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Forensic Psychology, Short Course

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    Application Deadline
  • 21 days
Treats a series of topics that change every year and deal with various aspects of psychology. Courses are taught by permanent or visiting faculty and are generally related to their fields of specialization.The Forensic Psychology course from The American University of Paris can be used to fulfil the fundamentals requirements in the psychology major.


An introduction to forensic psychology, the Forensic Psychology course from The American University of Paris critically covers how psychology is (and can be) applied to the justice system. Topics include, but are not limited to, competence and insanity, profiling, psychopathy and antisocial personality disorder, assessment of dangerousness, jury selection, eyewitness testimony, psychology of policing, and sexual and domestic violence. Using clinical, developmental, neuropsychological, social, and cultural frameworks, we will investigate crime from a variety of perspectives, including that of perpetrators, victims and communities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 21 days
  • Credits
    4 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

For more information please visit the programme website!

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

A successful application to The American University of Paris requires several supporting documents and sometimes tests. Most can be uploaded directly in your online application. We cannot provide you with a decision until we receive all of your documents.

Online application form
  • AUP has one straight-forward online application for all of the following applicants:
  • College Students
  • Pre-College Grads
  • Adults and Professionals
  • French Language Enthusiasts (Beginner-Advanced)
Personal statement
In a maximum of 300 words, in English, please briefly describe your interest in spending your summer in Paris at AUP, including information about the course(s) you wish to take.
Official transcripts

If you are applying for credit, AUP requires official transcripts from your last three years of schooling. Transcripts must be submitted in English or French, or be accompanied by a certified translation.

If you are a professional wanting to audit a class and have completed a tertiary degree, you can upload a copy of your degree in the place of transcripts.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    3544 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3544 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 21 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    3544 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3544 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 21 days.
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Living costs for Paris

  • 1195 - 1780 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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