentations & an amazing dinner with awards, and lots of networking & dancing!

On DAY 3 we had Prof Galit Nahari giving her outstanding keynote lecture, presentations & symposia & we officially ended the EAPL 2023 Conference with a warm and musical Closing Ceremony!



We also got to know a bit of ROMANIA during the POST-CONFERENCE TRIP where we visited the Turda Salt Mine, Trascău Fortress and The Szekler Mansion in Colțești.


Last, but not least you can find the recordings of the keynote speakers here

See you next year in Caparica, Portugal for EAPL2024!


Dear colleagues,


On behalf of the European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL), it is our pleasure to invite you to the Annual Conference of the European Association of Psychology and Law, which will take place in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) in 2023.


The European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL), founded in 1982, promotes the exchange between Psychology and Law, both in research and practice. The Annual Conference of the European Association and Law is organized each year in a different European city, and brings together researchers, practitioners, and other parties involved in legal settings. The aim of the Conference is to promote and improve new research, applied programs and legal procedures.


A series of invited keynotes, workshops, open papers/symposia, poster sessions, blitz talks, outstanding academics and professionals, and emerging bright scientists will be present during the Conference. You will be presented with a variety of networking opportunities, providing you with the chance to meet and interact with leading scientists and researchers, friends and colleagues, as well as sponsors and exhibitors.


The social program will highlight our unique Romanian culture and history brought to you by the beauty of Cluj-Napoca, the city welcoming you to EAPL's Annual Conference. Cluj-Napoca is the heart of Transilvania, an easily accessible and multicultural Eastern European city.


We are looking forward to welcoming you to Cluj-Napoca and we hope that you will enjoy the Conference, as well as your stay in Transylvania.




   On behalf of the EAPL's Annual Conference Organizing Team,

Prof Laura Visu-Petra

   Conference Chair


The Conference's Program and the Abstract Book are online! Check it here!

RO: Acreditare din partea Consiliului Psihologilor din România.

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