EFPSA: An Association, a Big Family, a Friend
EFPSA, the European Federation of Psychology Student’s Association is
over 20 year old mature and mostly attractive association to almost every
Psychology student who has the chance/opportunity to be introduced to it! It was
originally established in 1987 during the first International Congress of
Psychology Students which took place in Portugal and now consists of
25 Psychology Students' Organisations of 25 European countries. Stimulated by
its mission, vision and values, EFPSA attracts more and more students every
year, with the number of its members increasing and so far represents
approximately 250'000 Psychology Students across Europe. EFPSA is a
multicultural and colourful network of European psychology students’
associations, run on a voluntary basis by and for psychology students of Europe.
Its mission is to represent the needs and interests of the European psychology
students, to promote the scientific cooperation and cultural exchange between
them and enhance their mobility It’s aim is to be a reliable and widely
acknowledged representative of the European Psychology Students, including
students themselves, psychologists, institutions, and professional organizations
of national and European level.
The article introduces EFPSA, it’s structure, services and ways of functioning. The second part of the article brings us a detailed report from the 23rd EFPSA congress that took place in Germany, 26th April – 3rd May 2009.
(Fulltext in Slovak)