European Society for Social Drug Research Conference 2020

ESSD Conference 2020


European Society for Social Drug Research Conference 2020

8 September 2020

ESSD conference 2020 will take place from Thursday 24 September 2020 to Saturday 26 September 2020. The European Society for Social Drug Research (ESSD) was founded in 1990 to promote social science approaches to drugs research, with special reference to the situation in Europe ( The society holds an annual conference providing scope for collaboration and co-operation among researchers working in the drugs field.

The standard conference fee is EUR 100. Student and reduced fee is EUR 50.

Information on conference venue and hotels

The annual ESSD conferences always takes place in close collaboration with local organisers; this year’s local organiser will be Dr. Meropi Tzanetakis (Department of Political Science, University of Vienna, and Dr. Alfred Uhl (Psychotherapy Science, Sigmund Freud Private University, and Austrian Public Health Institute).

The ESSD conference 2020 will take place from Thursday 24 September 2020 at 9:00am CET to Saturday 26 September 2020 at 14:00pm CET. An optional social event will be organised on Wednesday evening 7:00 pm CET for those participants arriving early enough. Further social events will take place during the conference.

The venue is located at the University of Vienna:
Alte Kapelle, Altes AKH/Campus, Hof 1
(Spitalgasse 2, Hof 1, 1090 Vienna, Austria)
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The organisers will try to arrange special conditions in some hotels easy to reach from the conference venue. Participants need to organise their own accommodation.

Further information regarding the conference venue, accommodation, how to register and pay the fee, etc. will be announced shortly at:

Vienna, Austria
Start24 September 2020
End26 September 2020