National Requirements Greece



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  • Psychology Education

The education for psychologists in Greece is a 6 year study with 4 years BSc + 2 years MSc course

  • Programmes that meet EuroPsy requirements:

The following undergraduate ("Ptychion") and graduate ("Metaptychiako") university education programs meet the requirements of EuroPsy : 

  Name of University   City  Degree Programme
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Athens
School psychology
Clinical psychology 
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Thessaloniki 
Applied Psychology
Learning and emotion in younger and older adults
Social psychology and psychosocial interventions
Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences Athens
Social psychology of conflicts
Identity and interpersonal relationships
Applied cognitive and developmental psychology
University of Crete Rethymno Clinical interventions  in Addiction


  • Supervised practice arrangements (for the EuroPsy Certificate)

Institutional professional context Provision of psychological services in the areas described by EuroPsy Basic

  • Arrangements for training of supervisors

Hellenic NAC is in the process of developing a list of psychologists who have already functioned as mentors-supervisors

The mentor-supervisor that participates in an organized training by Hellenic NAC will be awarded the title “Psychologist – Supervisor” according to the criteria that will be developed by the Hellenic NAC

  • Recognition of title

“Psychologist” is a legally recognized and protected title for all areas of practice

  • License to practise

License or entry in a register is needed for practising psychology

  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

A minimum of 80 hours per year is recommended and applicants should be able to show explicit evidence of 40 hours. Professional development activities include:

- Certified attendance and participation in accredited courses and/or workshops aimed at further professional development (60%). 
- Certified attendance in peer supervision meetings (20%) 
- Certified participation as a supervisor provided that this is formally recognised (20%)
- Certified attendance at a professional or scientific conference (20%)
- (Co-)authorship and/or editing of publications on research and/or professional issues (30%).
- Presentations to professional audiences (20%).
- Editorial work on journals and books in psychology (20%)