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As can be concluded from the table below, a considerable number of European countries have participated in the data collections since the first wave in 1995. The sixth data collection was performed during 2015 and the table indicates which countries that have collected data throughout the years.

To get in contact with the responsible national Principle Investigator, please use the information in the Countries section. Apart from country specific contact information there is also a short country summary from the most recent data collection to be found, including a graph showing national key results compared to the average of all participating countries.

Table 1. Overview of countries participating in ESPAD. 1995-2015

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Country Principal investigator 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015
Albania Ervin Toçi . . . . Yes Yes
Armenia Artak Musheghyan  . . . Yes . .
Austria Julian Strizek; Alfred Uhl  . . Yes Yes . Yes
Belgium (Flanders) Patrick Lambrecht . . Yes Yes a Yes b Yes b
Belgium (Wallonia) Danielle Piette . . Yes . . .
Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) Aida Pilav . . . Yes c Yes a .
Bosnia and Herzegovina (RS) Sladjana Siljak . . . Yes c Yes .
Bulgaria Anina Chileva  . Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Croatia Iva Pejnović Franelić Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cyprus Kyriakos Veresies  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Czech Republic Ladislav Csèmy Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Denmark Mette Vinther Skriver Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Estonia Sigrid Vorobjov Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Faroes Pál Weihe  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Finland Kirsimarja Raitasalo Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
FYR Macedonia e Silvana Oncheva . Yes . Yes c . Yes
France Stanislas Spilka . Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Georgia Lela Sturua . . . . . Yes a
Germany Ludwig Kraus  . . 6 Bundesl. 7 Bundesl. 5 Bundesl. .
Greece Anna Kokkevi . Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Greenland Vacant . Yes Yes . . .
Hungary Zsuzsanna Elekes  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Iceland Ársæll Már Arnarsson  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ireland Luke Clancy Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Isle of Man Andreea Steriu  . . Yes Yes Yes d .
Italy Sabrina Molinaro Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244)  Mytaher Haskuka  . . . . Yes a .
Latvia Marcis Trapencieris  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Liechtenstein Esther Kocsis . . . . Yes Yes
Lithuania Liudmila Rupšienė Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Malta Sharon Arpa Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Moldova Mihai Ciocanu . . . Yes c Yes Yes
Monaco Stanislas Spilka . . . Yes Yes Yes
Montenegro Tatijana Djurisic  . . . Yes c Yes Yes
Netherlands Karin Monshouwer . Yes Yes Yes Yes a Yes a
Norway Elin K. Bye Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Poland Janusz Sieroslawski  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Portugal Fernanda Feijão  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Romania Silvia Florescu . Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Russia Eugenia Koshkina . Moscow Moscow Yes Moscow .
Serbia Spomenka Ciric-Jankovic . . . Yes c Yes .
Slovakia Alojz Nociar  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Slovenia Tanja Urdih Lazar  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sweden Håkan Leifman Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Switzerland Gerhard Gmel . . Yes Yes . .
Turkey Nesrin Dilbaz Istanbul . 6 cities . . .
Ukraine Olga Balakireva Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
United Kingdom Mark Bellis Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes .
a Data collected in autumn.
b Data collected in previous autumn.
c Data collected in spring 2008.
d Data collected but not delivered.
e Official name former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.