Sport Psychology


News and updates from our team on current projects, job postings, and our researcher's engagements in the field of sport psychology.


PhD Course 2024: Research Methods, Publication Strategies, and Career Perspectives in Sport Psychology

From 2 to 6 September 2024, we will be hosting our PhD course. The aim of this course is to provide PhD students with more in-depth knowledge on research methods, publication strategies, and career perspectives in sport psychology. Follow the link for more information and registration details.


30 participants from 9 different countries: International PhD Candidates came together in Leipzig for one week

From 19 – 23 September 2022, after two years of pandemic-caused cancellations, we were finally able to host our PhD Course again! We're very grateful that we got to meet so many enthusiastic PhD candidates, learn about their PhD projects, and could support them with lectures, individual supervision,…


Information for Students and Prospective Students

We provide sport psychology classes in all courses of study in the Faculty of Sport Science at bachelor's, master's, and teaching degree levels. Find out more about what we teach and how we support our students.

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Research Projects

We conduct scientific research on topics such as doping prevention, the role of emotions in sport, and psychological aspects of esports. Find out more about our researcher's current projects and how to get in touch with them.

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Das Bild zeigt einen Stapel von mehreren Exemplaren des Buchs: Doping – Soll ich oder soll ich nicht? anlässlich des 2. Projektmeetings No2Doping, November 2019, Foto: Kristin Zumpe
Teaser photo for the 2Steps4Health project, the photo shows four children and one adult person, each dressed in blue shirts. The children smilingly hold medals in the camera.

Mental Training

Our offer for your success

We offer consulting sessions for athletes, trainers, students and parents. Find out more about how we can support you to reach your goals, through the application of sport psychological methods in individual or group settings and workshops.

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Get to know our team

Find out about our office hours and how to get in touch with us. Read about our researcher's projects and publications on their profile sites.

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Contact & Location

Leipzig University
Chair of Sport Psychology
Campus Jahnallee · Building 1 · Block T
Jahnallee 59
04109 Leipzig, Germany

Leipzig University, Campus Jahnallee