Final Call: Copenhagen Summer School 2013 for PhD students and young researchers

copenhagen-nyhavnWelcome to Summer School 2013 in Copenhagen, Denmark – 10th anniversary

Human and Social Sport Sciences: Issues, Approaches, Challenges and Implementations

International Summer School for Young Researchers Course for PhD Students

Date: 1-5 July 2013
Place: Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Aims and topic

The Copenhagen Summer School 2013 will have the topic Human and Social Sport Sciences – Issues, Approaches, Challenges and Implementations.
This topic covers a broad area which allows experts and students to share experiences and expertise in their respective fields of research and to address relevant sports related discourses and practices in various cultures and societies.

The Cph Summer School provides a space to exchange ideas and knowledge about these and other current tendencies in the multiple areas of physical activities and sports.

The course will provide an excellent opportunity for students and lecturers to exchange knowledge about current and emerging issues in their respective country. The Cph Summer School will provide a forum which enables communication, networks and cooperation among the participants, students as well as lecturers. Read more in first announcement.


In keynote lectures the experts will address important questions, new approaches and results, problems and strategies of research, current trends and major issues in the area of sport ideologies, practices and realities. Read more in first announcement.

Selection of the students

The Cph Summer School will take place in collaboration with the International Societies for Sport History (ISHPES) and Sport Sociology (ISSA), the European Association of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC) and the International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women (IAPESGW).

Participants are expected to be PhD students, Postdocs or young researchers (e.g. planning a PhD or working on their PhD). Participants will be selected according to the following criteria: relevance of the topic and quality of the project. Note that Danish and international PhD students have first priority to this course. The number of students will be between 25 to 30 and the Cph Summer School aims to include participants from as many countries as possible. Read more in first announcement.


3 ECTS points: Participants who participate in the course but do not present their Phd project will receive 3 ECTS points.

5 ECTS points: Participants who participate in the course and do a presentation of their Phd project including 5-7 page paper will receive 5 ECTS points.

Call for applications

12 April 2013
Read more in first announcement (pdf)

Course fee

Course fee: DKK 500 for participants enrolled at a Danish university and DKK 250 for other par-ticipant. The course fee covers participation in the course including 5 lunch, coffee breaks, and 2 dinners.


We can arrange a stay at Danhostel Copenhagen City. Read more.


Apply for PhD course Cph Summer School


This PhD course is supported by the Ministry of Culture and the Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen.

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