NEW: European Master Intensive Course 2018!


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,
from 22 to 27 of January 2018

This 6 day intensive course follows up last year's success, when our Department hosted 
41 international postgraduate students from 24 countries around the world:

Canada ,Chile, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland,
France, Greece, India, Italy, Morocco, New Zealand, Poland, Romania,
Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain,
The Netherlands, Turkey, Ukraine, Uruguay, USA,

 who attended classes delivered by 15 field experts.
Participants enjoyed a multicultural experience, and had the opportunity to discover the Greek culture and hospitality.

Please read the valuation of the Intensive Course 2017 :  CLICK4

For Photos of the 2017 course: CLICK4

2018: 16 Lecturers from 11 European Countries

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Chroni Stiliani


Comoutos Nikos
 Gernigon Christophe
Goudas Marios

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Hatzigeorgiadis A.
Hutter Vana
The Netherlands   

Jankauskiene Rasa

Lintunen Taru
 Meganck Jeroen
Papaioannou A.

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Cerezo Montserrat

Sanchez Xavier
Theodorakis Yiannis
Toregrossa Miquel
Walter Nadja


 Anonymous Evaluation of 2017 Intensive Course in Sport & Exercise Psychology

Student 1

“I really enjoyed all of the courses that we participated in. It was awesome hearing about different researchers’ experiences and findings … I enjoyed that all of the instructors were from places around the world … All of the instructors were very passionate and knowledgeable on what they presented.”

Student 2

“It was an awesome experience; I didn’t imagine I was going to meet so many nice people from different countries and so good researchers/ teachers. Thank you for the opportunity.”

Student 3

“It was very unique experience, spent really quality time. Met with wonderful people … Will remember this IC with good memories.”

Student 4

“This was the greatest and most beneficial week I’ve had for a really long time … I really liked that the topics were very variable and covered an extent field of sport psychology. There was diversity with lectures from abroad countries and also students from countries around the world”

Student 5

“Great experience, once in a lifetime to meet in 6 days so many students and teachers from so many different countries … The multicultural characteristic of the program, the lectures, especially those who where interactive.”

Student 6

“I had a great time. Meeting lecturers from across globe was an enriching experience. Wish it was a little longer.”

 Student 7

“It was a great week with great experiences. A good opportunity to learn a lot and connect with other students. The organization was really good and everyone is very approachable. Thank you very much for this wonderful experience!”

Student 8

“A course very professional that gave us a lot of knowledge about psychology, with some great professors. It also gave me the opportunity to meet people from other countries and learn about their culture.”

Student 9

“It was inspiring, informative, made my future more clear. I feel like I have a better understanding of my studies and what areas I am interested in.”


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


 22-27 January 2018


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 city

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 Copenhagen, Denmark; 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

Each student must pay and arrange their own travel to the course.

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 including lunch and dinner

***Standard Transport (University Bus)- Duration of the trip: 5 hours
You will pay at the University, Nadia Filippou
Sunday 21/1/2017, at 17.00: from Athens airport to Trikala 20 euros
Saturday 27/1/2017, at 12.00: from Trikala to Athens airport 20 euros
 At 17.00 Greek time, participants will be at the Athens Airport at 27/1/2017 (Duration of the trip: 5 hours).

Also included

The Department also offers to all students:

Registration Deadline

Registration begins Friday  20 of October  2017
Registration deadline is 17 of November 2017
Students will be informed of their acceptance by 1st of December 2017
*You are considered as registered by the payment of the amount of 100 euros (more info in personal e-mail)

Course responsible and coordinator

Professor Papaioannou Athanasios This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Director of the European Master of Sport & Exercise Psychology

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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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