NEW: Postagraduate Intensive Course 2019 - Sport & Exercise Psychology


Α high quality postgraduate intensive course organized by the
European Master in Sport & Exercise Psychology 
will be held

in Trikala, Greece, at the Department of Physical Education & Sport Science, University of Thessaly,
28/1 – 2/2 2019
Registration now open until 31/10/2018
Please send an e-mail of interest at
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
(for more info see below)

This 6-day intensive course follows up last year's success when our Department hosted 
42 international postgraduate students from 17 countries around the world
who attended classes delivered by 15 field experts from 10 European countries.
Participants enjoyed a multicultural experience and had the opportunity to discover the Greek culture and hospitality.

 Photos of the 2018 course 


2019: 12 Lecturers from 8 European Countries and Canada

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Chroni Stiliani
Inland Norway University
of Applied Sciences


Comoutos Nikos
University of Thessaly
   Boiché Julie
Montpellier University

 Ivarsson Andreas
Halmstad University



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 Natalie Durand Bush
University of Ottawa

  Lintunen Taru
Jyvaskyla University
   Meganck Jeroen
 Leuven University
  Papaioannou A.
University of Thessaly

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Montse Ruiz
Jyvaskyla University
  Theodorakis Yiannis
University of Thessaly
  Franzi Lautenbach
Leipzig University
  Yago Ramis
Autonomous University
of Barcelona

 Anonymous Evaluation of 2018 Intensive Course in Sport & Exercise Psychology

The Intensive Course is always a success and the 2018 students’ evaluation confirmed it again. In a scale 1-5, we are happy to announce that the overall evaluation was 4.48!

Student 1: A really pleasant experience, the content of the different courses, as well as the social connection will definitely be useful for the rest of my career.

Student 2: It was really good - great people and a lot of knowledge there!

Student 3: A great experience, I most appreciated meeting other students and the happy, relaxed, encouraging atmosphere created by the teachers, professors and other students. I felt very welcomed!

Student 4: It has been a valuable experience for me. I learned about many different dimensions and topics of sports psychology itself and about the working field. It was good to hear it from many different lecturers from different nations.

Student 5: It was a great experience to have such a great mix of Research Psychologists and Applied Psychologists. The different topics complemented each other. It was informational, inspiring and motivating.


The aim of the course is to provide Postgraduate students with more in-depth knowledge about research and practical experience in the field of Sport and Exercise Psychology. The course will enable multicultural communication, networking and cooperation among the students and the experts.
Certificates will be provided to all the participants of the course.


 The course language is  English


28/1 – 2/2  2019 in Trikala city, Greece


The course is open to postgraduate students or individuals holding a postgraduate degree in physical education, sport science, or psychology.
Please submit proof of language competence, as this may be used as a criterion for admission.


Department of Physical Education & Sport Science
University of Thessaly
Karies,  Trikala

Registration fee

The Registration fee for students outside the European Sport and Exercise Psychology Network* for the course is 100 euros

* Partners in the Sport and Exercise Psychology Network are the Master programs from the following Universities: 
Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium; University of Leipzig, Germany; University of Thessaly, Greece; Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain; University Montpellier, France; Free University Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Lisbon Technical University, Portugal; Lund University, Sweden; Halmstad University College, Sweden; University of Jyväskylä, Finland; Norwegian School of Sport Science, Oslo, Norway; University of Rome, Italy

Accomodation and Transport 

The University has secured low-cost accommodation*, meals**, and transport*** from and to Athens airport for all participants.

*Accommodation for all 6 nights, with breakfast, (You will pay at the Hotel)

90 euros for a bed in a triple room, for all 6 nights
105 euros for a bed in a double room, for all 6 nights
150 euros for a single room, for all 6 nights

2.80 euros per day at the department including Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

***Standard Transport (University Bus) to Athens Airport- Duration of the trip: 5 hours 

40 euros for a return trip from Athens Airport to Trikala and back
Sunday 27/1/2019, at 17.00 departure from Athens airport to Trikala city
Saturday 2/2/2019, at 12.00 departure from Trikala to  Athens Airport. At 17.00 Greek time, participants will be at Athens Airport at 2/2/2019 (Duration of the trip: 5 hours).

Also, included (for free)

The Department also offers to all students:

Registration Deadline

Registration begins at 1st of October 2018
Registration deadline is at 31 of October 2018
Students will be informed of their acceptance by the 15th of November 2018
*You are considered as registered by the payment of the amount of the fee of 100 euros or 140 if you use the university bus 

Course responsible and coordinator

Professor Papaioannou Athanasios
Director of the "European Master of Sport & Exercise Psychology" and Dean of the School of Physical Education & Sport Science
of the University of Thessaly 

How to apply

Please send an e-mail of interest to Ms Nadia Philippou at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and cc to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Combine the excellent program of a 20-year old Intensive Course in Sport & Exercise Psychology with amazing experiences, including a half-day tour to the UNESCO World Heritage METEORA!

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map IC2017photo:  Intensive course 2017: students from 24 countries around the world attended the program! 

This Intensive course is supported by the 
School of Physical Education & Sport Science
of the University of Thessaly 

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