General Information
2021 BAPS meeting

Note the date!!

The 2021 Annual BAPS meeting will take place on Thu 27 May 2021 in the afternoon (Junior day) and Fri 28 May 2021 (main meeting).

The meeting will definitely take place on those days but the format (fully on line, fully in person, mixed) will be decided later.

Click here to access the conference website!


Shortlists for 2021 Awards


Congratulations to Bart Aben and Dries Bostyn for being shortlisted for the BAPS Best PhD Thesis Award!

Congratulations to Maya Braun, Britt Mostmans, and Sandra Invernizzi for being shortlisted for the BAPS Best Master Thesis Award!

For more info, see our Awards 2021 page.




Next FREE JB webinar on burnout!

📆 MAY 4th at 6pm

🔵 Burnout, a sinister epidemic 🔵 by Tim Vantilborgh

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​BAPS supports the Expert Group Psychology & Corona. Read all about the expert group on their new website:



BAPS members get 20% discount on their APS membership

For more info on this and other benefits of BAPS membership, click here.


Psychologica Belgica

Psychologica Belgica is the official journal of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS). Psychological Belgica will publish reports of empirical work as well as theoretical contributions, review papers and book reviews in any domain of psychological sciences. More information...

Mailing List



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Register as a BAPS member

You can now register as a BAPS member on this site. For more information on BAPS membership, click here.




If you have not done so already, it is now time to renew your BAPS membership for 2021 !


As we wrote in an earlier email, this year you will be given the option to pay your membership for multiple years at a reduced rate.


To renew your membership, you must, however, use the personal renewal link that you received in an earlier email from (the email was sent on both December 3rd and 17th 2020). You can thus search for this earlier email using as a search term or you can look for mails received on December 3rd or December 17th 2020.


If you cannot retrieve this email, please contact gilles.vannuscorps@uclouvain .


Mission Statement BAPS

Supporting and promoting psychological science in Belgium

The Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS) seeks to unite all those interested in the development of psychological sciences and in its applications in Belgium. Its goals are:

  • Facilitating contacts between researchers in Belgium

  • Providing incentives for researchers in Belgium at different stages in their career,

  • Providing an outlet for psychological research in Belgium

  • Representing the values and goals of Belgian psychological scientists at the Belgian, European, and World level

  • Membership at minimal cost with many benefits

Read more. 

Sponsorship Scheme

Depending on funding available, BAPS sponsors up to 2 scientific events organised by BAPS members and open to BAPS members.