Call for participants
International Course on Leadership and Professional Skills for
Early Career Psychiatrists

Dear Colleagues,

We are honoured to announce the Course on Leadership and Professional Skills for Early Career Psychiatrists led by Professor Norman Sartorius, Professor Sir Graham Thornicroft and Professor Igor Filipčić in Zagreb, Croatia.

The course is being organized by the University Psychiatric Clinic Sveti Ivan, the Croatian Society for Brain Neurostimulation, the Association for the Improvement of Mental Health “ZAJEDNO”, and the Association for the improvement of mental health care, and supported by the Croatian Psychiatric Association (HPD), the City of Zagreb, and the Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes, Geneva (AIMHP). It will take place from 13th to 15th December 2024, at the University Psychiatric Clinic Sveti Ivan in Zagreb, Croatia.

This course will provide the participants with leadership and professional skills such as those that are needed to lead groups, prepare scientific papers, produce project proposals, chair sessions, and present ideas in meetings.

English language proficiency is a prerequisite for enrollment in the course. The maximum number of attendees is 16.

Application process:

1. In order to apply, please submit the following documents:

 – Curriculum vitae

 – Motivational letter

 – Signed reference letter from your institution stating that you are a psychiatry trainee or within 5 years of completing your specialist training (maximum age of 40)

2. The documents should be submitted to the following e-mail address:

3.  Deadline for application: 15th October 2024.

4. Before selection, the fluency of English will be verified through online video calls.

Organisational details:

Date: 13th-15th December 2024.

Location: Educational center University psychiatric clinic Sveti Ivan, Jankomir 11, Zagreb, Croatia.

Cost of attendance: Attending the course is free of charge.

Accommodation: The attendees will not be able to get lodging through the organisers; however, Vivid
Original d.o.o.
, Mrs. Iva Šimunović, email:, can help locate reasonably
priced accomodation.

Lunch, coffee and refreshments during the break will be organised for the Participants in the Leadership

A dinner with the course leaders will also be organised and will cost 50 Euros.

We are looking forward to your application and to welcoming you in Zagreb, Croatia!

We remain at your disposal for any additional queries, which you can address at

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