Critically examine psychological theory, research, and practice with an emphasis on application in a Swedish and European perspective.

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 discuss central themes with key researchers, clinicians, policymakers, and experts

Student Profile

This program is right for you if you study psychology, human development, social policy, organizational behavior, criminology, or criminal justice.

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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