Contact information

Phone: + 49 7531 88 2629
Post office box: Universitätsstraße 10
Room: D 620
Office Hours:

Wednesday, 12:00 - 13:00 (Advance registration via email is required.)

Foto Julia Schüler

Scientific career


Scientific career

since 2016

Professor for Sport Psychology (Sport Science) at the University of Konstanz, Germany


Assistant Professor for Sport and Health (Sport Science) at the University of Bern, Switzerland


Senior teaching and research associate (Psychology) at the University of Zurich, Switzerland (Prof. Dr. Veronika Brandstätter)

2011: Venia Legendi for Psychology, Philosophical Faculty of the University of Zurich, Switzerland


Research stay at the University of Rochester, New York, USA (Prof. Dr. Andrew Elliot)


Research associate and research fellow at the University of Wuppertal, Germany (Prof. Dr. H.-D. Schmalt), 2003: PhD


Master in Psychology (Diplompsychologie) at the University of Wuppertal, Germany


Research interests

Research interests

  • Motivational and volitional processes in sports
  • Implicit motives
  • Motive conflicts as stressors
  • Autonomy as a disposition
  • Promotion of sport and exercise
  • Person-situation interactions (i.e., motiv-sport context fit)

You can view more detailed information about these fields of research and find out more about our research lab by clicking on the RESEARCH link on our homepage.

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