The Network Eating Disorders is a non-profit organisation which was founded in 1990 by Prof. Günther Rathner. It is located in Innsbruck encompassing the whole of Austria. The Network Eating Disorders is one of the eldest non-profit organisations in this field in German speaking countries.


Since its foundation the Network Eating Disorders has set itself a wide area of objectives ranging from public relations to enhance public understanding of eating disorders over advising- & motivation work for sufferers and their relatives to prevention and health promotion.


In addition the Network Eating Disorders has already organised 27 international conferences on Eating Disorders chaired and convened by Prof. Günther Rathner, Ph.D until 2019. These congresses are one the larger conferences on Eating Disorders in German speaking countries. From the beginning they were open to a wide range of audiences such as sufferers, relatives & experts.