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.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
SIRS recognizes principles of fairness, equity, and social justice and actively promotes diversity and inclusion, not limited to race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, intellectual perspectives and points of view.