The 5th International Viktor Frankl Congress 2020 in Valencia, Spain


International Congress on Logotherapy & Existential Analysis

September 9 - 12, 2020. Valencia, Spain
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Organized by: Viktor E. Frankl Association of Valencia, Spanish Association of Logotherapy and Viktor Frankl Institute Vienna
Presentations & workshops by:

David Guttmann
Gerónimo Acevedo
Jay Levinson
Alexander Batthyány
Alexander Vesely

Dear Congress participants,

we will do our very best to make sure that your visit to Valencia will be as pleasant and enjoyable as possible.
Below, you will find detailed information about

  • accommodation, hotels, and flight booking
  • visa application process
  • congress program
  • submission of presentations and workshops
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Congress Program

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September 9. Registration, Welcome Reception
September 10-12. Presentations and workshops

Logotherapists from all over the world will take part in the Congress. The plenary sessions will be developed by renowned invited speakers. During the remaining time, dozens of presentations, workshops and seminars will take place.

The working languages of the Congress are English, Spanish and Russian.
Simultaneous translation will be provided for all presentations and workshops.

Congress Venue

Medical College of Valencia - Colegio Oficial de Médicos de Valencia

Avinguda de la Plata, 34, 46013 Valencia

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To book hotel rooms, contact travel agency: PISAMUNDO

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Online Registration

Registration from October 10, 2019

Not including social program.

For information about special terms of participation, please write to the Congress Secretary

Registration Form

Please, fill in the following fields
Upon receipt of your registration we will supply payment instructions.
To estimate the price in your local currency please use the calculator below:

Call for papers

Participants are invited to submit their presentation and workshop proposals. All submissions will be blind-reviewed and evaluated by the program committee.


Presentations and workshops will be accepted in English, Spanish or Russian.


Presentations and workshops on the following subjects will be preferred:

  • Applications of logоtherapy and existential analysis in these work areas:
    Clinical psychology, psychiatry, incl. case histories
    Logotherapy across the lifespan
    Hospice and palliative work
    Pastoral care and counseling
    New methods in logotherapy
    Others schools of psychotherapy in relation to logotherapy
    Coaching, management and business
    Empirical studies on logotherapy, esp. efficacy studies
  • Practical advice and exchange of experience about the formation and maintenance of a successful logotherapy practice
  • New therapeutic methods in logotherapy and empirical investigations of clinical efficiency of logotherapy and existential analysis, including case studies.
  • Conceptual and philosophical issues.

Submission Process

To submit a presentation or a workshop, please send the following information in either MS Word, opendoc, Works, or pdf format:

  • Title and abstract (between 150 and 300 words and max. 5 keywords. The abstract will be printed in the congress program book in the language of your presentation (English or Spanish)
  • Short CV (max. 2 pages)

to The deadline for submission is the 15th of April 2020. The program committee will blind-review all submissions and will communicate their response before 5th of May 2020.

During the Congress

All speakers will have access to projector, laptop and other audiovisual media.

All presentations will be translated by professional translators into the conference languages (English, Spanish and Russian) and transmitted by radioheadphones.

Congress Book Store

A book store offering materials on logotherapy will be open for the duration of the Congress. If you would like to bring books, videos, or audio materials for sale, please send your request to


If you have any questions concerning the Congress, please feel free to contact us via email at We will be glad to answer all your questions and provide all necessary support.