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“En un viejo país ineficiente, algo así como España entre dos guerras civiles, en un pueblo junto al mar, poseer una casa y poca hacienda y memoria ninguna. No leer, no sufrir, no escribir, no pagar cuentas, y vivir como un noble arruinado entre las ruinas de mi inteligencia.”* Jaime Gil de Biedma   Jaume […]


OBITUARY & TRIBUTE Professor Nikos Chatzisarantis, BSc., MSc., PhD Dr Nikos Chatzisarantis sadly passed away in Greece on May 6th, 2020 after a year-long illness with cancer. Nikos was an extraordinary academic and, even within his relatively short – far too short – life, he achieved so much. More of that later. In this obituary […]


The 52nd Annual Conference of the German Society for Sport Psychology (asp) organized to take place in Salzburg, Austria from May 21st to 23rd 2020. However, due to the challenging times of global health crisis and home confinement, the conference organizers decided to move the conference to a virtual set up in less than 10 […]


[Job offer] The University of Bern is offering a position as Assistant Professor on Sport Science with a focus on Sport Psychology. Deadline for submissions is June 19th 2020 and the commencement date will be August 1st 2021. Check position details and instructions to apply here.  


Interested in PhD level education on Sport and Exercise Psychology? The Department of Sport and Exercise Psychology at Leipzig University (Leipzig, Germany) will host this course on design, implementation and evaluation of sport and exercise interventions from 21st to 25th September 2020. Check the link for more details! http://www.spowi.uni-leipzig.de/phd-course-2020/  With participation of: David Fletcher, Dorothee […]


We are sad to report the passing of our good colleague Prof. Aidan Moran from the University College Dublin. Aidan Moran was the director of the Psychology Research Laboratory and Full Professor of Cognitive Psychology. In 2004, he received the Psychological Society of Ireland’s “Special Merit Award” for his research in cognitive and sport psychology. […]


The German Sport University Cologne, Institute of Psychology (Prof. Dr. Dr. Markus Raab) announces the availability of a PhD position starting from 1st of April 2020 on as PhD Student The position will be a part-time (50%) PhD position, with a regular weekly working time of 19 hrs and 55 minutes, limited to 3 years […]


Next 6 December at the Olympic Training Center Papendal (Netherlands), a wonderful session on “Performance Behavior in Elite Sports” will be organised by Team.NL in collaboration with VUB Sport. The program is addressed to psychologists and other experts working in elite sport, coaches, athletes, technical directors and sport managers and students. Check the link for […]


The Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences (Faculty of Psychology/Sport and Exercise Sciences) at the University of Münster, Germany, invites applications from suitable candidates for the position of a Lecturer (salary level 13 TV-L, 50%) The position is to be filled as of 1 March 2020. The position is fully financed by funds from the […]

Next 6 December at the Olympic Training Center Papendal (Netherlands),  Team Netherlands in collaboration with the Sport Psychology and Mental Suppor Research Group from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, will host a session on “Performance Behavior in Elite Sports”. The program is addressed to psychologists and other experts working in elite sport, coaches, athletes, technical directors and […]


Dear FEPSAC individual and group members, we would like to inform you that the deadline for submitting proposals for FEPSAC invited symposia/ plenary sessions at the ECSS Congress 2021 has been extended. We accept proposals for Invited Symposia / Plenary Sessions at the 26th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) that […]


Last week Dr. Karin Moesch represented FEPSAC in the International Think Tank in Mental Health organised by the International Society of Sport Psychology in the Olympic City of Colorado Springs (US). Worldwide experts from five different countries representing some of the most relevant associations in Sport Psychology, discussed on strategies, best practices and challenges faced […]

The German Sport University Cologne – Department of Performance Psychology of the Institute of Psychology announces for the 1st of December 2019 (or earliest possible time) a position as PhD Student. The position will be part-time (65%) with a regular weekly working time of about 25 hrs, limited to 36 months, with the possibility of […]


We are sad to report the passing of our good colleague Prof. Félix Guillén. Former president of the Spanish Federation of Sport Psychology, he was an active researcher in the field of refereeing, emotional intelligence and mental toughness. Félix contributed to our discipline as main editor of RIPED (Revista Iberoamericana de Psicología). Our deepest condolences […]

FEPSAC congratulates Grzegorz Wieclaw, a practitioner from Gliwice in Poland, and Reisha Hull, a PhD student from the London South Bank University, on receiving each the FEPSAC internship grant of 500 Euros. In 2020 two personal grants will also be made available to candidates who meet the eligibility criteria. You can find here more information.


FEPSAC agreed upon signing an agreement with Routledge offering the following benefits for FEPSAC members. Check out the website for more information. Enjoy a 20% discount when you purchase one book or 25% discount when you purchase two or more books! Download a FreeBook on the topic “Managing Talent Development and Pressure in Sport”


FEPSAC could gain new supervisors for our initiative to support the provision of paid and unpaid temporary internship. This initiative is a means to increase mobility and improve the quality and breadth of the educational and professional experience within Europe. We would like to thank our colleagues who support this initiative and further encourage potential […]


The FEPSAC Managing Council now offers its endorsement of local sport psychology conferences. The purpose of endorsement is to assist conferences relevant to the advancement and dissemination of the knowledge of Sport and Exercise Psychology. FEPSAC endorsement of a conference does not entail any financial or legal obligation on the part of FEPSAC. More info here.

After having obtained the EU legal status as an International Non-Profit Organization (INPA) in 2015, FEPSAC is now eligible to be a partner in funding bids. The main aim of FEPSAC is to develop sport, exercise and performance psychology across Europe, and its participation in EU, international and national research and dissemination projects can support this […]