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DIS Stockholm - Psychology
Stockholm, Sweden (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
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Areas of Study:
Criminology, Psychology
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Program:
Affiliated
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Language of Instruction:
English
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Housing Options:
Homestay, Residence Hall
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Class Eligibility:
3. Junior, 4. Senior
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Credit Type:
Pass/Fail
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Program Type:
Study
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Minimum GPA:
3.0
Program Description:
Program Description:
Psychology 
Critically examine psychological theory, research, and practice with an emphasis on Swedish and European perspectives. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • See real-world examples or 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 will meet and hold discussions with key researchers, clinicians, policymakers, and experts 
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It's a good fit if you study:
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
  • ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
  • CRIMINOLOGY/CRIMINAL JUSTICE
  • NEUROSCIENCE
CORE COURSE OPTIONS 

Forensic Psychology 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
What makes people commit crime? Are there gender differences? What is the role of perception? How are assessments and interventions conducted with those convicted of a serious crime, or those who have been the victim of a crime? Forensic psychology will be explored from individual to societal levels, with critical analysis and examples from a European perspective. Selected topics: cognitive, emotional, social, and neuropsychological approaches to the nature and treatment of criminal behavior. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Scotland 
Core Course Week: Study tour within Sweden + a two-day seminar in Stockholm 
Prerequisites: A psychology course at university level. 

Positive Psychology 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Through theory, research, and application, examine the psychology of well-being with its possibilities and limitations, focusing on topics such as positive emotions, character strengths, mindfulness, resilience, and post-traumatic growth. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Greece 
Core Course Week: Study tour within Sweden + a two-day seminar in Stockholm 
Prerequisites: A psychology course at university level. 

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/01/2018
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Rolling Admission 01/11/2019 05/12/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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