PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT
COURSE INFORMATION FOR ERASMUS STUDENTS
This is the FULL LIST of courses provided by the Psychology Department, University
of Crete. The list does not identify courses offered in any given semester or in any given
Academic Year. For detailed information about the Per Semester Courses of the semester
you are interested to attend, you should consult the Information provided by the Department
in given dates before the start of each semester.
The list of courses comprises of: Required courses (courses that the native students have
to exhaust in order to compete their studies), Elective courses (a list of courses from which
students can select courses), Seminars and Laboratories (advanced level courses). The
courses are arranged around seven (7) cycles: 1st: Fundamental Principles of Psychology,
2nd: Methodology / Statistics, 3rd: Developmental Psychology / Educational & School
Psychology, 4th: Biological Psychology / Neurosciences, 5th: Social Psychology / Forensic
Psychology, 6th: Clinical Psychology / Health Psychology / Counselling Psychology, 7th:
Miscellaneous
All Courses include a 3hr lecture/seminar/laboratory session once a week. Compulsory
and Elective courses account for 4 ECTS credits. Seminar and Laboratory courses account
for 6 ECTS credits as they involve extra time.
List of Required / Compulsory Courses
ECTS
Credits
1st Circle Courses: Fundamental Principles of Psychology
PSY 1101 History of Psychology
PSY 1102 Cognitive Psychology I: Learning, Language, Thinking
PSY 1103 Personality and Individual Differences
PSY 1104 Psychology of Emotions
PSY 2101 Cognitive Psychology II: Visual Perception, Attention
PSY 2102 Cognitive Psychology III: Memory, Categorization
PSY 3101 Ethics in Psychology
2nd Circle Courses: Methodology / Statistics
PSY 1201 Research Methodology for Social Sciences I
PSY 1202 Statistics I
PSY 2201 Statistics II
PSY 2202 Psychometrics I: Psychometric Principles for
Developing Psychological Measures
PSY 2203 Research Methodology for Social Sciences II
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
Compulsory
Compulsory
Compulsory
Compulsory
Compulsory
Compulsory
Compulsory
4
4
4
4
Compulsory
Compulsory
Compulsory
Compulsory
4
Compulsory
3rd Circle Courses: Developmental Psychology / Educational
& School Psychology
PSY 1301 Developmental Psychology I: Infancy and Early
Childhood
PSY 1302 Educational Psychology
PSY 2301 Developmental Psychology II: Middle Childhood and
Adolescence
PSY 2302 School Psychology I: Introduction to School
Psychology
PSY 3301 School Psychology II: Development and Disorders of
Written Language Abilities
4
Compulsory
4
4
Compulsory
Compulsory
4
Compulsory
4
Compulsory
4
4
Compulsory
Compulsory
4
Compulsory
4
Compulsory
5th Circle Courses: Social Psychology / Forensic Psychology
PSY 1501 Social Psychology I: Introduction to Social Psychology
PSY 2501 Social Psychology II: Experimental Social Psychology
PSY 3501 Social Psychology III: Applied Social Psychology
PSY 3502 Work Psychology
4
4
4
4
Compulsory
Compulsory
Compulsory
Compulsory
6th Circle Courses: Clinical Psychology / Health Psychology /
Counselling Psychology
PSY 2601 Counselling Psychology
PSY 2602 Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence
PSY 3601 Introduction to Health Psychology
PSY 3602 Adult Psychopathology
PSY 3603 Psychotherapeutic Processes
4
4
4
4
4
Compulsory
Compulsory
Compulsory
Compulsory
Compulsory
4
Compulsory
4
Compulsory
4
Compulsory
4
4
Compulsory
Compulsory
12
12
12
Compulsory
Compulsory
Compulsory
4th Circle Courses: Biopsychology / Neurosciences
PSY 1401 Introduction to Neurobiology and Genetics
PSY 2401 Physiological Psychology I: Basic Principles &
Sensory Systems
PSY 2402 Physiological Psychology II: Motor & Regulatory
Systems
PSY 3401 Neuropsychology
7th Circle Courses: Miscellaneous
PSY-EFL 1701 Introduction to the Psychology and Social
Sciences
PSY-EFL 1702 Trends and Psychological Characteristics of the
Greek Society
PSY-ESP 2701 Introduction to the Terminology of Clinical
Psychology
PSY-ESP 2702 Introduction to the Terminology of Neurosciences
PSY-ESP 2703 Introduction to the Terminology of
Developmental Psychology
PSY 4701 Undergraduate Dissertation
PSY 4702 Practicum 1
PSY 4703 Practicum 2
List of Elective Courses
1st Circle Courses: Fundamental Principles of Psychology
PSY 1105 Epistemology of Psychology
PSY 1106 Psychoanalytic Theory: Freud and Beyond
PSY 3108 Psychology of Language
4
4
4
Elective
Elective
Elective
2nd Circle Courses: Methodology / Statistics
PSY 3201 Psychometrics II: Basic Principles and Applications of
Psychological Assessment
4
Elective
3rd Circle Courses: Developmental Psychology/ Educational
& School Psychology
PSY 2303 Psychology of Middle Age and Aging
PSY 3304 Behavior problems of children in the family and school
environment
PSY 3305 Pervasive Developmental Disorders
4
4
Elective
Elective
4
Elective
4th Circle Courses: Biopsychology / Neurosciences
PSY 1402 Comparative Psychology
PSY 2403 Biopsychology of Mental Disorders
PSY 2404 Psychopharmacology of Addiction & Addictive Drugs
PSY 3402 Neuropsychopharmacology
PSY 3403 Clinical Neuropsychology
PSY 3404 Clinical Neuropsychology of Neuropsychiatric
Disorders
4
4
4
4
4
4
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
4
4
4
4
4
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
4
4
4
Elective
Elective
Elective
5th Circle Courses: Social Psychology / Forensic Psychology
PSY 1502 Cross-cultural Psychology
PSY 2502 Social Psychology of Interpersonal Relationships
PSY 2503 Criminology
PSY 2504 Issues in Family Violence: Child Abuse and Neglect
PSY 2505 Intergroup Relations and Identity
PSY 2506 Psychology of Communication
PSY 2507 Social Psychology of Special Groups
PSY 3503 Organizational Psychology
PSY 3504 Criminological Psychology
PSY 3505 Cognitive Social Psychology: Socio-cognitive Models
PSY 3506 Special Issues in Criminological Psychology
6th Circle Courses: Clinical & Health Psychology
PSY 1601 Exercise Psychology for Health and Wellbeing
PSY 2603 Psychoanalytic Thought: Personality Disorders
PSY 3604 Health Psychology: Clinical Applications
PSY 3605 Systemic Theories and the Family
PSY 3606 Clinical Psychological Intervention in the Child and the
Adolescent with Fatal and Chronic Disease
PSY 3607 Parent Counselling
PSY 3608 Psychosomatic and Somatomorphic Disorders
PSY 3609 Bullying and Victimization
7th Circle Courses: Miscellaneous
PSY 1701 Introduction to Philosophy
PSY 1702 Citizen-Scientist
PSY 1703 Sports Psychology
PSY 2701 Psychology of Arts and Creativity
PSY-EFL 2704 Advanced Academic English
4
4
4
4
4
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
List of Seminars
1st Circle Courses: Fundamental Principles of Psychology
PSY 3102 History and Systems of Psychology
PSY 3103 Cultural-Historical Psychology
PSY 3104 The Role of Visual Illusions in Perception
PSY 3105 Special Issues in the Study of Emotions
PSY 3106 Ethics and Bioethics
PSY 3107 Cognitive Experimental Psychology
2nd Circle Courses: Methodology / Statistics
PSY 3202 Measurement of Personality: Basic Principals and
Applications
PSY 3203 Psychometric Assessment of Executive Functions and
Memory: Clinical Applications
6
6
6
6
6
6
Seminars
Seminars
Seminars
Seminars
Seminars
Seminars
6
Seminars
6
Seminars
6
Seminars
6
Seminars
6
6
Seminars
Seminars
6
6
6
6
Seminars
Seminars
Seminars
Seminars
6
Seminars
5th Circle Courses: Social Psychology / Forensic Psychology
PSY 3507 Occupational Health Psychology
PSY 3508 Positive Organizational Behavior
PSY 3509 Issues in Correctional Psychology
PSY 3510 Interviewing Techniques in Child Abuse Cases
PSY 3511 Political Psychology & Human Rights
6
6
6
6
6
Seminars
Seminars
Seminars
Seminars
Seminars
6th Circle Courses: Clinical & Health Psychology
PSY 3610 Couple Counselling
6
Seminars
3rd Circle Courses: Developmental Psychology/ Educational
& School Psychology
PSY 3302 Postnatal Depression: Implications on Infant and
Children Development
PSY 3303 Special Issues of Developmental Psychopathology of
Infants and Children
PSY 3306 Social and Emotional Development
PSY 3307 Issues of Children’s Development: The Parent-Child
Relationship
4th Circle Courses: Biopsychology / Neurosciences
PSY 3405 Biopsychology of Motivation and Emotions
PSY 3406 Psychopharmacology of Addiction
PSY 3407 Clinical Neuroscience
PSY 3408 Stress: Interactions between Neural, Endocrine and
Immune Systems
PSY 3409 Clinical Neuropsychology of Schizophrenia and
Bipolar Disorder
PSY 3611 The Therapeutic Relationship in Counselling
Psychology
PSY 3612 Pain (Physical- Mental): Psychoanalytic Approach
PSY 3613 Psychosocial Intervention in the Aftermath of a Natural
Disaster
7th Circle Courses: Miscellaneous
PSY 3701 Community Psychology
6
Seminars
6
6
Seminars
Seminars
6
Seminars
6
6
Labs
Labs
6
6
Labs
Labs
6
Labs
6
Labs
6
Labs
6
Labs
6
Labs
6
Labs
6
6
Labs
Labs
6
Labs
6
Labs
6
Labs
6
Labs
6
Labs
List of Laboratories
1st Circle Courses: Fundamental Principles of Psychology
PSY 4101 Laboratory Exercises on Memory and Perception
PSY 4102 Laboratory Exercises on Language
2nd Circle Courses: Methodology / Statistics
PSY 4201 Statistics with SPSS
PSY 4202 Development and Evaluation of the Psychometric
Properties of a Psychological Measure
PSY 4203 Adult Neuropsychological Assessment: Memory and
Executive Functions
PSY 4204 Adult Neuropsychological Assessment: Language and
Intelligence
3rd Circle Courses: Developmental Psychology/ Educational
& School Psychology
PSY 4301 Assessment of Executive Functions, Concentration and
Attention of Children
PSY 4302 Intervention Techniques for Children with
Developmental Disorders
PSY 4303 Neuropsychological Assessment in Children:
Intelligence and Achievement
PSY 4304 Neuropsychological Assessment in Children: Memory
and Executive Functions
PSY 4305 Introduction to Clinical Assessment Skills
PSY 4306 Introduction to the Clinical Assessment of Learning
Disabilities and Emotional Disorders
4th Circle Courses: Biopsychology / Neurosciences
PSY 4401 Basic Techniques and Methods in the Study of Brain
and Behavior
PSY 4402 Adult Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment:
Executive Function and Attention
5th Circle Courses: Social Psychology / Forensic Psychology
PSY 4501 Applying Work Psychology: Job Analysis and
Performance Appraisal
PSY 4502 Social Psychological Perspectives on Emotion
6th Circle Courses: Clinical & Health Psychology
PSY 4601 Projective Techniques: The Inkblots Test Rorschach -
Clinical Analysis of Cases
PSY 4602 Research and Practice in Health Psychology
PSY 4603 Counseling Psychology Skills
PSY 4604 Schizophrenia: Positive and Negative Symptoms
PSY 4605 Mechanisms of Inducing and Reducing Anxiety
PSY 4606 Psychopathology: Case Reports
6
6
6
6
6
Labs
Labs
Labs
Labs
Labs