The mission of the Schizophrenia International Research Society (SIRS) is to bring together researchers from across the world who work on schizophrenia and other related disorders.


  • Exchange the latest advances in research and facilitate the applications and these findings to clinical practice.
  • Facilitate communication and collaboration in research.
  • Promote educational programs to effectively disseminate new research findings related to schizophrenia, both in the scientific community and to the lay public.
  • Encourage publication of research.
  • Increase the public understanding of the personal, familial and societal impact of schizophrenia.
  • Support increased research funding for schizophrenia research around the world.
  • Promote the highest scientific and ethical standards in research and its application in clinical psychiatric practice.