Welcome - ISPA 2023
We invite you to join us in Bologna for the 44th annual conference of the International School Psychology Association (ISPA) from 5-8 July 2023, to be held at University of Bologna, Italy.
The conference theme, School psychology in a changing world: Challenges to promote the well-being of school communities, is related to the ISPA’s mission to pursue the best interest of children and youth, educators, parents, institutions, communities, and the profession. The world COVID-19 pandemic is one the main challenges the world has faced and is still having expansive impacts on the social, emotional, and economic well-being of families and children, especially vulnerable groups of children and youth, and is deemed to threaten several decades of advances in global public education. The ISPA conference provides the venue for discussing the main challenges of school psychology in the next decade, encouraging collaborations at national and international levels to continuously support school communities and education professionals worldwide.
We look forward to meeting you at ISPA 2023 in Bologna!
The Local Organizing Committee
- Submissions Open: November 21st, 2022
- Submissions Close: March 1st, 2023
- Answer to authors: April 1st, 2023.
- Early Registration Open: December 15, 2022
- Deadline for Presenters to register*: April 30th, 2023
- Early Registration Deadline (reduced fees): May 15th, 2023
- Call for Papers is now available!
- First Keynote speakers announced – 07 Sep, 2022
- Website launch – 02 Sep, 2022
Venue, City and Country
University of Bologna
The origins of the University of Bologna go way back, and it is considered to be the oldest university in the Western world. It has over 87,000 students and 232 degree programs, 84 of which are international degree programs, in its 5 Campuses: Bologna, Cesena, Forlì, Ravenna and Rimini.
Bologna, with its porticoes, monuments and towers, was defined by UNESCO as the best preserved medieval centre in the world.
Officially the Italian Republic or Republic of Italy, is a country that consists of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and several islands surrounding it. Italy is located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, in Southern Europe, it is also considered part of Western Europe