Summer School


4th Summer School on Motivation and Emotion
August 25 – 27, 2012, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF)

We are happy to announce that PhD students can apply for the Summer School on Motivation and Emotion. The Summer School is jointly organized by the DIPF & EARLI SIG 8 and will be held will from Saturday, August 25, through Monday, August 27, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

The aim of the Summer School is to provide PhD students the opportunity to discuss with senior scholars in the field of motivation and emotion, and to meet with other PhD students that work in the same area. The PhD students will present their research project in small groups. The time allowed for each presentation, including the presentation and discussion, is approximately 60 minutes. The presenting student should raise final points for discussion.

The following senior scholars will join the Summer School:

  • Jenefer Husman (Arizona State Univerisity),
  • Regina Vollmeyer (Goethe University Frankfurt),
  • Markku Niemivirta (University of Helsinki) and
  • Johnmarshall Reeve (Korea University).

To apply to the 4th Summer School on Motivation and Emotion, doctoral students will submit proposals (500 words) closely related to their own doctoral research projects.

The Summer School will be held at the Sport and Conference Center of the Landessportbund in Frankfurt. The session room will be equipped with an overhead projector and a beamer.

The registration fee for participating in the summer school starts at €300. Registration fee covers all three days of the Summer School; accommodation for two nights (from Saturday, August 25, through Monday, August 27) and full board, but excludes travel expenses. The participation in the subsequent ICM 2012 is also covered by this fee.




The Submission System is closed!

The submission system will be closed on March 30, 2012 (Extended Deadline)

The notice of acceptance will be given on April 15, 2012

For acceptance your proposal should fulfil the following criteria:

  • Relevance to the domain of motivation & emotion
  • Theoretical framework, conceptual rationale or pragmatic grounding
  • Embeddedness in relevant literature
  • Research method and design (research questions, context, participants, data sources, sampling, procedure)
  • (Planned) Data analyses and interpretation

Online submission form

All proposals must be submitted electronically through the ConfTool Submission System. Proposals submitted by fax, mail, or e-mail will NOT be accepted.  The submission procedure consists of two steps. In the first step contact data have to be submitted. In the second second step an extended summary (500 words max.) has to be uploaded as Word or PDF file.

Please use this templates for the extended summary:

To start the submission procedure please visit: ConfTool Submission System for ICM 2012