About the Danish Psychological Association

The Danish Psychological Association is a professional union and representative body for psychologists in Denmark.

The aims of the Association are

  • To protect the professional, financial and copyright related interests of its members.
  • To promote interest in psychology and awareness of its significance, to try to ensure better conditions for psychological research and practical psychological work and to ensure that the education, including further training of psychologists, is in accordance with the findings of psychological research.
  • To promote cooperation and understanding between psychologists and other professional groups who exhibit shared interests and work relationships.
  • To seek to ensure growth and development through psychological health and welfare.
  • To organize all psychologists including public employees, private-sector employees, private practitioners (clinical and organizational psychologists) and chief psychologists.

The Association numbers more than 12.000 members. The members consist of:

  • Masters of Science in Psychology (MSc)
  • Masters of Educational Psychology
  • Masters of Arts (MA)
  • Psychology students at the University of Copenhagen, Aarhus , Aalborg and the University of Southern Denmark (SDU)