EFPSA official presentation

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EFPSA
official presentation
Presenter, Position
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What does EFPSA do?
EFPSA organises annual academic events across Europe and
hosts online resources - altogether providing psychology students
opportunity for academic, professional and personal development.
Our activities are guided by four goals: to serve psychology
students, contribute to society, improve psychology, and link
professionals, academics, and students.
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32 European Members
Member Organisations
Observer Organisations
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Mission
Scientific cooperation between European
psychology students
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Mission
To enhance the mobility of European
psychology students
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Mission
Social & cultural cooperation between
European psychology students.
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Mission
To represent European psychology
students in the professional world.
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EFPSA events
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Congress
300 psychology students gathering for a week of
scientific, cultural and social activities
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EFPSA Congresses so far…..
• 1987 Lisbon, Portugal
• 2002 Avanos, Turkey
• 1988 Liege, Belgium
• 2003 Porto, Portugal
• 1989 Lund, Sweden
• 2004 Kopaonik, Serbia and Montenegro
• 1990 Lyon, France
• 2005 San Rafael, Spain
• 1991 Geneva, Switzerland
• 2006 Spindlruv Mlyn, Czech Republic
• 1992 Bergen, Norway
• 2007 Turku, Finland
• 1993 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
• 2008 Tuščiaulių Kaimas, Lithuania
• 1994 Lancaster, UK
• 2009 Altleiningen, Germany
• 1995 Pula, Croatia
• 2010 Baarlo, The Netherlands
• 1996 Jyväskylä, Finland
• 2011 Borowice, Poland
• 1997 Jurmala, Latvia
• 2012 Rødby, Denmark
• 1998 Skofja Loka, Slovenia
• 2013 Izmir, Turkey
• 1999 Troia, Portugal
• 2014, Oradea, Romania
• 2000 Jäneda, Estonia
• 2001 Budapest, Hungary
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Coming soon:
Czech Republic, Šumava, 2015
29th EFPSA
Congress: Czech Republic, 2015
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European Summer School
A research-based summer school
• An event for 36 psychology students from across Europe, establishing 6 research
groups led by PhD-student or postdoc supervisors
• Bringing together academics, undergraduates and post-graduates
• Enrolment into the Junior Researcher Programme
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Train the Trainers Summer School
A uniquely
creative learning
environment
• One week of training for 12 motivated psychology students learning from
professional trainers
• Participants gaining skills, knowledge and attitude suited for delivering
non-formal education across a wide range of topics
• Follow-up support to gain practical experience as a trainer in & for EFPSA
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Train Advanced Trainers
A school for
experienced trainers
of the student NGO
world
• 9 days of training for 25 youth trainers
• An event of non-formal education open to all youth trainers, bringing various
youth NGOs together.
• Local impact: a day trainings delivered to local students
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Conference
A new academically oriented event from EFPSA
• 2nd Conference: Slovakia, November 2015
• Four days, 150 students
• Lectures from researchers, professionals & students
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EFPSA Day
A promotional day
at universities all
over Europe
• Spread the word about EFPSA at your University!
• Goal: to get as many Psychology students from all over
Europe as possible familiar with EFPSA
• Organisers get a full support from the EFPSA Day Coordinator
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EFPSA Day
Introducing the
EFPSA Box
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EFPSA services
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Study Abroad
Online resources
for studying
psychology across
Europe
• A step-by-step guide for planning bachelor and master level exchanges
• Shared experience stories from other psychology students
• Detailed information on university fees, courses, and languages
• A new online online database of postgraduate programmes available
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Travel Network
• A couch-surfing tool aiming to support a Europe-wide
free lodging network for psychology students
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Journal of European Psychology
Students
• A peer-reviewed scientific
journal for psychology
students
• Submissions any time
• Open Access
• Professional feedback
from academics
• Support with your first
academic publication
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http://jeps.efpsa.org | http://blog.efpsa.org
Journal of European Psychology
Students
• Published by Ubiquity Press
• Advantages:
- 1st step in your scientific career
- continuous feedback at each step
- work with PhD students in your field
• We also have a blog, the JEPS BULLETIN
- academic writing, publishing, research skills, interviews
• and we are on Facebook!
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Junior Researcher Programme
• A fully-supported 13-month framework for research projects established at the
European Summer School
• Professional direction from well-established academics
• Dissemination of research through the EFPSA Journal
• Studies conclude with internships, currently hosted at the University of
Cambridge
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Training Office
• Supporting professional & personal development of EFPSA
• Providing trainings over several internal events
• Collaborating with trainers from other organisations
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Structure
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Board of Management 2014/2015
Steering EFPSA
through a one
year mandate
President | Mariyan Vasev
Activities Officer |Ana Odabasic
Vice-President | Spyridoula Chalari
Marketing Officer | Tajana Lucic
Secretary General | Mirna Cerovac
Member Representatives’
Head of Finance | Jayne Hamilton
Coordinator | Alexander Gruhn
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Legislative Body
32 member organisations deciding the future
direction of EFPSA at General Assemblies
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Joint Executive Board & Member
Representatives Meeting
The working community of EFPSA gathering
to ensure its sustainability and development
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The structure of EFPSA
Executive Board
Member
Representatives
Coordinator
Member
Coach
Marketing
Officer
Observer
Coach
Activities
Officer
Marketing Office, Web team &
EFPSA Day
Grants
Coordinator
Head of
FInance
Sponsorship
Coordinator
Social
Impact
Initiative
Internal
Relations
External
Relations
Junior
Researcher
Programme
Training
Office
JEPS
Elect
Vice
President
Imeediate Past President
Secretary
General
President
All EFPSA events
Board of Management
Representatives and Vice Representatives from member organisations
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Why get
involved?
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A step forward in your
academic career
• Scientific knowledge from experts,
students and practitioners
• Academic publishing
• European research groups
• Networking between students and
academics
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Building professional skills
• Challenging &
rewarding
experiences of
organising and
hosting
international events
• Responsibility for
online services
• Representation of
national student
associations at a
European level
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What to do now
• Make use of our online
services
• Attend an international
event
• Work for EFPSA
www.efpsa.org
[email protected]
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