Positive PsychologySemester Course

Week-Long Study Tour
Core Course Week Study Tour
Major Discipline(s)
Education / Educational Studies, Human Development, Psychology
Core Course
Fall/Spring semester

This course combines a study of theory, research, and application in the rapidly growing field of positive psychology. Critically examine the psychology of well-being with both its possibilities and limitations, focusing on topics such as positive emotions, character strengths, flow, flourishing, mindfulness, creativity, and post-traumatic growth within the context of culture and history. Investigate how positive psychology complements other areas of psychology, therapy, coaching, and communication, and how it can be applied in real-world, professional settings such as business development and the clinical context.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Organizational Behavior


Susanna Z. Papp

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

Susanna is a psychologist, lecturer, and trainer. She holds a Ph.D. in psychology (ELTE Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest). She has a decade of experience as a lecturer and over a thousand hour experience in holding skill development training in communication, conflict-management, and cultural competences. She is trained in mediation and restorative methods. With DIS since 2017.

Psychology, Susanna Papp