National Requirements Sweden
Applying for EuroPsy in Sweden? Visit: https://www.psykologforbundet.se/europsy
- Psychology Education
To become a Psychologist in Sweden you must have a five year education, both practical and theoretical, in psychology. After this you will need one year of supervised practice to work as a licensed psychologist in health care. If you have received education in psychology from a country outside of Sweden and wish to apply for a Swedish licence as a psychologist, one year of supervised practice is still mandatory.
The following university programmes meet EuroPsy requirements:
There are eleven universities in Sweden offering a complete psychology education up to a masters level.
- Supervised Practice arrangements (for the EuroPsy certificate)
- Training of supervisors
- Recognition of title
The title of “psychologist” is legally recognised and protected, to obtain this title one must receive a licence from the National Board of Health and Welfare NBHW
- License to practice
After five years of education there is a one-year obligatory supervised practice before you can be licensed by the (NBHW).
- Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
There are no official arrangements for CPD. However, the Swedish Psychological Associations General Assembly has assigned the board of the association the mission of starting a program for CPD with start January 2018