Critically examine psychological theory, research, and practice with an emphasis on Swedish and European perspectives.

Program Highlights

  • See real-world examples of how forensic or positive psychology is applied and practiced in Sweden by hearing from guest lecturers and going on Field Studies to local organizations
  • Study assessment and treatment using psychological theory, research, and case materials
  • Travel with your classmates and DIS faculty on course-integrated Study Tours regionally and across Europe, where you meet and hold discussions with key researchers, clinicians, policymakers, and experts

Is This Program For You?

It’s a good fit if you study:

  • Criminology/Criminal Justice
  • Human Development
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Neuroscience
  • Psychology

Each organization we visited in Sweden was unique, showing a more humane approach to helping people’s needs, and working towards preventing people from re-offending, not simply punishing them.”
– Liz, St. Olaf College
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