Welcome to the

16th Congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology

Münster, Germany, May 22nd-25th 2013


Final Call for Papers

(download Final Call for Papers as PDF)


The theme of the 16th EAWOP congress ‘Imagine the future world: How do we want to work tomorrow?’ intends to inspire new and innovative ideas on how to master the manifold new challenges we experience in work organizations today and tomorrow, such as globalization and digitalization of economic processes, flexible work with remote partners, demographic changes, financial turbulences, and growing climatic problems. Therefore, this congress is not only a stimulating event for the community of work and organizational psychologists, but shall also provide inspiring ideas and concepts for decision makers in related disciplines, consultancies, and politics.


Call for Papers

The EAWOP program committee cordially invites you to submit proposals for symposia, single papers, posters, panel discussions, and debates for the 16th EAWOP Conference. Contributions from both scientists and practitioners are very welcome, as well as contributions that connect a scientific and a practitioner perspective.



Contributions from all areas of Work and Organizational Psychology are welcome such as (but not limited to):

  • Changing employment relations
  • Health and interventions
  • Personnel selection and recruitment
  • Leadership and management
  • Organizational change and development
  • Technology at work and human-machine-systems
  • Macroergonomics / work design
  • Organizational structure, culture and climate
  • Emotions in the workplace
  • Consumer behavior and marketing
  • Economic psychology
  • Employee well being
  • Work time arrangements and work-family interface
  • Human resource management
  • Sustainable environment and organizations
  • Labor market issues
  • Occupational and organizational safety
  • Organizational behavior
  • Teams and workgroups
  • Research and methodology
  • Entrepreneurship / self-employment
  • etc.


Venue Information

The 16th congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP) is hosted in and around the famous Münster Palace (built 1757-1787). With its Baroque architecture, the adjacent botanic garden and its location at the heart of the city, Münster Palace constitutes a unique congress venue. The lecture building and the Fürstenberghaus offer further facilities for specific parts of the congress program and are conveniently located between the Palace and the Cathedral of Münster (5-10 min walking distance). The surrounding beautiful city (‘Most Liveable City in the World’ award by the United Nations, Europe’s ‘Most Beautiful Park’ 2009) provides plenty of opportunities to explore, relax, and enjoy. More information on social activities, accommodation, and traveling is provided here.



The 16th EAWOP congress will feature exciting keynotes around the congress theme ‘Imagine the future world: How do we want to work tomorrow?’ We are thrilled to announce Adrienne Collela (Tulane University), John M. Carroll (Pennsylvania State University), Filip Lievens (Ghent University), Todd Lubart (Université Paris Descartes), Deniz S. Ones (University of Minnesota), Hartmut Rosa (University in Jena), Sabine Sonnentag (University of Mannheim), Angela Titzrath (Deutsche Post DHL), and Donald Truxillo (Portland State University). More information on the invited keynote speakers is provided here.


Submission Types and Review Process

English is the official language for all congress communications. Participants can choose among different types of submission formats, including Scientific Symposium, Practitioner Forum, Scientist-Practitioner Collaborative Forum, Single Paper, Poster, Position Paper, Debate and Panel Discussion. All abstracts are submitted via the conference website. More information on abstract submission is provided here. The program committee will assign each submission to international (blind) reviewers with high expertise in the related field (separate reviewers for scientific and practitioner submissions). The first author of an abstract is considered to be the presenter of the paper or chair of the symposium or forum at the conference.


Submission Deadline and Dates

Submission deadline extended for 8 more days!
All contributions are finally due by October 8th, 2012, latest.
Applicants will receive notification of acceptance no later than January 15th, 2013.


Pre-conference Workshops

On Wednesday, May 22nd, various pre-conference workshops on many relevant topics will be offered, such as innovative training methods, state of the art statistical methods, publishing strategies, etc. More information is provided here.



We cordially invite you to register for the conference at the conference website. Deadline for early registrations (reduced fee) is February 15th, 2013.


We are looking forward to meeting you in Münster in May 2013!

Guido Hertel
Chair of the EAWOP 2013 Program Committee
                                             Arnold Bakker
EAWOP President