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Psychology, PhD Studies



180 or 240 ECTS - Doctoral

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Research based PhD programme with the opportunity to work on  a range of exciting projects in collaboration with the Faculty's scientists and their colleagues. 

About the Programme

The PhD programme in Psychology is a 3 - 4 year 180 - 240 ECTS research based programme where the student carries out a large research project in a specialised field, under the supervision of a scientist at the faculty. 


Programme objectives

When completed with the PhD programme students will have a good understanding of the discipline, have good work methods and, last but not least, have the abilities and skills to gather knowledge independently.

Admission requirements

Graduate studies

Master's degree in psychology.

Contact us

Faculty of Psychology
Nýi Garður (first floor),
Sæmundargata 12, 102 Reykjavík

Tel: +354 525 4240 and +354 525 5813

The office is open from 10:00-12:00 am and 13:00-15:00 pm, Monday to Friday.