Learn how to understand the human mind – study psychology!

What happens when we fall in love, and why do some of us have eating disorders? Can you use your mind to ignore pain? What do I say to someone who is depressed? And what are emotions, actually?

The Department of Psychology has 60 employees and 700 students, distributed across four study programmes. Our students graduate as psychologists, Master's and Bachelor candidates in psychology, and we also offer yearly study programmes.


Psychological clinic

The psychological clinic at the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health Sciences is a low-threshold psychological service providing psychological examinations of patients and treatment. Examinations and treatment are part of the educational programme for psychology students, help to maintain the clinical skills of the health personnel at the Department of Psychology and are also carried out for development and research purposes.

Click here to read more about the clinic (Pages are in norwegian).

Forskerlinjen i psykologi

Forskerlinjen is a new study program implemented at the Department of Psychology at UiT The Arctic University of Norway in 2018. The Department of Psychology at UiT is the first psychological department in Norway that has received funding for forskerlinje from the Research Council of Norway (NFR).  Click here to read more about Forskerlinjen.

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