European Society for
Prevention Research

The European Society for Prevention Research (EUSPR) promotes the development of prevention science, and its application to practice so as to promote human health and well-being through high quality research, evidence based interventions, policies and practices.


News on Lisbon Addictions 2024

News on Lisbon Addictions 2024

From the EUSPR team, we would like to share with you the latest updates on the Lisbon Addictions 2024. The topic this year will be: Empowering the workforce of the future, and the conference will take place at the Lisbon Congress Centre from 23-25 October 2024. You can find more information on the conference website:…
Application procedures and Minimum Standards for hosting EUSPR conferences

Application procedures and Minimum Standards for hosting EUSPR conferences

The European Society for Prevention Research holds its annual conferences in European cities that wish to host a conference dedicated to prevention science. The local conference host is an entity or a consortium of entities (such as, but not limited to an NGOs, a university, a foundation or a public body/authority) who signs as local counterpart for the EUSPR…


To promote the inclusion of science-based principles of prevention in policies addressing non-communicable health issues, such as obesity, psychoactive substance use, violence, crime, mental and sexual health.

Cornerstones of these advancements are:

networks of scientists

decision-, opinion- and policy makers and practitioners


promotion of higher education and career development in prevention


advocacy for
evidence-based prevention

15th EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting

11th – 13th September 2024, Cremona, Italy

Prevention in and with Communities


Membership in EUSPR is open to qualified professionals who work in the field of prevention: all European and international researchers, professionals, practitioners, policy makers and students who share the Society’s aims.
We also encourage membership from all countries, particularly those professionals who wish to develop collaborative links with European researchers and decision-makers involved in prevention.

The journal of Prevention (JoP) is the official journal of the European Society for Prevention Research.

The Journal of Prevention is a multidisciplinary journal that publishes manuscripts aimed at reducing negative social and health outcomes and promoting human health and well-being. It publishes high-quality research that discusses evidence-based interventions, policies, and practices.