From September 19-23, 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, and team building activities.


The aim of the course is to provide PhD students with more in-depth knowledge on designing, conducting and evaluating interventions in sport and exercise psychology. Further, students will gain practical experience on how to prepare manuscripts for publication, will learn about what editors are looking for in the manuscript submission process, and discuss open science as well as career perspectives. Students will also have the opportunity to network with international students and experts in the field. Finally, they will be given the chance to present and discuss their own work with the experts. Overall, the course will enable communication, networking and cooperation among students and experts.

At a glance


19 – 24 September 2022
Monday to Friday




Faculty of Sport Science
Jahnallee 59
04109 Leipzig

Course fee


Preliminary Schedule

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  • Lectures on interventions in sport and exercise psychology
  • Student presentations of their PhD projects
  • Opportunity for individual supervision with the invited experts
  • Workshop on publication strategies and how to prepare a manuscript for submission
  • A session about careers in academia
  • A session about open science or authorships
  • Social program including sightseeing, physical activity and an evening in a pub

Please register by filling out our registration form.
The deadline for registration is 1 June 2022. We can accept a total of 30 students and selection will be based on the quality of the abstract.
Students will be informed of their acceptance by 15 June 2022.

Students who are accepted and want to present their PhD project (oral presentation) are kindly asked to send us an abstract by 15 July 2022. Please use the provided template and email your abstract to Simon Knöbel.

Fees need to be transferred by 15 July 2022. The account information will follow in a personal email.

4 ECTS. Students willing to present their PhD project during the course (30 min. presentation) may be awarded with one additional ECTS point (=5 ECTS points total).

The course fee of €175 includes the scientific program, coffee breaks, five lunches in the university cafeteria, and one dinner (social evening). Each student must pay and arrange their own travel to the course as well as find accommodation.


Prof. Dr. Anne-Marie Elbe

Prof. Dr. Anne-Marie Elbe

Jahnallee 59
04109 Leipzig

Online-Anmeldung (bitte über Link WEBSEITE aufrufen)

 Theresa Manges

Theresa Manges

Jahnallee 59
04109 Leipzig

nach Vereinbarung

 Simon Knöbel

Simon Knöbel


Haus 1, T-Trakt
Jahnallee 59, Raum T 0002
04109 Leipzig

Telefon: +49 341 97-31780

Additional information

This PhD course is supported by Leipzig University and Research Academy Leipzig.

Leipzig University


Research Academy Leipzig


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