Wilhelm Wundt-William James Award for Exceptional Contributions to Trans-Atlantic Psychology

This award for exceptional contributions to trans-Atlantic psychology recognizes a significant record of trans-Atlantic research collaboration.

Deadline: October 31, 2016

Sponsor: APF


The Wilhelm Wundt-William James Prize was donated to EFPA by the American Psychological Foundation APF through a gift from Raymond Fowler, PhD, and is intended to recognize psychologists from Europe and/or North America who have made significant contributions to trans-Atlantic research collaboration.

There is no cash prize associated with the award, but recipients receive a mounted gold medallion, which is presented at the biennial meeting of the congress of the European Federation of Psychology Associations (EFPA).

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APF encourages nominations for individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability and sexual orientation.

How to Apply

Nomination Requirements

  • A cover sheet indicating the nominee’s name and contact information and the nominator’s name and contact information.

  • A letter of nomination detailing the contributions the nominee has made to European and North American psychology.

  • A current CV for the nominee.

  • Up to four supporting letters.

Submission Process

Please send all materials via email or send to: 

Galery Agora
Grasmarkt 105/18
Brussels, Belgium

To learn more, download the Call for Nominations (PDF, 147KB) or visit the EFPA website.

Past Recipients

Jean Pettifor, PhD


Arne Öhman, PhD, Karolinska Institute at the XIIth European Congress of Psychology in Istanbul (Turkey)


Norbert Schwarz, PhD, University of Michigan at the XIth European Congress of Psychology in Oslo (Norway)


Professor Serge MOSCOVICI at the Xth European Congress of Psychology in Prague (Czech Republic)


Professor Charles SPIELBERGER at the IXth European Congress of Psychology in Granada (Spain)


Professor Endel TULVING and Professor Lars-Göran NILSSON at the VIII European Congress of Psychology in Vienna (Austria)