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Positive Psychology

Term To Study: Winter-Break 2013
Application Deadline: Oct 04, 2012
Program Starts: Jan 03, 2013
Program Ends: Jan 30, 2014
Major 1: Psychology
Subject 1:
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Provider
Program Fee: $4,760
Link 1: Center for European Studies - Maastricht
Program Locations: Maastricht
Contact Phone: 01131433885287
Contact Name: Nathalie Ummels
Contact Email: nathalie.ummels@maastrichtuniversity.nl
What is Included: Housing, on-site transportation
What is not Included: Airfare, food, personal expenses
Program Description

In this course, students will get acquainted with the field of positive psychology, gaining insight in different theories, scientific findings, experiments and measurement tools. As an applied science, the results of positive psychology lead to the creation of real-world interventions that can improve school, businesses, governments, and other aspects of individual and social life. Throughout workshops and interactive meetings, students will be provided not only with tools to be able to evaluate and design research in the area of positive psychology, but also with the skills to apply some (basic) intervention techniques. During two weekends, staff will take students around different European cities for cultural excursions and activities. Counts towards the Psychology major. No Guilford faculty presence

Location: University of Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Course: 50027, PSY 250 001 - 4 credits, Graded.
Prerequisite: 3.0 GPA.

Application: Stage 1 application at Study Abroad website. $250 deposit.

Cost: $4760 (double room) or $4880 (single room), plus airfare. Food not included. $250 deposit.

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