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Social and Cultural Psychology Masters (Joint program in Norway, Ireland, Poland, Turkey, Portugal)

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  • Study Type

    Full time available

  • Subject Areas

    Psychology

  • Start Date

    September

  • Course Duration

    2 years

  • Course Type

    MA, MSc

  • Course Fees

    6 600 € for Category B students (from Erasmus+ program countries)
    13 200 € for Category A students (from Erasmus+ partner countries)

  • Last Updated

    20 November 2018

About Global-MINDS

Global-MINDS is a comprehensive 2- year study programme focusing on insights from Social and Cultural Psychology and applying them to contemporary societal issues. Students receive a thorough education in social and cultural psychological theory, research and methods, as well as training in intercultural skills – assets that are indispensable in today´s global knowledge economy and multicultural working environments.

The programme includes an internationalization component that is indispensable for such a master.

Universities from five countries jointly deliver the Global-MINDS programme in English:

• ISCTE – Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE-IUL), Lisbon, Portugal

• University of Oslo (UiO), Oslo, Norway

• University of Social Sciences and Humanities (SWPS), Warsaw, Poland

• Koç University (KU), Istanbul, Turkey

• University of Limerick (UL), Limerick, Ireland

Education Paths

Global-MINDS students opt for one of three mobility paths for their first year of study, during which most of the course work is completed. Each mobility path focuses on a specific societal issue and provides students with diverse cultural experiences and educational contents:

A. Diversity & Inclusion (ISCTE-IUL, then UL)

B. Global Mobility & Acculturation (ISCTE-IUL or SWPS, then UiO)

C. Culture & Organizations (SWPS, then KU)

(Students may opt for an additional mobility in their second year to complete their internship and master thesis.)

Each of the program institutions is expert in their respective part of the Global-MINDS educational programme. Graduates will be awarded a joint master degree. A group of world-leading scholars from different countries also contributes to the delivery and quality assurance of the programme. An international network of associate partners – private companies, civil society organisations, public service providers, practitioners, policy makers, governmental organisations and NGOs – assures high quality student internships and assistance in graduates’ employment.

Application procedures

Global-MINDS uses the management platform eConsort to facilitate the application process. Only after registering with your name and email address will you be able to access the online application form.

Each eligible application will be evaluated for quality and those applicants who pass the first stage will be interviewed by video or telephone (see details below). Final ranking of candidates will be made after the interviews.

Fall 2019 Applications are now open. Please check the programme website for deadlines or email inquiries to .

For more information please visit our website at: http://global-minds.eu/application/applications/

Financial Aid

If requested and from eligible countries, applicants may be considered for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship.

For more information about eligibility and the countries that are supported by the scholarship program, please visit our website


Visit the Social and Cultural Psychology Masters (Joint program in Norway, Ireland, Poland, Turkey, Portugal) page on the Koc University website for more details!

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