MSM 2021 cancelled!

 Following the decisions already made by other research conferences, we decided to cancel this year’s MSM!

The next MSM will be held in 2022!


Welcome to the 7th Munich Symposium on Motivation 2020

Motivation and Human Flourishing: Psychological and Philosophical Perspectives 

Organizer: Prof. Dr. Hugo M. Kehr and Marius Jais (TUM)
Venue: Eibsee-Hotel (near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Munich, Germany)
Dates: September 23 to 26, 2020


The Munich Symposium on Motivation (MSM) is a biannual international symposium organized by the Chair of Psychology, Technical University of Munich, Germany.

The symposium will take place from 23 to 26 September, 2020 in the Eibsee Hotel at Lake Eibsee ( It is located in the foothills of the Zugspitze (2,962m or 9,718 feet), Germany’s highest mountain. Part of the symposium will be held at the summit convention center, which offers a magnificent view of the Alps (

The title of the 7th MSM is “Motivation and Human Flourishing: Psychological and Philosophical Perspectives”.

The MSM brings together international motivation researchers from diverse areas of psychology and the social sciences. We hope to foster interesting and enriching discussions and to help the invited researchers extend their networks.

Hugo M. Kehr

Chair of Psychology, TUM