Psychology and Law

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Students of the JGU Mainz have the opportonity to sign in different psychology and law lectures and recieve a certificate that proves additional qualification for their curriculum vitae. There are two different ways to achieve the certificate "Psychology and Law". The first way is for master students of the parctial orientated psychology degree, who have absolved the two law seminars. The other way is available for all psychology students to certificate detailed knowledge about law and psychology. The certificate can be used by future law professional psychologists as a proof for their education.

 

Certificate „Psychology, law and criminology – certificate of interdisciplinary competences in
criminal and family law”.

In cooperation with the Center for Interdisciplinary Forensics (ZIF), students have the opportunity to acquire a certificate for interdisciplinary competences in the fields of family and criminal law.
The certificate documents the participation in courses fostering the interdisciplinary dialogue
between psychology, law and criminology, which is very important for the field of legal psychology. The certificate should give interested students the opportunity to highlight their chosen focus in their curriculum vitae.To acquire the certificate, the following courses have to be attended (the corresponding certificates need to be submitted when applying for the certificate „Psychology and law“):

  • Lecture "Einführung in die Rechtspsychologie" (passed exam is required for the certificate)
  • Both seminars „Familienrecht“ and „Strafrecht“ for students of the practical orientated master - others see below
  • One seminar for law students about basics for psychologists
  • At least one seminar of the series „Psychologie und Jura: Zusammenarbeit im Netzwerk“ (winter: family law; summer: criminal law)
  • One course (with certification) from the department of criminology
  • One course (with certification) from the department of law

Students with the ambition to take part in the courses can sign in by an E-Mail to Dr. Aileen Oeberst (aoeberst@uni-mainz.de).  This certificate can be requested at the registrar's office of the Institute of Psychology (Mrs. Habelitz). Please consider sending the required certifications beforehand via email (habelitz@uni-mainz.de). The certifications have to be submitted on the day of collection (earlier submission prefered).

 

Certificate of detailed knowledge about law for psychologists

 

Students, who don't study the pratical orientated master, have the opportunity to achieve a certificate of detailed knowledge of psychology and law. The successful course participation of the following courses is required:

  • Lecture"Einführung in die Rechtspsychologie" (passed exam is required for the certificate)
  • At least one seminar of the series „Psychologie und Jura: Zusammenarbeit im Netzwerk“ (winter: family law; summer: criminal law)
  • The seminar about law basics for psychologists
  • One course (with certification) from the department of criminology
  • One course (with certification) from the department of law

This certificate can also be requested at the registrar's office of the Institute of Psychology (Mrs. Habelitz). Please consider sending the required certifications beforehand via email (habelitz@uni-mainz.de). The certifications have to be submitted on the day of collection (earlier submission prefered).