The European Human Behaviour and Evolution Association (EHBEA*) is an interdisciplinary society that supports the activities of European researchers with an interest in evolutionary accounts of human cognition, behaviour and society.

EHBEA organises annual European conferences and occasional workshops. These meetings are committed to a broad, pluralistic and interdisciplinary perspective. EHBEA encourages rigorous science, with strong theoretical foundations and integration across disciplines. To join EHBEA, please see the Membership page.


The 2021 EHBEA conference will be held in Krakow, Poland 10-13 March. 

The 2019 EHBEA conference was held in Toulouse, France 24-26 April.

The 2018 EHBEA conference was held at the University of Pécs, Hungary 04-07. 04. 2018.

The 2017 EHBEA conference was  held at the École Normale Supérieur in Paris, France, 6-8 April.

Apply for EHBEA funding

EHBEA can provide funding to support workshops and meetings to promote understanding of evolution and human behaviour, facilitate research collaborations, and further research. The deadlines each year for submitting a funding proposal are 1st August at 5pm (GMT). For more information and the forms required for application, see  the Workshops page.

EHBEA also offers Student Research Grants. The aim is to provide student members of the Association with funds to conduct a specific research project that complements the academic aims of the Association. The deadlines each year for application are 1st August and 1st March, at 5pm (GMT). For more information and the forms required for application, see the Students Research Grants page.

*(pronounced ‘ee-bee’)