General Events

© Foto Presseamt Münster / Joachim Busch

Throughout the week, every day up to 20 scientific and applied sessions and workshops will be offered, up to seven poster sessions and various different exhibition formats complementing the program. Additionally, numerous events with representatives from national and international institutes of science, politics, sport and economics, are planned. An exhibition space provides the opportunity for partners and sponsors to present their institution, products, materials or projects to an engaged audience.
Along with a captivating scientific and applied program, international participants can look forward to a diverse social program, offering recreational opportunities like excursions, guided tours and sporting activities. The FEPSAC Congress will also receive media coverage and a lot of public attention.


© Foto Presseamt Münster / Britta Roski

Monday 15 July, 2019, Start: 4:00 p.m.

Hörsaalgebäude H1 and Opening Reception II at LWL – Museum for Art and Culture

The first part of the opening ceremony will take place in the Hörsaalgebäude H1 (address: Schlossplatz 46, 48143 Münster) with short welcome adresses and the opening keynote. For the second part of the opening ceremony, all participants, representatives and honorary guests will be greeted with drinks, hors-d’oeuvres and live entertainment provided by PianoReloaded in the LWL Museum of Art and Culture which is located 500 meters from the Hörsaalgebäude. Our students will help guide you to the location.




Tuesday 16 July, 2019, Start: 4 p.m.

General Assembly – Hörsaalgebäude H1

The Managing Council (MC) of the European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC) will organize the next FEPSAC General Assembly (GA) on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Individual members who have paid their membership fee for at least 2018 and 2019 (as confirmed by the Treasurer), and group members who have paid their membership fee for 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 (as confirmed by the Treasurer) will receive an invitation before April 15, 2019 to attend the GA; the agenda for the GA will be sent out June 15, 2019 the latest. Members are invited to email agenda proposals for the GA to <span”> no later than May 15, 2019.




Tuesday 16 July, 2019, Start: 7 p.m.

Science Slam – Hörsaalgebäude H1

It offers funny and creative, but still informative, scientific presentations of up-to-date and original research. The science slam is a special form of oral presentation that reaches a broad audience. In addition, to the regular abstract submission, applicants have to upload a video of themselves presenting their contents. The six best applicants will be selected by a science slam committee. All applicants must be aware, that they have to accept that we will publish the application videos for the participants of the Congress. The best Science Slam contribution will be awarded a prize by the Congress host.




Wednesday 17 July, 2019, Start: 4 p.m.

Young Researcher Award – Aula in Schloss

FEPSAC invites Young Researchers in Sport Psychology to submit their scientific work for the 2019 FEPSAC Award. An award will be handed out to the winners of the following categories: Oral and Poster presentations.





Wednesday 17 July, 2019, Start: 8 p.m.

Student/Post-doc Social – Aposto

Students and Post-docs will meet at a nearby restaurant, Aposto (Alter Steinweg 21, 48143 Münster) for dinner and a drink, building a prime environment for social interactions.





© Foto Presseamt Münster – Tilman Roßmöller

Thursday 18 July, 2019,Start: 3.30 p.m.

Social Program – Various locations

On Thursday, the Congress excursion will offer participants insight into the city of Münster and its cultural highlights. Diverse guided tours are offered.

More information will follow soon.




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Friday 19 July, 2019, Start: 7 p.m.

Closing Ceremony – Gala dinner

Busses will take the participants from the congress location to the event (and vice versa), a bicycle tour is also possible. In the evening the guests for FEPSAC’s 50th anniversary can expect a big barbecue, including a show act, DJ and a special surprise. Drinks are not included in the Congress Fee. More information regarding the closing ceremony can be found here.




© Foto Presseamt Münster / Joachim Busch

Monday – Saturday 15 – 20 July, 2019

Roughly 500 scientific presentations will take place in the Schloss.

The Schloss was designed by architect Johann Conrad Schlaun. Until 1803, the Schloss was a former prince-bishop residence. At the end of the second world war, the Schloss was totally destroyed and rebuild, following the former plans of Schlaun. Nowadays, the Schloss is the main administration building of the University of Münster.