Welcome to the World Association for Personality Psychology (WAPP)

The WAPP is the association for those interested in or working in the areas of personality, individuality, intelligence, and individual differences in a broad sense, including studies with a cultural or cross-cultural content.


The goal of the WAPP is the advancement and development of empirical and theoretical personality psychology worldwide, fostering the exchange of information between persons and between regionally operating organizations in the same field anywhere in the world, and furthering cooperation and linkage between the association and other organizations with similar goals. The WAPP organizes scientific meetings, especially that of recurring world conferences on personality psychology, and a scientific journal is being published under the auspices of the association.


The Second World Conference on Personality will take place from March 31 - April 04,  in Buzios, not far from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The WAPP-journal, the IJPP is live; members of the WAPP can freely submit papers; see Journal in the navigation line.

World conference on Personality in 2016

The Second World Conference on Personality will take place in Buzios, Brazil, March 31-April 04 2016. for further details, see www.perpsy2016.com

World conference on Personality in 2013

The abstract book can be downloaded as PDF from our website now.