Society of Australasian Social Psychologists (SASP)

SPSP and the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists (SASP) participate in a summer school exchange program. The Australasian Summer School, which is held for a week (usually in early February) every other year, offers up to 36 places to graduate students placed across three workshops. In its agreement with SPSP, SASP reserves up to three places for students currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program. Students interested in participating should apply directly to the SASP Summer School.

SPSP is pleased to offer three Travel Awards to support attendance at the SASP Summer School. We believe that this is an exceptionally valuable experience for students. The Travel Award provides reimbursement for up to $750 in travel-related expenses to up to three students who are selected as part of the SASP-SPSP exchange program.

Additional Details - 2016 Australasian Summer School in Social Psychology

When: Jan. 31st - Feb. 5th, 2016

The Summer School will offer up to 3 places for North American PhD students across the following three research streams:

1.  Social psychology for society: Working with social identity in clinical, organisational and educational settings - taught by Prof Alex Haslam (University of Queensland; ARC Australian Laureate Fellow) and Dr Tegan Cruwys (University of Queensland)

2. Making moral judgements: Exploring the who, the how, and the what - taught by Dr Brock Bastian (University of New South Wales; ARC Future Fellow), and Dr Simon Laham (University of Melbourne; ARC Research Fellow)

3.  The psychology of close relationships: Structure, functions and processes - taught by Prof Julie Fitness (Macquarie University) and Dr Gery Karantzas (Deakin University)


The cost of attending the summer school is AU$350 per person. For more information and to express interest click here. Please note that your expression of interest is due by Oct. 30th, 2015.

Questions about the SASP Summer School should be directed to the Organizing Committee at

Questions about SPSP Travel Awards for the SASP Summer School can be directed to the SPSP Executive Office at