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If you are interested in studying forensic psychology, either as a graduate or post-graduate student, this resource will be perfect for you! This article was written by the EAPL-S representative for Greece: Vaitsa Giannouli.
In Greece, Forensic Psychology is a neglected specialty. Forensic Psychologists are now increasingly required in the Administration of Justice, Courts and Juvenile Courts, prison supervision and into various police forces, but the state does not provide official education on issues concerning law and psychology. Anyone interested in studying forensic psychology must study abroad or take relevant courses from Law (Civil and Criminal), Psychology (Cognitive Psychology and Neuropsychology) and Medicine (Neuroscience).
If you are interested in studying forensic psychology, either as a graduate or post-graduate student, this resource will be perfect for you! This article was written by the EAPL-S representative for Portugal: Ana Rita Cruz. Ana is part of the Laboratory of Neuropsychopshysiology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal. This is part of our translated article series - making information on our website more accessible.
A Psicologia Forense em Portugal iniciou-se no início dos anos 80 com a criação das primeiras Faculdade de Psicologia, nas Universidades do Porto, Coimbra e Lisboa. O primeiro centro dedicado às ciências forenses e ao comportamento desviante foi criado na Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação da Universidade do Porto, nos anos 80, e mantém nas suas linhas de investigação temas como o estudo do consumo de substâncias, violência, abuso sexual e comportamentos criminais.
If you are interested in studying forensic psychology, either as a graduate or post-graduate student, this resource will be perfect for you! This article was written by the EAPL-S representative for Argentina: Dr. Néstor Carlos Litter.
Argentina is located in the southern and western hemisphere. Its location in South America, it allows an adequate link within the regional framework.
The vast territory of Argentina has a diversity of landscapes, where ice fields contrast with arid, mountainous terrain with valleys or plateaus, rivers or lakes with large areas of ocean and grassy plains with woods and forests.
Argentina has a network of national universities where free and study, and many private universities; well doctorates, postgraduate, masters and specialization are the most diverse directions and approaches.
The House of Legal Psychology is a unique consortium of the three centres of excellence in Europe on Legal Psychology that offers an exceptional educational programme to PhD students in the field of legal psychology.
These fellowships are available to students from around the world (including from non-EU countries). Fellowships are worth a monthly gross amount of € 2.800 for the duration of the PhD programme.
*Applications for this programme are due on December 15th, 2013.