National Requirements Netherlands
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- Psychology education
All Dutch universities follow the format of 3 years Bachelor followed by 1 year Masters. There are a number of specialised programmes with a 2 year Masters.Recognition of university education programmes as meeting EuroPsy requirements.This is carried out by a national accreditation authority, of which the judgments are accepted by the NAC.
- The following university programmes meet EuroPsy requirements:
Name of university
|Erasmus Universieit Rotterdam||Rotterdam||MSc Psychology|
|Open University||Heerlen||MSc Psychology|
|Radboud Universiteit||Nijmegen||MSc Psychology|
|Rijksuniversiteit Groningen||Groningen||MSc Psychology|
|Tilburg University||Tilburg||MSc Psychology|
|Twente University||Twente||MSc Psychology|
|Universiteit Leiden||Leiden||MSc Psychology|
|Universiteit Maastricht||Maastricht||MSc Psychology|
|Universiteit Utrecht||Utrecht||MSc Psychology|
|Universiteit van Amsterdam||Amsterdam||MSc Psychology|
|Vrije Universiteit||Amsterdam||MSc Psychology|
- Supervised practice arrangements (for the EuroPsy Certificate)
The EuroPsy Certificate is awarded to those applicants who have fulfilled a two years post Master training. Three post Master programmes have been developed to fulfil registration requirements for Health Care Psychologist, Child & Youth Psychologist, and Work & Organisational Psychologist. The three post Master programs are intended for those Masters in psychology who opt for further qualification in basic independent practice with clients. They have a duration of two years (full-time work) with a combination of theoretical courses and supervised practice.
- Arrangements for training of supervisors
National arrangements for training of supervisors are in place for the NIP Registered psychologist/Child and Youth.
- Recognition of title
Health Care Psychologists are registered by a law known as the ‘BIG’ registration, regulations concerning the Health Care Psychologists are set by the government. Child & Youth Psychologist, and Work & Organisational Psychologists are registered and regulated by the Dutch Association of Psychologists (Nederlands Instituut van Psychologen, NIP). More information here.
- License to practise
- Continuing professional development (CPD)
The three post Master programmes (Health Care Psychologist, Child & Youth Psychologist, and Work & Organisational Psychologist) all have requirements concerning CPD.