Social Psychology | Elective - in development

Studying Social Psychology at Viaa

Would you like to learn how your thoughts, behaviour, feelings are influenced by others? Are you interested in gaining a better understanding of how social perceptions, intergroup relations and social influences work? During this Social Psychology course at Viaa, you will learn more about this, not only through lectures but also by conduction social psychology research projects with other international students and Dutch students. 

Why Viaa?

Our Dutch and international students value Viaa for its small-scale and Christian profile, offering high-quality and practice-oriented education. Due to its size, you as a student will benefit from an individual learning approach, small learning groups and personal contacts. From day 1, you will build new connections with teachers and fellow students, for life.    

Located in Zwolle, Viaa is within half-a-day travel distance by train from large European cities, like Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Brussels, and Paris.

Planning & prerequisites

Social Psychology is an advanced level course, open to 2nd-4th year students, who have followed a basic introduction course about Psychology. This course will be offered during the spring semester of each academic year.

What you will learn

During the Social Psychology course at Viaa, you get an overview of theory and concepts regarding the self, social perception, intergroup relations, attitudes, social perception, close relationships, prosocial behaviour and aggression. Next to this, you will learn how these theories can be translated into everyday life when working on interventions. Social Psychology is a second-fourth year course and will be offered during the spring semester. During the course, you will have lectures, group work with research projects, readings and in-class presentations. 

Connect with us

Would you like to sign up or do you have a question about the Social Psychology course at Viaa? You are welcome to connect with our International Office! 

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