The final program of the conference is available.
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After some final adjustments and updates the final conference program is now available! Find online the program for October 26 here Find online the program for the day of October 27 here. For more convenience, we also provide you with a PDF version to download: Download here the PDF file of the French version Download […]

October 10, 2020: World Mental Health Day
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Did you know that the World Health Organization is celebrating World Mental Health Day this Saturday, October 10?This year, the slogan chosen for this world day is Act for mental health: invest! Indeed, the pandemic linked to COVID-19 has seriously highlighted the need to ensure that all mental health services are not only strong enough […]

In the absence of a physical presence, the colloquium sets up an online forum to facilitate exchanges between participants.
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During a traditional conference, participants can directly question the speakers, and discussions are also possible on the sidelines of the presentations. With an online conference like ours, things are more complex. The Organizing Committee therefore wanted to recreate a virtual exchange space between communicators and participants as well as between participants. This is why we […]

Joint publication on mental health accepted !
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A publication by three researchers from the international research consortium behind the #SMCU2020 colloquium, Maria Inès Marino and Oluwabusola Adogba from Florida International University (USA) and Nicolàs Tilli from Université Toulouse 1 Capitole (France) has just been accepted for publication by the publisher Frontiers, under the research fields “Communication” and “Health Communication”. Frontiers is the […]

Registration to the colloquium is free of charge, but it is compulsory if you want to participate !
The full program is now available in PDF format!
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The full conference program is now available in PDF version, for download: French version English version Do not hesitate to share the information with others and register for the conference in a few clicks!

The program of the conference is now online!
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You were waiting for it ? Here it is !! The program of the colloquium is now online with no less than 83 speakers from 8 countries! From France to Argentina, via Peru, Mexico, the United States, the United Kingdom to Spain, they will all be there! Information and Communication Sciences, Law, Psychology: there is […]

Discover the poster for the colloquium !
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The colloquium is now fast approaching, and we are gradually revealing to you the things on which the Organizing Committee has been working for several months! Today we are pleased to present the poster for the conference! Despite a relatively complicated context for this new academic year on university campuses on an international scale (see […]

Back to university days are complicated by the health crisis linked to COVID-19.
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At the beginning of September, the time for the start of the academic year has already sounded in several countries around the world. In France, where universities were closed at the height of the pandemic, the start of the academic year will finally be spread over the next few weeks with priority given to face-to-face […]

The call for papers is now closed! Thanks everyone!
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After being extended due to the health crisis, the call for papers for the conference has finally closed since last night. This call for papers met its audience well since no less than 48 communications from 9 different countries (Europe, North America and Latin America) were received. The contributions received are very multidisciplinary, because the […]

[URGENT] Extension of the deadline for submission of communications until July 15, 2020.
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At the time of writing these lines, many university staff around the world are still teleworking or under lockdown. These degraded and suffered working conditions, due to the health crisis linked to COVID-19, do not always allow researchers to work in optimal conditions. Aware of these constraints, and the necessary adaptation of all, the organizers […]

ANNOUNCEMENT : Facing new societal challenges (Pandemic / COVID-19), new themes and topics for the Call for Papers !
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As previously announced, the SMCU colloquium now adapts to the new context of the COVID-19 pandemic, and sees its title evolving towards “Mental Health on University Campuses facing contemporary challenges: from discrimination to COVID-19”. In this context, the themes and topics of the call for papers are also evolving. Pluridisciplinarity (InfoCom, Law, Psychology) remains in […]

ANNOUNCEMENT : the #SMCU2020 colloquium will finally be an online event !
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Due to the world pandemic situation related to Covid-19, to the sanitary, administrative and academic contexts, the Organisation Committee of the #SMCU2020 colloquium (initially planned as a live event) which met on April 28, 2020, has taken the unanimous decision to organise it instead as an online event.

Santé Publique France bring its support to the colloquium !
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Santé Publique France has decided to support the symposium by signing an agreement with the University of Toulouse Capitole.

Santé Publique France is the French national public health agency. It was created in May 2016 in the form of a public administrative establishment under the supervision of the French Ministry of Solidarity and Health.

Looking back on the visit in Toulouse of two researchers from Florida International University (FIU)
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From February 22 to March 6, two researchers from the Florida International University (Miami, USA), Maria Elena Villar and Maria Inès Marino, were visiting Toulouse for working meetings with the Toulouse members of the international consortium. During these exchanges, the consortium’s research process made good progress, in particular with: defining protocols for communication and coordination […]

Resources to maintain mental health during confinement.
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Our partner Psycom has been offering on its website for a few days a set of resources to preserve our mental health during the current periods of confinement. On this dedicated page of their website you will find precious resources on the following topics: Taking care of your mental health Helping children Helping patients, caregivers, […]

Covid-19 Information
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The coronavirus pandemic continues to spread around the world day by day. Many countries are paralyzed and in a state of containment. For the moment, the members of the organizing committee of the conference “Mental Health on University Campuses: the challenge of discrimination” are mostly confined to their homes, but continue their activities. The conference […]

The Call for papers is now open !
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The Call for papers for the colloquium is now open ! You have until May 15, 2020 to send your communication proposals (summaries), requested length between 2,500 and 4,000 signs. All the details about the Call for papers are available on the « Call for Papers » page. Get your keyboards ! For any question, please contact !

Retrospective: the first edition of the seminar in Miami 2019.
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On October 22 and 23, 2019, the first edition of a multidisciplinary seminar, organized jointly by Florida International University (Faculty of Communication, Architecture + The Arts-CARTA), took place at the FIU (Florida International University) facilities in Miami. , the Toulouse Capitole University (Institut du Droit de l’Espace des Territoires, of the Culture et de la […]