1) How does culture shape our psychological functioning?
2) What are the consequences of cultural similarities or differences?
3) How can we design interventions that are culturally sensitive?
We invite ambitious Dutch and international students with a genuine interest in (cross-) cultural psychology to apply for this selective, one-year programme.
€ 2060 / jaar
There is no premaster's programme but applicants can follow the bachelor's course Cultural Psychology online from 31 October till 12 December 2016, which includes an examination on 19 December 2016.
There is a strong focus on skill training and research methods, in combination with a thorough discussion of the effects of culture and intercultural contact on three levels of analysis (individual, intragroup, and intergroup level). Furthermore, students have the opportunity to obtain first-hand intercultural experience.
* Academic and non-academic research institutions (e.g., conducting cross-cultural research among ethnic minorities).
* International companies or organizations (e.g., providing culturally fair assessments, training intercultural competence, managing diversity).
* The educational sector (e.g., multicultural education).
* Non-governmental/non-profit organizations (e.g., developing, monitoring, and evaluating culturally sensitive interventions).
* Municipalities or governmental organizations (e.g.
Students are encouraged to do their thesis or internship abroad, although this is optional.