University of Barcelona

University of Barcelona

The GEPE (Sport Psychology Group) of the University of Barcelona is composed of one professor, online three lecturers and several Ph D students. The GEPE started its research in the early nineties and obtained the first competitive project at a national level in 1991. Since then, several projects had been developed on the topics of motivation and sportpersonship, commitment and drop-out in different team sports (e.g., soccer and basketball).


Professor Jaume Cruz
Dr Carme Viladrich
Dr Miquel Torregrosa
Dr Catarina Sousa
Yago Ramis (PAPA Research Fellow)
Saül Alcaraz (Fellow of the Ministry of Science and Innovation)
Gerard Soriano (Fellow of the Ministry of Science and Innovation)

Papa News
PAPA Featured on Horizon 2020

An article about the PAPA Project has been featured on the Horizon 2020 website. Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years.

End of Project Dissemination Conference

To mark the formal conclusion of the PAPA project, store at the end of September 2013 members of the PAPA Project came together to present their findings at a special one-day event.