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We are pleased to announce that the abstract submission platform is now open. Please read the detailed instructions on the Abstract Submission section.
The deadline for abstract submission is 15 January 2015, at midnight (Central Europe Time - CET). Please note that there will be NO deadline extension.
Our meeting will be held at Palais des Congrès (12-2 pm, room 341, level 3). In order for FEPSAC to ensure that you do have free access to Palais des Congrès to attend our meeting, we need that you send us an email with your full name and email address details (or, in the event you are represented by
Dear FEPSAC member,
We invite you to the FEPSAC extraordinary General Assembly that will be held at the Palais des Congrès, 2 Place de la Porte Maillot, 75017 Paris, France on July 9th 2014 from 12:00 until 14:00.
Proposal of new statutes in view of establishing FEPSAC as an international non-profit organisation (INPA)
The second international Congress on Sports Sciences Research and Technology Support will take place in Rome, Italy from October 24-26, 2014.
The Deadline for submissions is May 6, 2014.
More info on the Congress here.
More info on the discounted registration fee for FEPSAC members can be found here.
The 14th FEPSAC Congress will be held in Bern, Switzerland from July 14-19, 2015. The title of the Congress is Sport Psychology - Theory and Applications for Performance, Health and Humanity. For more info please visit the Congress website.
The Proceedings from the 2013 Conference in Paris, France can now be downloaded here.
FEPSAC is now welcoming applications for the hosting of the 2017 FEPSAC Conference and the 2019 FEPSAC Congress. The FEPSAC European Sport Psychology Congress or the FEPSAC European Sport Psychology Conference can only be organized by a FEPSAC group member.
(a) the FEPSAC European Sport Psychology Congress 2019 consists of minimum
The call for proposals will serve to select high-quality transnational projects which will be supported through the 2013 Preparatory Action "European Partnership on Sports".
In the framework of the implementation of the second year of the Preparatory Action European Partnership on Sports, the Commission has launched a call for proposals to
FEPSAC highly values the education and continuous professional development of sport psychologists. This is affirmed by the theme of the FEPSAC conference in Paris (18th and 19th of May 2013): ‘development of expertise and excellence in applied sport psychology’ (more information can be found here).
In the recent past attempts have been
The newest FEPSAC Newsletter is online and you can download it from our website in the section Activities / Publications.
Take a look at our website here for newest info on EU research grants.
The proceedings are available for download here.
January is the time to renew your annual membership or to join FEPSAC. We now provide PayPal payment; just follow instructions once you have registered.
Click here to find out more about our new type of membership which includes:
- Free electronic access to our official journal ‘Psychology of Sport and Exercise’ electronically (all ba
Dear FEPSAC members,
one of the goals of the new FEPSAC Managing Council is to increase the dissemination of information about research funding. Please find further information about current calls for funding in the section Activities / Research Grants.
The Managing Council of the European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC) would like to take this opportunity to wish you all the best for 2012! Looking back at 2011 we had a great European Congress in Madeira with more than 600 participants.
2012 will begin with a new Managing Council that will continue its mission to increase FEPSAC’s v
The newly elected MC met for their first meeting from December 15-17, 2011. The meeting was hosted by the Deutsche Sporthochschule Köln. More info here.
The FEPSAC Position Statement on Ethical Principles is now online including an ethical checklist to accompany the position statement.
During the General Assembly in Madeira on July 15,2011 the following members of the FEPSAC Managing Council were elected:
Paul Wylleman - President
Anne-Marie Elbe - Vice President
Xavier Sanchez - Secretary General
Alberto Cei - Treasurer
Professor László Nàdori (1923 – 2011), the renowned Hungarian sport psychologist, researcher, and also member of the Hungarian Parliament, passed away on 17th April 2011 with “the last farewell” on 6th May in Budapest.
Professor Nadori obtained his physical education teacher’s degree at the
13 October 1920 - 11 March 2011
The Managing Council of FEPSAC, during its meeting in Budapest, received the sad news that the founding president of FEPSAC, Ema Geron, had passed away the 11 of March 2011.
Ema Geron was born on October 13th in Sliven, Bulgaria. She graduated at the University St. Kliment Ohriski in Sofia and defended her do
FEPSAC has launched a survey to gain a clearer understanding of ASP in Europe from the perspective of Education/Training, Model/Expertise, Nature of Work, and Supervision and Evaluation. It will lead to some fairly comprehensive insights and also assist in a needs analysis for continued professional development as a practitioner.
FEPSAC would very
The FEPSAC 2011 Congress will be held in Madeira from July 12-17, 2011.
The first group of students of the European Masters in Sport and Exercise Psychology programme, offered jointly by four European universities and coordinated by the University of Jyväskylä, has now started their studies.
- The total number of students in the EMSEP programme is 20 and they are divided between three home universities. At the
The European Masters in Sport and Exercise Psychology programme, offered jointly by four European universities and coordinated by the University of Jyväskylä, has selected the first group of students, who will start their studies in autumn 2010.
- We are very pleased with the high level of applicants, says coordinator of the EMSEP programm
The FEPSAC MC was very sad to receive the information that Hermann Rieder passed away. Please find below his obituary written by Dieter Hackfort.
Prof. Dr. Hermann Rieder
For the international sport science community and sport psychology colleagues from all over the world Hermann Rieder was a blessing. In the
Press Release: University of Jyväskylä
The international Master’s Degree Programme in Sport and Exercise Psychology at University of Jyväskylä has been selected in the Erasmus Mundus Programme funded by the European Commission. Erasmus Mundus is a worldwide cooperation and mobility programme which aims at enhancing quali
The FEPSAC MC was very sad to receive the information that former MC Member, Treasurer and Vice-President Erwin Hahn passed away on August 9, 2009.
The Hellenic Society for Sport Psychology honored FEPSAC for their cooperation on December 12, 2008. The award was handed over to FEPSAC President Paul Wylleman during the last MC Meeting, which was hosted by the Hellenic Society in Athens, Greece.