The Society for Gestalt Theory and its Applications (GTA) is an international scientific association established for the purpose of promoting the Gestalt theoretical perspective in research and practice.

In 2017 the GTA will hold its 20th international scientific Gestalt conference in Vienna, Austria:

April 27th – 29th, 2017

Individual and Group

Dynamic Interdependency within Social Situations

Invitation and Call for Papers


In May 2015 the GTA held its 19th international Gestalt theory conference in Parma, Italy, hosted by and in cooperation with the Dipartimento di Antichistica, Lingue, Educazione, Filosofia (ALEF) (Department of Classics, Modern Languages, Education and Philosophy) of the University of Parma, the Dipartimento di Neuroscienze (Department of Neuroscience) of the University of Parma and the Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita (Life Sciences Department) of the University of Trieste.

The conference theme was: Body, Mind, Expression
* Click here for the conference page *
Contact: gta2015@gestalttheory.net



In April 2013 the GTA invited to the 18th international Gestalt theory conference, hosted by the University of Education in Karlsruhe (Germany).

University of Education Karlsruhe

Creative Processes – Gestalt theory in the context of learning and education and other fields of human life  (18th GTA Convention April 11-14, 2013)


100 Years Gestalt Psychology - an international GTA Symposium took place in Helsinki, Finland, in September 2012 in cooperation with the Finnish Society for Natural Philosophy (LFS).

Click heHelsinki 2012re for the program of the symposium! The lectures of this conference have been published in part on the website of the LFS and will be published in the international journal Gestalt Theory.