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REMINDER: Call for Abstracts closes November 1st!


Are you thinking about presenting and discussing your work and ideas at the 10th European Music Therapy Conference in Vienna next year?

We look forward to receiving your abstracts for oral presentations, posters, workshops, and roundtables – and to seeing all accepted abstracts published in a special supplement of the Nordic Journal of Music Therapy (NJMT) in June 2016!

We are excited that submissions have already come in from as many as 15 different countries!

If YOU are still considering submitting your abstract, you have...


Be sure to meet the submission deadline

November 01, 2015!

Please be aware that due to the requirements of the production process for the NJMT supplement, there will be

NO EXTENSION of the submission deadline!

Please also spread the word and tell your colleagues....

Presentation formats & abstract guidelines

            1. Classical print format (+ optional oral poster presentation, 4 min. talk)
            2. Animated screen presentation (+ optional oral poster presentation, 4 min. talk)


+ See details & submit your abstract here ...

Scientific Committee

All abstracts will be subject to blind peer review by the Scientific Committee, coordinated by its co-heads Karin Mössler (Norway) & Thomas Stegemann (Austria):

Esa Ala-Ruona (Finland)
Laurien Hakvoort (the Netherlands)
Friederike Haslbeck (Switzerland)
Stine Lindahl Jacobsen (Denmark)
Susanne Metzner (Germany)
Melissa Mercadal-Brotons (Spain)
Stefano Navone (Italy)
Alice Pehk (Estonia)
Ranka Radulovic (Serbia)
Krzysztof Stachyra (Poland)
Monika Smetana (Austria)
Brynjulf Stige (Norway)
Giorgos Tsiris (UK/Greece) 

We look forward to welcoming you in Vienna in July 2016!

See the conference website and our social network page for detailed information & updates!

Photo: Monika Geretsegger


The conference is jointly organised by:
ÖBM - Austrian Association of Music Therapists
mdw - University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
WIM - Viennese Institute of Music Therapy

In co-operation with:
EMTC - European Music Therapy Confederation

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