Call for proposals to host ICBM 2020

ISBM is now approaching all member societies about the possibility to host the ICBM 2020. All our previous congresses have been successful both scientifically and financially.


If your society considers applying for the organization of the ICBM in 2020, please submit a preliminary proposal by May 31st 2016.


Please find here all relevant information.

ICBM 2016 in Melbourne

The ICBM 2016 will take place in Melbourne from December 7th to December 10th, 2016.
Please follow this link for more information:

ISBM 2016 Awards -  Call for nominations

ISBM is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the following awards, to be presented at the International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Melbourne, December 2016.

Scientific awards
- Lifetime Achievement Award
- Distinguished Scientist Award
- Outstanding New Investigator Award

Service awards
- Distinguished Career Contribution Award
- Contributions to International Collaborations Award


Detailed information on the awards as well as on the nomination procedure can be found here:

Call for Nominees for open ISBM positions

Several offices in the Board will be open for election in 2016.


Please find here all relevant information.

Interdisciplinary symposium on pro-environmental behavior

The Swedish Association of Behavioural Medicine organizes an interdisciplinary and international symposium in Alnarp, Sweden.

The theme of the symposium is pro-environmental behaviour and the relation to climate change and public health. Several world leading scientists as speakers will provide state-of-the art insights into the topic.


Please visit the website 

or find here a flyer with all information.

Call for applications: Health and Behavior International Collaborative Award

ISBM is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2016 Health and Behavior International Collaborative Award!

This award is jointly sponsored by the International Society of Behavioral Medicine (ISBM) and the Society for Health Psychology of the American Psychological Association. The purpose of the award is to facilitate a minimum of one week visit to an international laboratory or research group under the guidance of an identified international mentor. The applicant will receive $3,000 USD to offset costs of travel and accommodations to visit the lab of an international mentor.

Two awards will be competitively granted each year. Applicants can be trainees or early career professionals within 5 years of completing their terminal degree.


Applications are due March 30th, 2016.


Detailed information can be found here.


From old to new: The International Journal of Behavioral Medicine successfully launched its new, modernized cover design.


International Journal of Behavioural Medicine!
The impact factor for 2013 of the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine is 2.210.

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Call for expressions of interest

The International Society of Behavioral Medicine (ISBM) seeks expressions of interest in the position of Editor-in-Chief of IJBM. Responses are welcomed from individuals, or jointly from pairs of prospective editors who plan to share the role.


Please find here all relevant information.

Call for papers

The International Journal of Behavioural Medicine (IJBM), the official journal of the ISBM, issues a call for papers for a special issue on


''Women’s reproductive health in sociocultural context''.


If you are interested, please find the call for papers here.