European Association of Applied Psychology

EAAP is the fastest growing non-profit organization that supports the professional collaboration of people interested in the numerous practical applications of psychology. Its main purpose is to promote psychology as accessible, practical and useful science and to facilitate interaction and communication not only among European psychologists, but also among other professionals, students and even enthusiasts that want to have better understanding and better use of all the findings and insights of the modern psychology.

Membership

The Association distinguishes 3 membership categories:
Full Members (that could be a person or a company).
The full membership provides you with free ticket for one seminar per year, access to all shared psychology materials and certificate of membership in EAAP.
Honorary  Members
The Honorary members are people with significant contributions in the field of psychology or related sciences.
They have the privilege to use EAAP as a platform to promote their professional work with non-commercial purposes. They can also use the EAAP to conduct seminars or workshops, after additional arrangements with the governance body of the Association.
Partnering Members
In most cases these are other educational, science and research, nonprofit and professional organizations.
This membership is based on reciprocity and common interest for both organizations

To apply for membership and see our membership fees download

Accreditation

EAAP’s scope of accreditation is the accreditation and preaccreditation of practices providing  services/products based on different  aspects of applied psychology in Europe  and/or internationally. Example of that can be HR, Coaching, Psychotherapy, Behavioral marketing, Behavioral economics, Pedagogy, Adult learning, Social care and other services and practices.
What are the benefits of accreditation?
Simply put, accreditation is quality assurance through external peer review. When an institution, specialized program/service, or single practitioner  is accredited, it has demonstrated that it meets standards set by  EAAP and our large list of accreditors, specialized in the different fields of applied psychology.  Every accreditation is issued for the period of 3 years. After that period the recipient must undergo a similar review to mentain accreditation.
There are three types of accreditation:
- Institutional Accreditation. Accreditors review commercial and non-commercial organizations, institutes, consulting agencies, training and development centers, etc. The accreditation comprises all activities performed by the organization.
- Programatic Accreditation of specific service or product. The object of accreditors review is specific service or product.
- Professional Accreditation. Accreditors review the educational status, professional experience, specific certifications, supervision, code of conduct and ethics of the applicant. This type of accreditation is issued for one person only (name of the applicant and type of practice) and is suitable for Psychotherapists, Coaches, Consultants, HR & recruitment specialists, Soft skill trainers, etc.

To learn more about our accreditation procedures and prices download pdf

News

Professor I. Vlaev joins the EAAP accreditation committee

We are happy to inform our members that another world-renowned psychologist has joined the EAAP accreditation committee. This is Professor I. Vlaev. Since 2014, he has been professor of behavioural science at the University of Warwick (https://www.wbs.ac.uk/about/person/ivo-vlaev).

Before that, he received his doctorate (D.Phil.) in Experimental Psychology from the University of Oxford. He was formerly a Research Fellow at University College London and a Senior Lecturer in Behavioural Sciences at Imperial College London.

With his expertise and experience in the field of behavioral psychology and the new concept of choice alteration ( nudge), he will make a major contribution to our association.

Activities

We will periodically inform you about all activities and initiatives organized by EAAP through our newsletter. We will also send our members email messages about upcoming events held by the association, our partners or members.

International Conference on Sleep Psychology and Dreaming/ October 06-07, 2022 in Dubrovnik, Croatia

International Conference on Sleep Psychology and Dreaming aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Sleep Psychology and Dreaming. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Sleep Psychology and Dreaming.

All EAAP members are prospective authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts or papers. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Sleep Psychology and Dreaming are cordially invited for presentation at the conference.

The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference,

including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.

Application Forms Paper Submission  or Listener Registration

Awards

Every year we present our awards to the members of the Association who have distinguished themselves with their professional practices, have applied innovative methodologies in the field of applied psychology or have contributed to the development of EAAP.

Professor Harold Shulka joins the EAAP

We have the pleasure to announce that Harold Shulka, a long-time Fontys University Professor

( https://fontys.edu/Bachelors-masters.htm ) , has been granted an honorary membership to the EAAP.

Professor Shulka is well-known for his research findings and contributions to the fields of social relations and ethnic identities.

His work is essential for understanding the formation of ethnic groups and minorities in modern societies.

Congratulations!

 

Ethics & professional standards

The principles of EAAP are related to the common moral framework that guides and inspires psychologists and other professionals worldwide toward the highest ethical ideals in their professional and scientific work.
We recognize that we should carry out our activities within a larger social context. We recognize that the lives and identities of human beings both individually and collectively are connected across generations, and that there is a reciprocal relationship between human beings and their social environments.  That’s why EAAP as organization is committed to placing the wellfare of society and its members above the self-interest of the discipline and its members.

To see the full description of all ethical principles of EAAP download pdf

Partnering members

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